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Roman Villa of São Cucufate

Roman Villa of São Cucufate

Open: 2nd May-15th September: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 a.m-12.30 p.m / 2.30 p.m-6.30 p.m |16th Sepetember-30th April; Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 a.m-13.00 p.m / 2.00 p.m-5.30 p.m

Closed: Monday; Tuesday morning; 1st January; Easter Sunday; 25th April; Labour Day (1st May);  Ascension Thursday (municipal holiday); 25th December


Free entry while work to requalify the archaeological area is ongoing.



7960 Vila de Frades  

The Roman ruins of São Cucufate correspond to a Roman large rural property, that was used for agricultural exploration and for the residence of its owner.

They are one of the most important remains of Roman civilization in Portugal. Located in the village of Vila de Frades, in the municipality of Vidigueira, these ruins reveal the history of an agricultural and residential complex.


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