Forte de São Francisco
Former convent surrounded by walls, transformed into a fortification in 1658. Late-Baroque and Mannerist fortress, composed of regular star plant, with four pentagonal bastions highlighted at the corners by a rectangle. Its plant is similar to the neighbor fortress of São Neutel, both built during the wars of the restoration. Currently, it is a hotel, a restaurant and a bar.
Rua Terreiro da Cavalaria - Alto da Pedisqueira
- Easy external parking, Private parking
- Castles & Fortresses
Monuments near Forte de São Francisco
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.
Castelo de Chaves
Built by Dom Dinis, this castle was of great strategic-military importance in the defense of northern Portugal. The two forts, both built during the Restoratio…
Escultura "Será que a Gioconda tem alma"
Stone sculpture located in a small garden.
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…