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Completely unknown to tourists 🙂

Lovely peaceful setting for this 16th century mansion. We'll be watching for cultural activities... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Courbevoie, France
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Quiet place

It stills a secret place and hiden from tourists and crowds. It's not a huge park but is the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Patricia C
Lisbon, Portugal
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24 Oct 2018
“Completely unknown to tourists ”
9 Jul 2018
“Quinta da Ribafria”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Estrada da Varzea, Sintra 2710-403, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely peaceful setting for this 16th century mansion. We'll be watching for cultural activities taking place there. Plus we missed the Chapel ! Visit of the surroundings is free and the interior is not open to the public.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

This property located near the Lourel, Sintra, is made up of the Manor of Ribafria, gardens and green spaces. The Manor was built in 1541 by Gaspar Gonçalves, during the reign of King Manuel I, who conferred on him the title of the landlord of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 27 February 2018

As I live close by, I visit it quite often. When there are events I like to walk around this gorgeous place. On summer time there are several events like alternative markets, concerts, music and so on. Come to visit it and you will be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank isabelrva
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A lost place near Sintra in Lourel. Beautifull place to walk and have a nice picnic. Plenty of shadows with a beautifull house and gardens . In the summer there is allways free shows that endure to the nigth . A place to return and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It stills a secret place and hiden from tourists and crowds. It's not a huge park but is the perfect place for a 30 minute walk or to read a book in the nature environment. You migh have lucky and get some event there.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This place exists for ages and even though I live nearby I never gave it a second thought. Until now it has been closed and used only for special occasions by the Sintra Council. Having decided to open it for the general public as place...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Polskiman
Reviewed 19 May 2015

If you like to find places that only a few ever heard of, this is the place (or should i say Palace...) to go! Solar de Ribafria ordered the construction in 1541, in the reign of D. Manuel I. It's name, Ribafria is due to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank BarteoMUNUS
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7 November 2016|
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Response from Pedro T | Reviewed this property |
im so sorry to take so long to anwser to ur question, its free access, open from 9:00 to 19:00 in summer and 10:00 to 17H in winter, excpet when decorring some kind of event, in those days it migth be hopen until 24H
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