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Family day off

Nice city, clean, with lots of street shopping, without many tourists, the weather is a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AnaFerreira2015
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Cascais, Portugal
Lovely morning!

We were staying in Nazare and decided to drive over to Alcobaca. It was maybe a 15 minute drive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharron G
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Henderson, Nevada
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2460-018 Alcobaca, Portogallo, Alcobaca 2460-743, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice city, clean, with lots of street shopping, without many tourists, the weather is a bit uncertain.

Thank AnaFerreira2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in Nazare and decided to drive over to Alcobaca. It was maybe a 15 minute drive - but a world apart. Whereas Nazare is a little beachy town, Alcobaca seems to gather itself around a beautiful monastery and revels in it's history...dating...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exterior of the monastery is slightly Gothic in style while the interior is impressive in its simplicity. The white columns with the high ceilings is very beautiful.

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alcobaca is a nice little town. You can find here some nice shops, good restaurants and the impressive monastery.

Thank Marly770
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The square near the church is difficult to walk on but there are shops and restaurants all around to get a quick bite, snack, ice cream or water

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Beautiful small town altogether but highlight is the monastery with a huge kitchen. I perfect thing to do if the coast is cloudy! Nice small cafes with lunch and a view to the monastery.

Thank Emilia V
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a Cistercian monastery, with 12th-century origins, with its own church, cloisters & a magnificent tiled kitchen, which is worth a trip in itself. The body of the building is free to enter but it is worth paying a small admission charge to get...More

Thank _mrh273
Reviewed 3 March 2017

... stay for a few days. First: because this is where The World Heritage Monastery is located. Second: because it's a great place to departure to other heritage areas around such as Obidos, Nazare and Batalha (we used buses). Third: Alcobaca is so clean, so...More

Thank JuliannaD
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Alcobaca is a lovely city to visit, with the imposing, romantic fantastic monastery at its very center

Thank polinav
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Get outside of the major cities and visit Alcobaça. The highlight is a spectacular 11th century monastery with a large open space around it that allows for great photos. Lots of outdoor cafes and great restaurants, and easy to walk around. Nearby are other great...More

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