Monte da Cerca

Mount the fence was a fortified town with residential and military function, being deployed in an isolated elevation dominating Sendim da Serra, in the extreme East of the ridge line that starts at the Castle de Gouveia, which is believed to be related. At the top is visible an alignment of stones of schist, forming a glacis that defines a line of walls which surrounded the Hill. The structuring of the settlement and the construction of the wall date back to the iron age, being occupied as defensive redoubt in the high middle ages. In the 20TH century, part of the wall was destroyed for removal of stones.

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Gouveia
5350,Alfândega da Fé

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Archeological sites
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Monuments near Monte da Cerca

Largo da Igreja, Alfândega da Fé

Rua da Capela, Alfândega da Fé

Capela de Nossa Senhora do Rosário


Chapel of plant simple longitudinal, with Rococo facade and other neoclassical details. The interior features coverage for simulated barrel vault down, in pain…

Gouveia, Alfândega da Fé

Castelo de Gouveia


Traces of two waists of walls that once surrounded the highest point of the village. Originated probably in the iron age, having been later returned in the hig…

Rua das Eirinhas, Alfândega da Fé

Cruzeiro de Gouveia


Cruise in 19th-century granite, to present a circular punch with two steps, a capital and a simple Latin cross cubic. Displays the date of construction: 1868.

Rua da Calçada, Alfândega da Fé

Igreja Paroquial de Gouveia / Igreja de São Bartolomeu


Baroque and rococo church of longitudinal simple plant consisting of a nave, a chancel narrower and lower, and adossadas, a sacristy and a Bell Tower. It was b…

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