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Castles

Castles and Palaces in Portugal

  • Almourol Castle

    Castle located on the small island of Almourol in the river Tejo. A stronghold of the Knights Templar the castle dates back to the 12th century and the Reconquista.

  • Pinhel old town and castle

    Once important castle located on a hilltop overlooking the Côa river Valley

  • Marialva Castle

    Ruins of once grand castle

  • Ourem Castle

    Imposing hilltop castle which dominates the medieval town below. Founded in the 12th century there is also a 15th century palace within the walls.

  • Leiria Castle

    Impressive 12th century castle overlooking the town. The castle was built to defend against reconquest by the Moors, and this did indeed happen on 2 occasions. The castle also contains a 15th century palace within its walls

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