Most beautiful castles in Portugal
Castelo de Almourol

Most beautiful castles in Portugal

There are many castles in Portugal, some are well maintained and cared for, others are less cared for. Some Castles were transformed into museums, others in inns. Built to defend against other peoples, Portugal’s castles are true monuments that remind us of our past. Let’s discover the most beautiful castles in Portugal without any specific order.

Castelos mais Bonitos de Portugal
Castle of Arraiolos

Castle of Almourol

Almourol Castle is one of the most emblematic monuments of the Christian Reconquest. Situated on an island in the middle of the Tagus River, Almourol Castle is one of the most emblematic monuments that can be found in Portugal, for its meaning and the surrounding landscape. Its history recalls the Reconquest of the territory during the Middle Ages. When the Christians arrived here in 1129. Come and learn more about your history with us!

Castelos mais Bonitos de Portugal
Castle of Almourol

Castle of Marvão

The Castle of Marvão is located on one of the highest points in the Serra de São Mamede. The Serra is very rough, constituting a point of natural defense, with possibility of access only by the East side, where the intramural settlement developed. From here it was possible to observe the border with the neighboring country and the Spanish locality of Valencia de Alcántara, through which the enemy armies were expected to enter several times. To know about this beautiful castle!

Castelos mais Bonitos de Portugal
Castle of Marvão

Sortelha Castle

The Castle of Sortelha is located in the village of the same name, municipality of Sabugal. Built on a granite massif in a dominant position over the Riba-Côa valley, the area between the Iberian Plateau and the depression of Cova da Beira, it is part of what is considered one of the best preserved Historical Villages of Beira Interior.

Castelos mais Bonitos de Portugal
Sortelha Castle

Castle of Bragança

The Castle of Bragança is one of the most representative of medieval architecture, was built in 1409 by order of D. João I, in the time of the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques. The walls are made up of 15 towers and 3 gates, where the Tower of the Princess stands out, old dependence of the House of the Alcaides that keeps the legend of a princess made prisoner, and the Door of the Village that welcomes the visitor to the castle. To know more about this beautiful Castle!

Castelo de Bragança
Castle of Bragança

 

Castle of Montalegre

It stands on colossal rocky shoe. It has been fertile in archaeological finds that reveal military importance since centuries. However, this royal domain lasted only a short time, and even before the end of the thirteenth century, Pedro Anes received, on the part of King D. Dinis, the charter of Montalegre, with the aim of populating these lands, since , by that time, Montalegre was completely deserted. Come and see more history behind this beautiful Castle!

 

Castelos mais Bonitos de Portugal
Castle of Montalegre

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