Castle of Almourol

The Castle of Almourol is regarded as Portugal’s most beautiful castle! Situated on a small cliffy island in the middle of the Tagus River, Almourol Castle is one of the most significant military Medieval monuments, which best evokes the memory of the Knights Templar in Portugal.

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The Castle of Castelo Branco

Although there are vestiges of human presence in the castle of Castelo Branco dating back to the Pre and Proto-History, it was not until the Middle Ages that this Templar castle was built.

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Castle of Leiria

The Castle of Leiria is closed until April 2021 for requalification. Coming up from the city, visitors enter Leiria Castle through the Albacara Gateway. Inside this defensive bastion, there are various historical points of interest that have been well preserved. They include the Church of Nossa Senhora da Pena, the former Royal Palaces and the

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Montemor-o-Velho Castle

Dominating the valley where the Mondego River runs, with endless rice fields, the town of Montemor-o-Velho is characterized by its imposing castle, the main fortress of Low Mondego during Medieval times.

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Border Castles

There are 15 castles next to the raiana border in the central region of Portugal which tell us little pieces of History with short stories of wars and intrigue, Kings and Infantas, love and betrayal, bravery and justice.

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