The Foundation of Batalha, as well as its Monastery, are due to the promise kept by D. João I for the help given throughout the Aljubarrota’s Battle.
During a brief pause to your visit, enjoy and taste the Pudim da Batalha and the Bolos de Ferradura, traditional pastry.
Filled by the majestic Mosteiro de alcobaça, this town has its cultural, social and economic development directly connected to the presence of the Cistercian Order in Portugal.
Surrounded by green hills and the Mountains of Aire and Candeeiros, Alcobaça is baith by the Rivers Alco and Baça, from which junction of words comes its name.
For a complete and very sweet visit, you must taste the Egg Pudding and Broinhas of Alcobaça.
Alcobaça and Batalha hold the best examples of Gothic Style architecture in Portugal. – Alcobaça Monastery and Batalha Monastery
All locals featured in our tours have been previously evaluated, being guaranteed its accessibility for reduced mobility conditions.
As the Foundation of the Town Batalha, its Monastery was also built because of the promise made by D. João I for the help during Aljubarrota’s Battle.
The construction of the Monastery lasted for 150 years having in its architecture three different styles – Manueline, Gothic and Renaissance.
Also qualified as National Monument, the Monastery of Santa Maria Vitória is also nominated World Heritage by UNESCO.
The first example of Gothic Architecture in Portugal is the Alcobaça Monastery.
The construction of the Abbey started in 1178 to represent the domain by the Cistercian Order.
This monument is qualified as National Monument and World Heritage, being nominated one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal in 2007.
8 Seats + 2 Wheelchairs
6 Seats + 4 Wheelchairs
Departure and Arrival: To be advised
Duration of the Tour: 08h00
Morning and Afternoon Snack
Admission to the Museums and Monuments