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Casa de Mateus

Freguesia de Mateus, Vila Real 5000-291, Portugal
+351 259 323 121
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Superb palace

The iconic wine bottle of the '60s (Mateus Rose) featured the picture of this lovely palace. Our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stunningly beautiful casa - home of Mateus wines

We visited with a group €12 entry. The siting of the casa in amongst tall trees is a thing of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Freguesia de Mateus, Vila Real 5000-291, Portugal
+351 259 323 121
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The iconic wine bottle of the '60s (Mateus Rose) featured the picture of this lovely palace. Our visit was very interesting - the local guide was very informative. There were several tour groups visiting at the same time, but the guides managed superbly to organise...More

Thank GerMar60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with a group €12 entry. The siting of the casa in amongst tall trees is a thing of beauty. The original wine making buildings are still there although The Mateus family are no longer making the brand. The casa is just a truly...More

Thank Whitehavengirl43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was interesting seeing the house as it is on the Mateus wine bottle but that wine is not produced at this place. The exterior of the house is lovely and we really enjoyed walking through the gardens. We went for a wine tasting and...More

Thank tlynn63
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is not the home of Mateus Rose, they just use the picture on the bottles. The house is impressive as you approach it but most of the gardens are not inspiring. We went as part of a group tour so did not have to...More

Thank Warwickchef
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We really enjoyed the tour of this historic mansion and winery that the family still stays are on occasion. The house is well maintained and has beautiful gardens. The entire experience is fun and interesting. The wines made here are quite good as well so...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The most interesting point of this house, is the view as you first walk up the driveway and see the familiar frontispiece on the other side of the entrance pond! It is certainly very striking, and of course so familiar on that certain wine bottle!...More

Thank brian t
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were encouraged to go visit Casa de Mateus, as the birthplace of the famous wine brand, and whilst an interesting stately manor and gardens, I wouldn't necessarily go out of my way to visit it again. The guided tour was interesting, but nothing really...More

Thank Dallas N
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Very pretty gardens though compact in size by some standards. Was put off paying for visit inside by no photos policy. Most interesting aspect was to hear that years ago they turned down a per-bottle licensing deal for use of their picture by Mateus Rose...More

Thank MDB-Bham
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We came here with no expectations or research but saw it on the map and thought we would pay a visit. The house and gardens are beautiful we took a tour and a wander round the magnificent garden. afterwards we went four our tasting and...More

Thank Paulbrst
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We came here as and included trip on our river Cruise. At the gate a local couple were selling large bags of cherries for €3. They were delicious! The gardens are extremely well kept conidering that only one full time gardener is employed. He does...More

Thank Kevin F
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30 July 2017|
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Response from George D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I can't help. I was on a river cruise on the Douro River and visited here on an organized coach trip
karen m
23 April 2017|
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Response from janneman55 | Reviewed this property |
it's 12 euro per visitor, for the castle, the chapel and free for the gardens. If you like wine, spend the extra 5 euro for the wine tasting, it's something different from the well known rosé
5 July 2016|
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Response from T09DTL | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, To be honest I am not sure! I purchased my ticket at the front gate, but there were a few tour busses there, so maybe you can book a tour? Best of luck! And wishing you excellent weather for your outing (: