We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paco de Giela

Avenida Reencontro de Valdevez, Arcos de Valdevez 4970-613, Portugal
+351 258 520 529
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Visit the region of Arcos de Valdevez.

The “Paço de Giela” is also located into the region of “Arcoz de Valdevez”. On your arrival you can... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Amazon122s
,
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Return to medieval times

A visit to the castle where the first King of Portugal lived and tells the history of this people... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Alesha B
Read all 50 reviews
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“king” (2 reviews)
“castle” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Avenida Reencontro de Valdevez, Arcos de Valdevez 4970-613, Portugal
CONTACT
Website
+351 258 520 529
Write a ReviewReviews (50)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"national monument"
in 2 reviews
"king"
in 2 reviews
"castle"
in 3 reviews
"village"
in 2 reviews
"history"
in 2 reviews
Filter
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The “Paço de Giela” is also located into the region of “Arcoz de Valdevez”. On your arrival you can turn to your left and you will find a spacious car park for free, and so you will have to walk a small distance up-hill to...More

Thank Amazon122s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A visit to the castle where the first King of Portugal lived and tells the history of this people. Has a beautiful view over the village of Arcos Valdevez

Thank Alesha B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is one of the best castle visits in Portugal. It is full of historical presentations about the founding of Portugal in 1141 by the first Portuguese king Afonso Henriques and how he took control of Portugal from King Alfonso VII of Castile and Leon....More

Thank John M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Paço de Giela was an abandoned noble residence that had a tower with commanding view. The house has some Manueline elements like a windows and it's original door and it's dated from the beginning of the middle ages. The house itself suffered several modifications along...More

Thank João L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 August 2015

One of the area's National Monument, Paco de Giela (Manor House of Giela) is an archaeological site which includes a manor house which sits on foundations that date back to the early middle ages. The manor house and chapel, and grounds have been restored and...More

3  Thank KrisMacG
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Arcos de Valdevez
Hotel Ribeira
21 reviews
1.41 km away
Luna Arcos Hotel
141 reviews
1.78 km away
Moinho do Azere
2 reviews
3.45 km away
Hotel Fonte Velha
30 reviews
3.75 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurante O Lagar
313 reviews
1.57 km away
O Pote
94 reviews
1.52 km away
Floresta
119 reviews
1.46 km away
Pastelaria Prestigio
22 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ponte da Barca
44 reviews
4.00 km away
Puente de Ponte da Barca
109 reviews
4.04 km away
Mosteiro De Bravaes
9 reviews
6.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Paco de Giela staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;