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Palace of Bussaco

Bussaco, Portugal
+351 231 937 970
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Bussaco, Portugal
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"very nice place"
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"forest surrounding"
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"paths"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed walking through the gardens. The wisteria pathway is just gorgeous. Highly recommended if you are currently in the area. We both enjoyed our time driving through a forested area, the scents were wonderful!

Thank Marisol A
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We went to celebrate Easter, never been there before but we’re sure we will come back. Lunch was delicious and the place and gardening very nice. The staff super nice

Thank MarkGaby
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Nice palace and great forest to take a hike Unfortunately they don’t let you see the palace from the inside or eat in the resturant , which is a shame There is coffee shop and souvenirs shop outside

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Situated in the forest of Buçaco, this magnificent 19th center summer palace is not to be missed. The Manueline-like stone adornments are simply amazing as are the tiles that line the entrance portico. Walk through the nearby forests (but don't mess with the trees or...More

Thank Richard_Milsom
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The forest was first constructed by monks who settled here. There is still a convent open to visitors, which is richly decked in Catholic statuary and makes innovative use of cork and pine shingles. The forest itself has many little chapels and stations of the...More

Thank helenart2016
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve read somewhere it’s a nice place to go and visit but I didn’t expect this. The palace was gorgeous and the gardens outside were so well maintained and well designed. We had a blue sky day so we also found in the garden a...More

Thank Tomer_where_to_next
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Obviously this place wasn't meant to be seen in the autumn. The lakes were empty of birds, except for two. Also, the paths could get a bit slippery, so I wished I had my hiking boots. The grounds were still nice at this time of...More

Thank Zelda_of_Arel
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Two friends and I recently visited the Palace of Bussaco and we had a great time. The buildings are beautiful as are the extensive grounds. It is not possible to go inside unless you are staying there, but the visit was still worthwhile for the...More

Thank Donto1
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to walk in the forest surrounding the palace. Don't miss the coffee shop near the gift shop.

Thank Emil M
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It is really majestic! Beautiful architecture from the outside. But we were told to get out of the hotel when we tried to take some pictures from it's interior!!!

Thank Alexandre C
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