Welcome to Mafra

This town near Lisbon, in the "saloia" (rustic) area, which used to supply the capital with garden produce, is famous for its imposing Palace-Convent, the largest edifice in Portugal, built by order of King Dom João V in the 18th century. The king, who still had no children three years after his marriage to Dona Maria Ana of Austria, promised the Franciscan firars that he would build them a convent in the Mafra area if his prayers for an heir to the throne were answered. So, on the occasion of the birth of his daughter Dona Maria Pia, he began the building, the plan for which was initially quite modest. After the German architect Ludwig was contracted, however, the plan underwent considerable changes as a result of the luxury Portugal was experiencing at the time on account of the wealth coming from Brazil. Hence this grandiose monument was built, (including a convent for 300 friars, a basilica and a 666-room royal palace), in a record time, from 1717 to 1730, to be inaugurated on the king´s 41st birthday. The Mafra Preserve which adjoins the Convent, acquired by King Dom João IV in the mid-18th century to enhance the value of the set of buildings, was used as a game reserve, and is now open to the public.

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Tour De Mafra

Mafra - est célèbre pour son palais-couvent, construit par le roi John V au XVIIIe siècle à la suite d'un vœu que le jeune roi avait fait si la reine D. Maria Ana d'Autriche lui a donné des descendants, le palais de Mafra est le un important monument baroque au Portugal, intégrant un palais royal, une basilique, un couvent franciscain et une importante bibliothèque.

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Queluz – Mafra – Ericeira, Visite Privée

L'aube et le coucher du soleil de la dernière dynastie royale portugaise

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Sintra & Mafra Tour D’une Journée

La côte ouest de Lisbonne, la destination rurale.

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De Lisbonne: Visite Privée À Queluz, Mafra Et Ericeira

Nous commençons ce voyage romantique à travers le palais de Queluz, nous continuons à Mafra où nous visiterons le couvent et le palais de Mafra, nous traverserons le village miniature de José Franco et nous terminerons dans le magnifique village d'Ericiera.

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Tour De Mafra + Sintra

Visite au Palais de Mafra, dégustation de vin et Palais dans le centre de Sintra

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Mafra Palais National, José Franco’s Village Et Ericeira

Venez visiter la magnifique villa de Mafra et Ericeira!

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