Forte de Lovelhe / Forte de São Francisco

Small fort, pentagonal in plan and composed of five irregular bastions. It has no foundations, resting directly on the natural soil. Its construction began in 1642 and 1663, during the Restoration Wars, and was then restored in 1797. In 1809, it was destroyed by General Soult's troops, and is currently in ruins. This fort is located very close to the Lovelhe archaeological site.


Rua Forte de Lovelhe
4920-084,Vale de Flores


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Atalaia / Bateria da Mata

Masonry wall of jagged granite blocks, connected with mortar, military, modern architecture. To highlight the fact that the battery be circular and have a moat…


Steel and bronze sculpture, designed by Manuel Duckling and dated 1995.

Estação Arquelógica de Lovelhe

Protohistoric fortified settlement, surrounded by a wall built in earth, preceded by a moat, with the defensive system only partially preserved. Inside there a…

Quinta do Forte

Civil architecture farm accommodation, revival and neoclassical pombalina, deployed in gentle slope soils. To enhance certain decorative details in Pombaline l…

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