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Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca

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Estrada Elvas, Elvas, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve visited this Fortress in a very warm day, and there was no one there, however the view and visit where great!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great piece of military architecture. Used during the peninsular war and from that time. You can see how this fort was built to withstand the enemy and the views are superb. Well worth a visit and if you can pick up a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gerente de relações com clientes at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado visitante, Agradecemos os seus comentários no seguimento da sua visita ao Forte da Nossa Senhora da Graça em Elvas....More

Reviewed August 11, 2019

This World Heritage Site is interesting on many levels. The guide tour is a must for anyone that enjoys history because this place is packed with history! Many well preserved parts inside to enjoy plus a great view up top.More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gerente de relações com clientes at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimado visitante, Agradecemos os seus comentários no seguimento da sua visita ao Forte da Nossa Senhora da Graça em Elvas....More

Reviewed February 23, 2019

TripAdvisor map location is incorrect.....but you can see it. It is about 1 km north of Elvas off of N246. We saw the fort from a distance from Elvas and had to go. Disappointed since closed for improvements. We were able to do a limited...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2019
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Estimado visitante, Agradecemos os seus comentários no seguimento da sua visita ao Forte da Nossa Senhora da Graça em Elvas....More

Reviewed February 13, 2019

Didn't manage to go inside as we got there at 4.30pm and it shut at 5pm (there in February) and for 5 Euros each we didn't think half an hour would do I justice. Instead we just wandered around the walls and enjoyed the amazing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gerente de relações públicas at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Dear visitor, We appreciate your comments in following up visit to the our Fort in Elvas. It was with great pleasure that we received your congratulations. we won't stop sharing your comments with all our team. Your satisfaction is our best reward for all the...More

Reviewed January 28, 2019

We drove into Elvas and passed by the incredibly interesting Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca but due to time constraints we could not stop.....Elvas town was also worth a visit and perhaps we can explore more next time!More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gerente de relações com clientes at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Dear visitor, We appreciate your comments in following up visit to the our Fort in Elvas. It was with great pleasure that we received your congratulations. we won't stop sharing your comments with all our team. Your satisfaction is our best reward for all the...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Was just looking to get out into the interior of the Algarve and happened onto Elvas. Now I what to go back and spend a day touring the fortess.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gerente de relações públicas at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Dear visitor, We appreciate your comments in following up visit to the our Fort in Elvas. It was with great pleasure that we received your congratulations. we won't stop sharing your comments with all our team. Your satisfaction is our best reward for all the...More

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

I’ve never seen a fortress like this one with its symmetrical design and bulwarks. Amazing to walk around the entire castle, on different levels, finishing off with the 360 rooftop views from the governors houseMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gerente de relações com clientes at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Dear visitor, We appreciate your comments in following up visit to the our Fort in Elvas. It was with great pleasure that we received your congratulations. we won't stop sharing your comments with all our team. Your satisfaction is our best reward for all the...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Really enjoyed a few hours exploring this place. As mentioned there is not a lot of displays or artefacts to view but the architecture itself is the main attraction. 4 separate levels of fortification before you reach the yellow governors house. Make sure you go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018
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Estimado visitante, Agradecemos os seus comentários no seguimento da sua visita ao Forte da Nossa Senhora da Graça em Elvas....More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We came to Elvas to attend a wedding, having never thought of visiting here. However if you fancy a trip to a slightly more unusual destination, I really recommend you consider here. This morning’s trip was to this fort and we spent a thoroughly entertaining...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Equipa_Forte_Graca, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018
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Estimado visitante, Agradecemos os seus comentários no seguimento da sua visita ao Forte da Nossa Senhora da Graça em Elvas....More

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Bom dia. O Forte da Graça está aberto de terça a domingo das 10h às 18h com visitas guiadas às 10h30/11h/15h/16h segundo disponibilidade de agenda. Para melhor esclarecimento contacte-nos por mail. Na expectativa de o... More
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