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Tapada Nacional de Mafra

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Beautiful Countryside Hiking

I ran a segment of a trail run through the Tapada Nacional de Mafra, 9K of beautiful hills and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Denver, Colorado
Dia muito agradável / Very nice day

(In English below) Escolhemos fazer apenas passeio pedestre. Os 8 km do troço fizeram-se sem... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Hirtshals, Denmark
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

I ran a segment of a trail run through the Tapada Nacional de Mafra, 9K of beautiful hills and vistas starting just behind the palace/convent in the center of town. The trails weave through the preserve, and my companions even saw a herd of deer,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We turned up planning a nice walk in the forest. On arrival the man at the desk said it would be €6.50 per person to walk one of the trails. This would add up to €32.50 for our family (2 adults and 3 children under...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

In the heart of the Mafra Forest this Preserve is a little peace of wild life that allows us visitors to see a very interesting group of animals in the nature, this place is very big and makes available to the animals a very large...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pedro Miguel M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

They're good at charging you 6€ for 20 minutes of archery practice but when you get on site, the "instructor" tells you you have to wait but doesn't say for how long. Probably more than 45 minutes. Our advice : avoid the place, it's wasted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

(In English below) Escolhemos fazer apenas passeio pedestre. Os 8 km do troço fizeram-se sem qualquer dificuldade. Vimos veados e gamos e algumas aves de rapina selvagens. Passámos um dia bastante agradável que recomendamos. We choose to do the pedestrian walk. We made the 8...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Raiada de Mafra is a very interesting place to spend a few hours. You can watch deer running free and wolves (in a closed space). Do visit !!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank josea240
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A good place to visit if you have been to the palace also. Recommended to visit a very lovely place.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our parkland hike in Tapada Nacional de Marta...the former great bring grounds for a Portuguese king, the park provides a variety of activities and programming for a wide variety of audiences. Unfortunately we visited during the low season, with almost no planned activities,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 538brenth
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Several hikes possible depending on your level and the time you have. Did one during a bit more than 2 hours was nice, it gives you a really great view of the park. You can go with children, there are also several animations that are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Marianeturc
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this park not knowing what to expect. The tour really took a long time for our little children. The people guiding did it with passion and love. The guide on the train was only in Portugese and extremely loud so very annoying ....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Wendy V
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Response from lc709394 |
Thanks very much for your reply! I guess I'll take a taxi then, as I don't drive.