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Excellently laid out museums and well worth visiting but beware no entry is allowed 1hr before closing and it closes for lunch! If like us this was to follow on after a morning visit to the Ducal Palace go somewhere for lunch as they won't...More
The surrounding walls of the castle attracted my attention the moment I entered the town and although it was raining and I had as an alternative to visiting the palace I chose to visit the castle and walk its walls. It is a page of...More
We carefully studied the advertised opening times displayed on the wall and arrived at 12.15 to whizz round this museum before it closed for lunch at 13.00. It actually comprises a well-laid out archaeological museum and a hunting museum. Having recently visited a few of...More
We enjoyed walking around the ruins of this castle and discovering a little villsge within ,a cemetery and church to view.All in all an interesting experience in the ever charming town of Villa Viscosa. Pure charm and a peaceful place to visit.
We didn't enter the castle itself, so can't comment on the museum inside, but this is a fab place to walk around the walls of the old town - amazing really that they're still accessible to the public without any railings or barriers! Great views...More
The remains of the castle are on a hill at the head of the main town square. It is a nice walk up to the castle and its gardens. You might sit on a bench and have a picnic. Lovely view of the town from...More
The castle is visible from most of the small town. If you find the main square (praça), up one end is an ex-convent, now used as the Town Hall. Opposite this and not a difficult walk is the remains of the castle. There is not...More
Unfortunalely the interior was closed when we visited. However it is possible to explore the grounds Which are well worthwhile. It is posssible to walk on the top of the walls and we saw some people up there. However the stairrs up (no rail) are...More