Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa
Convento das Chagas - Terreiro do Paço (Vila Viçosa),7160 Vila Viçosa (Vila Viçosa)
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Description

The Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa, located in the region of Alto Alentejo, is located close to the historical centre of Vila Viçosa and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Situated between Elvas, Borba and Redondo, Vila Viçosa is a quaint village, rich with history. The Pousada is located in the former Convent of the Chagas de Cristo, built on the orders of Jaime IV, Duke of Bragança, in the 16th century.
During your stay you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, have fun in the games room and relax in the drawing room that also has a piano. For your meals, we have a restaurant and a bar. 

The rooms are decorated in warm colours and are equipped with television and free Wi-Fi. There are 11 themed rooms with decoration and elements unique to each one.


RESTAURANTS AND SERVICES
Dive into the outdoor swimming pool and enjoy the spacious terrace with deckchairs for relaxing and sunbathing. In winter, enjoy relaxing by thefireplace in the bar or in the piano room, while reading a book. 

Alentejana cuisine and convent sweets are the hallmark experience of those who take their meals at the restaurant located in the former convent refectory, overlooking the courtyard. In the summer, you can enjoy a meal or a drink in the Cloisters, surrounded by frescos from the 16th century. In your free time enjoy the comfort of the drawing room or have fun in our games room.

HISTORY
A religious house built more than 500 years ago to serve as the Pantheon to the ladies of the House of Braganza, the second most powerful noble family in the country, only after the Royal Family. Located next to the Ducal Palace, the convent, the church and the palace are witnesses of a rich historical era and, thanks to D. João IV, the Restorer, they serve as examples of a beauty and richness that are difficult to match.

LOCATION AND DESTINATION
Vila Viçosa is a land of churches, monasteries, chapels, hermitages and convents. This is the Land of Florbela Espanca. It is also known internationally for the abundance of marble that exists in the region. Visit the numerous museums and monuments or take the opportunity to experience a visit to one of the many marble quarries. 

The town of Évora is 63 km from the Pousada and Portalegre is 76 km away. The Pousada Convento de Vila Viçosa is a Historic Hotel with 34 rooms and five suites.

All FacilitiesFree Wi-FiSwimming PoolRoom ServiceRestaurantDogs Allowed (surcharge)



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