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Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV, Portugal
Historic Design Pousada with pool formerly an convent in Alentejo


Formerly a 16th Century Convent, located in the same square as the favorite royal residence of the House of Braganca in Portugal.
Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV The Pousada de D. João IV is set in the former Convent of Chagas de Cristo in the historical village of Vila Viçosa. Very characteristic with its intricate themed rooms, full of legends and tales, the Pousada has kept intact the convent cells, the retreats and the oratories built by the nuns. You can also appreciate the exquisite conventual recipes.




Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV


SERVICES & FACILITIES INCLUDED:
  • Hotel has the following equipment:

    * Air-Conditioning
    * Swimming Pool
    * Elevator
    * Historical/Monumental Building
    * Nature/Scenic Area
    * Meeting Facilities
  • Rooms have the following equipment:

    * Air-Conditioning
    * Cable TV
    * 220 Volts Voltage
    * Mini-Bar
    * Hair Drier
    * Bathing gowns
    * Phone
    * Safe
    * Internet


RESTAURANT/BARS:

What to eat...

The restaurant of the Restaurant D. Carlos - We recommend the “Regional Gastronomy Experiment”, always combined with the excellent regional wines (Borba, Estremoz, Redondo, Reguengos and Évora). At Saturday dinners you may enjoy the great “Buffet”. During summer, the Friday nights are wonderful in the restaurant’s esplanade, where you can have the Traditional Barbecue. The deserts of Alentejo also are fabulous..

Specialty Restaurant Menu
* Clam chowder
* Dogfish in a marinade with garlic and coriander
* Roast leg of pork with white beans
* Regional sweets


Activities:

* Snooker and family games
* Hot air ballooning
* Country walks
* Tours to cellers in Estremoz


Fairs and Markets

* NOSSA SENHORA DA BOA NOVA FESTIVAL - In Alandroal on Abril
It is a religious and regional festival related to Senhora da Boa Nova, with the great scenario of the mediavel village of Terna and one of the rare church-fortress of Portugal
* TASQUINHAS FAIR - Vila Viçosa on the end of May.
* CAPUCHOS FESTIVAL - Vila Viçosa on the 2nd weekend of September
* SANTOS FAIR - In the village of Borba, on November
It is a traditional fair of autumn.
* Nª SRA. CONCEIÇÃO FESTIVAL - Vila Viçosa on the 8th of December
It is a religious festival related to Nª Sra. da Conceição, the patron of Portugal.

MAP:

Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV  ~ Location Map Pousada de Vila Vicosa - D. Joao IV  ~ Location Map


HOW TO GET THERE:

Vila Viçosa, 28 Km to the south of Estremoz, is 210 Km southeast of Lisbon.


Distance from major cities: Lisbon (190km), Faro (345km), Porto (425km)


   

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