Forte de Âncora / 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.

Contacts


Avenida Campo do Castelo
4910-432,Vila Praia de Âncora

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • True

Monuments near Forte de Âncora / Forte da Lagarteira

Rua do Alto da Boavista, Boavista

Gravuras Rupestres de Lanhelas


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

Rua do Cruzeiro, Cruzeiro

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…

Largo António Joaquim Alves da Cruz, Mouteira

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 …

Arga de Baixo, Arga de Baixo

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.

Largo do Portinho, Vila Praia de Âncora

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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