Roman Villa of São Cucufate

Excavations have unearthed the ruins of an important 4C Roman villa, which was the residence of a wealthy landowner. What is interesting is that it has two floors built of brick and stone. The upper level is supported by a vaulted gallery, which is rare on the Iberian peninsular. To the south you can see the remains of a temple. In the middle ages the north section of the villa was converted to a convent - the church has preserved some frescoes.

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Vila de Frades, 7960 Vidigueira


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Opening hours

early May-mid Sep: daily except Mon, Tue morning and Bank Hols 10am-12.30pm, 2.30pm-6.30pm; rest of year: daily except Mon, Tue morning and Bank Hols 10am-1pm, 2pm-5.30pm