Alcobaca Monastery

Alcobaca Monastery
Alcobaca Monastery - Cloisters D. Dinis
© paul Barker Hemings / CC BY-SA 3.0

The monastery of Santa Maria de Alcobaça is another UNESCO World Heritage site. This medieval monastery was the first to be built in the Gothic style in Portugal. Consists of many later additions and a a real insight into monastic life at the time.

Other attractions near Alcobaca Monastery


Nazare travel guide »

Possibly the most famous fishing town in Portugal, Nazaré is unique in many ways. It doesn’t contain the architectural treasures or grandiose monuments prevalent in other Portuguese towns, but it has an atmosphere of times gone by,...