Come and hear and see, from dawn until dusk, the deer and fallow
deer in courtship. Listen to the unmistakeable bellowing made by the largest mammals in our forest as the males seek to attract their partners and defend their territories. Breeding season has again arrived! 

The National Hunting Grounds of Mafra were established in 1747 with the objective of providing surroundings appropriate to the Monument along with providing a recreational hunting ground for the King and his Court and in addition to supplying firewood and other products to the Convent.

With an area of ​​1200 hectares, the Royal Tapada de Mafra was surrounded by a stone wall masonry and lime, with a length of 21 Km.

For reservations please fill in the form presented, indicating the date, and all your questions. You will be contacted by the company to complete all the procedures of booking.


  • Duration: 2h30
  • Requires minimum number of participants.
  • Through the Hunting Grounds at night.
  • Pre-registration required and subject to a minimum number requirement.

Price List*

  • €10 per child
  • €15 per adult
  • Minimum age: 7 years old.

Who performs?

Tapada Nacional de Mafra

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