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Not a great deal remains of Parderne's castle, but given its antiquity this is not surprising. Built from sandstone and earth the castle sits on a promontory overlooking the Quarteira River around 10 kilometres inland from Albufeira.
Standing guard at the mouth of Peniche's harbour is the sixteenth century Fortaleza de Peniche (Peniche Fortress). Commissioned during the reign of King João III when this little port was of great strategic importance to Portugal and its empire...Peniche
Palmela Castle stands at an altitude of 1,200 metres and provides panoramic views of the Serra da Arrabida, the vineyards below and the Tagus and Sado Rivers. In good weather it is even possible to see Lisbon around...Palmela Setúbal
Once important castle located on a hilltop overlooking the Côa river ValleyGuarda
13th century citadel surrounded by 15 towers. In the centre is the 33 metre high keep, the Torre de MenagemBraganca
This 15th century citadel, overlooking Cascais marina at the mouth of the Tejo Estuary, has played a crucial role in the history of Portugal, having witnessed fights against pirates as well as battles against Spanish and French forces.
Small, simple 11th century castle built to defend against the reconquest of Portugal by the Moors.Coimbra