Castelo de Pitões das Júnias
In the northern village of Gerês, on top of a small hill, about 1130 meters above sea level, can be found in granite outcrops several tears, which indicate the foundations of a building almost rectangular plant. The pair of these there are still circular fittings on the side of the same rocks, similar to those used on jambs doors for docking of ashlars superiors.
On site and under the outcrop there is a simple shelter, where they found small fragments of medieval pottery. At the top there is a sink, of quadrangular shape with 3.80 meters long, 1.5 meters wide and by several circular dimples. At the top was placed a cross in concrete and written the name of the Pe. Telmo and António Marto, the first came from Africa and isolated a few years in Cleats, the second is the current Bishop of Leiria.
Pitões das Júnias
5470-370,Pitões das Júnias
- Difficult external parking
- Archeological sites
Monuments near Castelo de Pitões das Júnias
Aldeia Velha do Juriz (Vestígios)
About 1000 meters southwest of the village of Pitões das Júnias and camouflaged by a dense oak is the town abandoned of Gerez. Traces remain of about 40 houses…
Igreja e Ruínas do Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Pitões das Júnias
Cistercian Monastery which dates back probably to the 12th century, saving 40 important traces romantics, notably in longitudinal and Gothic church nave at the…
Mamoa 1 de Chã de Forninhos
Megalithic funerary monument in the Megalithic Necropolis of the plateau of Mourela, located about 50 metres from the crossing for 60\/Pitões das Júnias. Is …
Mamoa 2 de Chã de Forninhos
Megalithic funerary monument in the Megalithic Necropolis of the plateau of Mourela, located near agricultural fields, overlooking the Campesinho Brook. Is f…