Alcobaça & Batalha Monasteries

Alcobaça & Batalha Monasteries

Two historical, beautiful, and unique UNESCO heritage sites in one go.

Alcobaça Monastery is a place where eternal love is celebrated, as it is the resting place of Pedro and Inês. Pedro was a prince whose lover was brutally assassinated for political reasons. When he became King, he made sure justice was served: he had the assassins killed (legend has it their hearts were taken out to make them pay for his broken heart…) and his beloved Inês was crowned Queen of Portugal… after her death.

We will tell you all about the history and daily life of this ancient monastery, the biggest of all Cistercian centers in Europe. “Pray and Work” was the motto of the monks, who also left something of a profane legacy: pastry and Ginjinha. You’ll thank us later.

At Batalha Monastery, a true masterpiece of Portuguese architecture, you will see the marvelous royal pantheon and learn all about the Battle (Batalha) of Aljubarrota, which paved the way for Portugal to become the first global empire.

The Route:

We will start at the Alcobaça Monastery and visit the church and the cloisters. After we head to the Batalha Monastery to see one of the most impressive medieval monuments in our country.

For more information and reservations, visit:

Book your tour at:

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For all those who love history and architecture and want to explore these UNESCO sites. During 4 hours you will get to know the stories and histories of these enchanting places.

The Guided Tour to Batalha and Alcobaça Monasteries is for all ages, visitors, tourists who are curious to venture into these UNESCO giants in Portugal.

For reservations contact [email protected] or 961 481 448.


* Get to Know the Alcobaça Monastery
* Get to Know the Batalha Monastery
* Get to Know stories and myths
* Taste local pastry



Every day

Tour Schedule:

 09am and 02.30pm

Meeting Point:

Caldas da Rainha Tourism Office


2 to 3 pax (minimum 2 pax) = 90€ (each – Includes: Transport / Not included: beverages / Food / Monasteries entrances)

 4 or more pax = Upon Budget

We do Private Tours


Upon Request

Tour Duration:

4 hours


Portuguese, English 

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