Vila Viçosa travel guide

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You're Going to Love Vila Viçosa

With a population of 5,484, Vila Viçosa is a must-see destination in Evora, Portugal.

When to visit Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Vila Viçosa in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Vila Viçosa


Although Vila Viçosa doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS), which is located 149 km from Vila Viçosa. The shortest flight to Vila Viçosa from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 32h 55m.


Train is the most popular train carrier serving Vila Viçosa, followed by Comboios de Portugal. The train journey from Vila Viçosa to Porto takes 2h 50m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Faro, expect to pay about $18 for a 2h 56m trip.


Another option to get to Vila Viçosa is to pick up a car hire from Lisbon, which is about 149 km from Vila Viçosa. You’ll find branches of Klass Wagen and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Lisbon.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Vila Viçosa, including FlixBus, Gipsyy and Bus. From Fátima, the bus ride to Vila Viçosa takes 129 km and will cost you around $10. From Faro, the ticket costs about $12 for a journey of 306 km.

Airports near Vila Viçosa

Airlines serving Vila Viçosa

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Where to stay in Vila Viçosa

Average rates range from around $127 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $257 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Vila Viçosa

Hiring a car in Vila Viçosa

Expect to pay $3.32 per litre in Vila Viçosa (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $39.81 and $53.08.