Forte do Cão

This small fort was built by d. Pedro II in the 17th century, in order to protect the coast from attacks of the Spanish during the war of restoration. Features a star-shaped plant and four simple elevation bulwarks.


Avenida Forte do Cão


  • Easy external parking
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Monuments near Forte do Cão

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.

Cruzeiro das Laboradas

18th century architecture cruise, surmounted by a Latin cross, which, on the front face, has the image of Christ crucified.

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