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.


Praça de Camões, 14


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

    opening hours


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

  • Inverno

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

Monuments near Castelo de Chaves

Largo Caetano Ferreira, 26, Chaves

Antigo Hospital da Misericórdia de Chaves

Former hospital da Misericórdia, built in the 19th century\/XX, rectangular plant, adossado to the Igreja da Misericórdia. It is located on the town's main squ…

Praça de Camões, Chaves

Antigo Quartel da Guarda Principal / Museu 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…

Rua Doutor Augusto Figueiredo Fernandes, Chaves

Fonte da Rua Doutor Augusto Figueiredo Fernandes

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

Praça do Brasil, Chaves

Escultura "Será que a Gioconda tem alma"

Stone sculpture located in a small garden.

Terreiro da Cavalaria, Chaves

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…

Largo da Estação, Chaves

Estátua de António Joaquim Granjo

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

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