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MAFRA MONASTERY & NATIONAL PARK

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… a journey that starts at your Hotel and that will take you about 30 km Northwest of Lisbon, to visit a national monument, divided in to two: the Palace and the Monastery, built in the XVIII century under the reign of King João V, in baroque style, with limestone and marble from the region, covering almost 38.000 m2. It has 1.200 rooms, more than 4.700 doors and windows, 156 stairways and 29 inner yards and courtyards.

… there is also the National Park, which was created in 1747 for the King’s enjoyment and also to provide the Palace with firewood and other products. The area is of 1200 h and it has a wall, built in limestone, for 21 km.

PRICES FROM 1 PAX € 55,00

Overview – A visit to the Mafra Monastery (Convent) and its National Park, with three different circuits to choose from.

Highlights – At the Monastery (Convent) – a visit to the interior of the Palace and to its Church.

 

At the National Park, three circuits are possible:

 

1) THE 360 – a visit on foot, with no limited time but within the opening hours, including also a flight demonstration of falcons as well as a visit to the Apiculture (beekeeping) Atelier.

 

2) THE TRAIN CIRCUIT – a visit by train, in a 15 km journey, for about 180 minutes, to watch several wild animals such as deer and boars (wild pigs). It is also included a visit to a small Museum of ancient Carriages and Coaches.

 

3) THE ENCHANTED CIRCUIT– a visit by train, in a 15 km journey, for about 180 minutes, to watch several wild animals such as deer and boars (wild pigs).

Itinerary – From the Hotel to Mafra, about 30 km Northwest of Lisbon.

Pickup – At the Hotel or apartment.

Drop Off – At the Hotel or, at customer’s choice, within Lisbon surroundings.

Bring – Clothes and shoes accordingly to the Season and place.

Inclusions – Driver, vehicle with AC, compulsory Insurance as per the regulations of the Tourism Office of Portugal, tickets to the Monastery (Convent) and National Park.

Exclusions – Licensed Guide (available upon request at an additional cost. Please inquire), meals or drinks.

Cancel Policy – Cancellation is possible, without justification, until payment is not confirmed in full. After payment received, cancellation is also possible up to 48 hours before the booked date, but a cancellation fee is applied of 20%, being only 80% refundable.

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