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Casa de Mateus

Freguesia de Mateus, Vila Real 5000-291, Portugal
+351 259 323 121
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A lovely private home

This private home is beautiful inside and out. The gardens are extensive and very well kept. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AZtraveler27
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Scottsdale Arizona
Amazing buildings....tours are too infrequent.

When you walk through the gates (you must park outside across the road) and turn the corner, the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
susan g
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“guided tour” (20 reviews)
“wine tasting” (13 reviews)
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Freguesia de Mateus, Vila Real 5000-291, Portugal
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+351 259 323 121
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"guided tour"
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"across the road"
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"wine tasting"
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"spoke very good english"
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"worth a visit"
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"famous wine"
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"long wait"
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"family history"
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"money well spent"
in 2 reviews
"twenty minutes"
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"beautiful grounds"
in 3 reviews
"place is beautiful"
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"excellent value"
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"formal gardens"
in 6 reviews
"interesting visit"
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"sense of humour"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This private home is beautiful inside and out. The gardens are extensive and very well kept. We even saw workers trimming and clipping while we walked through them. The rooms have stunning carved ceilings and richly ornamented furniture. I especially liked the library with its...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you walk through the gates (you must park outside across the road) and turn the corner, the first view of the house and lake is stunning!! The façade of the buildings is equally impressive and the formal gardens are also beautiful. We arrived at...More

1  Thank susan g
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today specifically for the wine tasting and house tour. Tour and gardens were nice...a bit pricey...but no tasting avail when we arrived 1:30pm...or when we left at 3pm...oh well plenty of other wineries in the area

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the gardens as a trip from our river cruise. My wife was impressed by the standard they had achieved and we had no trouble spending the time there. It is fascinating that they do not try to sell you bottles of the famous...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pay at the entrance to the right on your way through the gateway- 12.50 euros for a tour of the mansion and gardens. The grounds open at 11am, tours are available in English. Parking is outside across the square and if necessary around the corner...More

2  Thank goldsb
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super beautiful place and a great visit. Too bad that you cannot visit the house (only the garden) without a guide....

Thank Hoffmann5
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Casa de Mateus has one of the most famous palaces known in the world because its picture is every Mateus Rose Wine. This palace is very beautiful with a Wonderfull park.

Thank Liliane1969
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wow, this villa is exceptional and brings out the spirit of Portugal. It sits on beautiful grounds with an amazing reflecting pool and shrubs and flowers and trees that are cared for to perfection. Inside you can find typical Portuguese wooden floors and ceilings and...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We bought ticket only for garden, which cost 8 EUR per person. It is nice but not must. In hot day you can hide under nice alley of trees.

1  Thank Michaela B
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

8.50€ for a 10 minute walk in a small garden? No way! Not to mention the fact you have to pay another 8€ just to park your car. Disappointing.

1  Thank Anej G
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coco478
30 July 2017|
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Response from Geod2 | 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
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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
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mchapman911
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 (:
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