Forte de Lovelhe / Forte de São Francisco

Strong small pentagonal plant and composed of five jagged ramparts. Has no foundations, based directly on the ground. Its construction began in 1642 and 1663, during the wars of the restoration, and then restored in 1797. In 1809 it was destroyed by the troops of general Soult, currently in ruins. This Fort is located roughly near the archaeological site of Lovelhe station.


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

Fortified settlement proto-history, surrounded by a wall built on Earth, preceded by a moat, with the defensive system only partially preserved. Inside there a…

Quinta do Forte

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