Castelo Novo

Village located at an altitude of about 700 meters, at the foot of the Serra da Gardunha, where traces of occupation in the Roman period are visible. In this locality stand out the medieval castle, in ruins, with the keep, the Manueline pillory, the D. João V fountain, the Igreja Matriz, of Pombaline design, several manor houses and Lagariça. The miniatures in wood and iron, lace and regional embroidery constitute the local handicraft.


Castelo Novo


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