Castelo de Chaves

Built by Dom Dinis, this castle has had great importance in the Defense military of Northern Portugal. The two forts, both built during the wars of the restoration, reinforced at the corners by quads composed bastions. Currently, kept the remains of military walls. The construction of the time of Dinis remains only the Tower of homage. The keep houses the Center for military history.

Contacts


Praça de Camões, 14
5400-517,Chaves

    Characteristics


  • 1.00€
  • Difficult external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Visitable (no guide), Visitable (with a guide)

    opening hours


  • monday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30
  • tuesday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30
  • wednesday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30
  • thursday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30
  • friday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30
  • saturday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30
  • sunday: 09:30-13:30, 14:30-18:30

Monuments near Castelo de Chaves

Antigo Quartel da Guarda Principal / Museu da Região Flaviense


Building called Paço dos Duques de Bragança, despite having been built to house troops. It is an 18th century rectangular plant barracks where currently locate…

Fonte da Rua Doutor Augusto Figueiredo Fernandes


Large stone structure, with three semicircular bicas and three small tanks.

Estátua da Santa Maria Mantela


Legend of Mary keeping it that after this have had seven sons, and as at that time considered themselves infidels women who had more than one son, this sent fi…

Estátua de António Joaquim Granjo


Sculpture erected in tribute to the former Prime Minister of Portugal (in 1920), António Joaquim Granjo.

Estátua de Dom Afonso - Conde de Barcelos


Statue erected in honor of Afonso, 8th count of Barcelos and 1st Duke of Braganza. Is in largo where the Town Hall, the Church, the Igreja da Misericórdia and …

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