Fortaleza de Peniche

Given the bedrock of cloths of wall, the fortifications of the Citadel are irregular route. Inside the fortress are the chapel of Santa Barbara, baluarte round, large cistern, the bunkers and the whole parade grounds. The Citadel served as a political prison since the 18th century until the 20th century.


Campo da República, 609


  • Private parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

    opening hours

  • tuesday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30
  • friday: 09:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30
  • saturday: 10:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30
  • sunday: 10:00-12:30, 14:00-17:30

Monuments near Fortaleza de Peniche

Forte de São João Baptista / Forte da Berlenga

Large stone wall rosea in the shape of a polyhedron. Has canhoteiras and bunkers that denote great simplicity and rigour. Barracks and other dependencies are o…

Homenagem aos Homens do Mar

Statue created to honor the Peniche natives who dedicated his life to the sea.

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