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Portalegre Castle

Portalegre Castle

Being located on the border with Spain, Portalegre was of great strategic importance as far back as the 13th century when this castle was built. It was originally composed of 12 towers.

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Portalegre

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Visiting Portalegre is not so much about visiting one interesting town, but about visiting a whole cluster of northern Alentejan towns, each with their own tale to tell, and with Portalegre at their centre. The region contains a...

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