Private Tour of Goa's Portuguese style mansions

8 hr

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This is Goa’s most amazing tour where you will get a chance to visit some of  the famous homes that date back to the 17th and 18th century. Having been under Portuguese occupation for over 450 years,  Portuguese influence is visible everywhere, from the architectural styles to the family collections inside these mansions. This is a one of its kind full-day Heritage Tour of Goa that is not to be missed.

Highlights
• 17th century...
This is Goa’s most amazing tour where you will get a chance to visit some of  the famous homes that date back to the 17th and 18th century. Having been under Portuguese occupation for over 450 years,  Portuguese influence is visible everywhere, from the architectural styles to the family collections inside these mansions. This is a one of its kind full-day Heritage Tour of Goa that is not to be missed.

Highlights
• 17th century Braganza House
• 18th century Palacio do Deao
• Chitra Museum
• Traditional Indo-Portuguese cuisine lunch
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Itinerary Details

You will be picked up from your hotel for a tour of Goa’s Portuguese style mansions.

Start your tour visiting Braganza House which was built in the 17th century. The artifacts collected by the family over a number of years, have added to the beauty of the house. Of note within the mansion are a great salon, a large ballroom with floor made of Italian marble, antique chandeliers from Europe and heavily carved rosewood furniture.

Next head to Palacio do Deao, a palatial mansion spread over 11,000 sq. ft. Observe the unusual style of architecture, which is an interesting blend of Hindu and Portuguese cultures. The Palacio do Deao was built in 1787, by a Portuguese nobleman.

Next enjoy a leisurely, traditional Indo-Portuguese lunch (beverage excluded) at the Belvedere, overlooking the Kushavati River.

After lunch, drive over to Chitra Museum located in the coastal village of Benaulim. See a large...
You will be picked up from your hotel for a tour of Goa’s Portuguese style mansions.

Start your tour visiting Braganza House which was built in the 17th century. The artifacts collected by the family over a number of years, have added to the beauty of the house. Of note within the mansion are a great salon, a large ballroom with floor made of Italian marble, antique chandeliers from Europe and heavily carved rosewood furniture.

Next head to Palacio do Deao, a palatial mansion spread over 11,000 sq. ft. Observe the unusual style of architecture, which is an interesting blend of Hindu and Portuguese cultures. The Palacio do Deao was built in 1787, by a Portuguese nobleman.

Next enjoy a leisurely, traditional Indo-Portuguese lunch (beverage excluded) at the Belvedere, overlooking the Kushavati River.

After lunch, drive over to Chitra Museum located in the coastal village of Benaulim. See a large collection of over 4 000 artifacts focusing on Goa's traditional agrarian lifestyle.

At the end of the tour you will be driven back to Goa and dropped off at your hotel.

Important Details

Included
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Buffet Lunch (beverage excluded)
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Your hotel in the city of Goa
9:00 AM
Return Details
Same as departure location
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casuals.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and hats are highly recommended.
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off within South and North Goa except Palolem, Agonda and Patnem Area.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.