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Tapada Nacional de Mafra

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Train and eagles

9,5 Euros for the ride and show. If you go there go earlier or book the ride. If you prefere you my... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2015
GIlberto E
Lisbon, Portugal
In the footsteps of kings

We loved the landscape, the animals, the rattling mini train tip with a very warm and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2014
Haugesund, Norway
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Reviewed May 14, 2015

We hired the electric car. it was supposed to take one hour to do the round trip. This leaves very little time. After stopping to take photographs we didn't get to the end of the park. they sent out a jeep to ask us to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 6, 2015

too expensive for two hours of dust swalling and seing two little pigs. Recommended for the ones who enjoy being humilliated

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed March 29, 2015

9,5 Euros for the ride and show. If you go there go earlier or book the ride. If you prefere you my walk or cicling. One our ride in train wher you can see wild animals like dears, wild board, birds... You may also ask...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank GIlberto E
Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is a nature reserve which delights families with a scenic train ride through the property. They also show and educate visitors on the wildlife in the area including a demostration of Owls and Eagles. The only downside...is in the summer there is a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Angela M
Reviewed August 6, 2014

We loved the landscape, the animals, the rattling mini train tip with a very warm and knowledgeable guide and the show of falconry. On the downside it was very tiresome to buy tickets with a rather pompous middle aged lady who "shrank" considerably when she...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Ana_Hagen
Reviewed July 28, 2014

While the Tapada is beautiful and there are lots of activities and all sorts of wild animals to be seen, the "house/hotel" is dirty, the rooms smell terrible, toilets are decadent. The smell from the carpets in the room prevented me from sleeping most of...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank PaulaDaS
Reviewed June 5, 2014

I liked very much, Very good place to visit with familiy and kids. Very sweet and calm. Good views and a lot of animals.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Peter G
Reviewed November 10, 2013

A very good way to spend an afternoon. You can see deer, birds, several kind of trees and plants and in the end the falconry with demonstrations. Worth a visit, or several!

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank L P
Reviewed August 16, 2013

If you like nature and to see some local animals, this is a good way to spend a morning or afternoon. You can combine this visit with a trip to Sobreiro to see the miniature village. In Tapada de Mafra you can do several activities,...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Cristina V
Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is an unusual spot that has kept the 19th century forest structure. I want to go back and see more of it. There are several organised ways to visit it (diesel "train", walks, BTT)

Date of experience: August 2013
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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.