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Monsaraz Castle and Walls

Largo do Castelo, Monsaraz 7200-175, Portugal
+351 963 702 392
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“bull ring” (7 reviews)
Largo do Castelo, Monsaraz 7200-175, Portugal
+351 963 702 392
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about Monsaraz, including the jaw-dropping views! The castle is charming featuring a bullring in the main courtyard, an unusual sight. When we were there it was tranquil and not overrun with tourists which only augmented its appeal.

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I discovered Monsaraz for the first time a few days ago and I'm in love. So much history and so lovely streets, restaurants and houses. An unforgettable place for sure.

Thank Ana D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful views all around. Parking can be tricky but be patient. One night stay is sufficient. Bring your camera.

Thank HeidiSomersetUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the way to the Monsaraz, I must admit I was having a heart attack as to high up were where, however once i got a hold of myself i could marvel at just how pretty this little place was, with its shops bars restaurants...More

Thank AmandaBid
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fascinating history and charming village. A guide is a must. Though small, it is rich in historic significance. Not much information is provided so having a guide will enrich the experience. Spectacular views as well.

Thank OregonSungirl
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Monsaraz is very quaint and lovely place to walk around for 2-3 hours and the have a cup of coffee. There is a pottery down 7 km away that you can drive through on your way here and stop to see pottery made. They also...More

Thank monkeycleo
Reviewed November 7, 2017

The only place l have ever been where it is possible to see the sun rise and set on the horizon. This is a particularly photogenic place. Well worth the effort to be there.

Thank michaelg1912
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Monsaraz was beautiful and a very pleasant surprise. It is unspoiled and has not been overrun by tourists, stores or restaurants. We wanted to take a picture at every turn. Quant streets, gorgeous views and interesting buildings. A very nice way to spend the day....More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We decided to drive to this pretty little town from Evora, and it was quite a nice drive before arriving in Monsaraz and luckily finding a parking spot outside the walls of the town. Once inside, it's a pedestrian area only and fun to walk...More

Thank BKandCB
Reviewed October 18, 2017

The little castle town of Monsaraz is worth discovering. Old world and charming, the views from the castle overlooking the largest man-made lake in Europe are stunning.

Thank Holly A
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