Castelo de Almourol

Located on a rocky Islet in the river Tagus, a Templar Castle warrant lift by Gualdim Pais, in the 12th century. Previously, it is believed to have existed a castro lusitano, improved by the Romans. The walls are flanked by ten towers that surround the keep and which gave the set an important defensive capabilities. Inside, there are several monumental doors that make communication between the different parts of the Castle. The access is made by river in a small boat crossing, lasting about five minutes.


2260,Vila Nova da Barquinha


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  • thursday: 14:30-19:00
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  • saturday: 10:00-13:00
  • sunday: 14:30-19:00

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  • monday: 14:30-19:00
  • tuesday: 14:30-19:00
  • thursday: 14:30-17:00
  • wednesday: 14:30-19:00
  • friday: 14:30-19:00
  • saturday: 14:30-19:00
  • sunday: 14:30-17:00

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