Batalha attractions

Top Choice Monastery in Batalha

Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória

The extraordinary monastery of Batalha was built to commemorate the 1385 Battle of Aljubarrota (fought just south of here). Most of the monument was completed by 1434 in Flamboyant Gothic, but Manueline exuberance s…
Historic Site in Batalha

Batalha de Aljubarrota Centro de Interpretação

For Portuguese people Aljubarrota conjures up a fierce sense of national pride, a 1385 battle where they defeated an odds-on favourite Castilian force and established the foundations for the Portuguese golden age. W…
Museum in Batalha


This modern, award-winning municipal museum in the centre of town is well worth the visit, taking you through the prehistory and history of the region, including some well-presented Roman remains and sections on the…