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Themed Visits




Prior booking necessary, conditions to be negotiated:

- “Journey to the Monastery of Yesteryear”

A tour of the monastery’s spaces and the life in them based on witness reports by foreign travellers in the 18th and 19th centuries.

- “Discovering the Batalha Monastery Enclosure”

This tour is aimed at giving visitors an insight into the use of the space of the monastery enclosure at Batalha, from its origins to the present day.

- “Evolution of the Vaults in the Batalha Monastery”

This tour provides an opportunity for reflection on, and gaining understanding of, the architectural evolution of the monastery complex and its building methods.


- “In the Footsteps of Francisco Henriques, court painter to King Manuel I”

A tour based on the work of retable painter Francisco Henriques which helps in interpreting the stained glass windows in the Monastery’s high altar.