Castelo de Germanelo

Castle built by King Afonso Henriques in the 12th century. Together with the castles of Penela, Soure and Lousã, it was part of the Alfonsian network of fortifications to defend the lands of Coimbra.




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Monuments near Castelo de Germanelo

Capela de São Lourenço

Chapel dating from the early 19th century, consisting of a single ship. Nowadays, it functions as a funerary chapel.

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Piedade

Simple Chapel dating from the 18th century, the 18th century structure and subsisting a porch of later construction. Emphasis on the small Freestone Bell.

Castelo de Penela

Castle overlooking the town, where the Church of São Miguel, dating from the 15th century, and a set of anthropomorphic graves from the late Middle Ages stand …

Chafariz do Espinhal

Fountain dating from 1885, with a rectangular base and two cocks. The structure extends to the sides, forming two stone seats.

Convento de Santo António

Simple and austere building, characteristic of Franciscan architecture. It was built in the 16th century, still retaining the round entrance gate, cut out and …

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