Forte da Lagarteira

This 17th-century building was built in the reign of Dom Pedro II, to defend the coast from pirates attacks during the war of restoration. Strong door is surmounted by a stone with the Royal arms.


Avenida Campo do Castelo
4910-490,Vila Praia de Âncora


  • Easy external parking
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Monuments near Forte da Lagarteira

Gravuras Rupestres de Lanhelas

The megalithic archeological site, consisting of a set of Bronze age slabs, where stands out the Slab of Focaccia.

Cruzeiro Paroquial de Moledo

Baroque crossroads cruise with a sundial in the forend. The cross has a representation of the Lord and of Nossa Senhora da Conceição. This cruise has great sim…

Cruzeiro de Venade

Baroque cruise, in the Centre of the town, near the parish church, with representations of the evangelists and with a Latin cross with a representation of the …

Mosteiro de São João D'Arga

Situated in the Serra De Arga, presents this monastery dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Currently the only Chapel opens to hikers on feast days.

Nicho do Senhor dos Aflitos

Shrine of rectangular body, in granite stonework, with arched niche down. Suffered in the 20th century reforms, notably putting an aluminum door, tiled Panel's…

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