Castelo de Avis
Built in the 13th century, the castle was rebuilt in the 15th and 16th centuries. Its construction is due to Fernão Anes, master of the military order of Avis. Of the six towers the Castle possessed, kept, just three and a few pieces of wall, adapted for modern buildings. The Queen's Tower or the convent, the Torre de Santo António and Torre de s. Roque.
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Monuments near Castelo de Avis
Torre de São Roque
Of the six towers of the castle walls of Avis, only three survive the passing of time and one of them is this de São Roque. The other two towers are the de San…
Pelourinho de Avis
It has a small base where it settles a square shaft finished by a capital with acanthus leaves. Above it there is a halfspheric urn with four frowns and four g…
Igreja Paroquial de Benavila
Temple of seventeenth-century style with Baroque elements in the decoration.