Heritage tourism

Heritage tourism

Castle of Abrantes

Castle of Abrantes

The Castle of Abrantes, also referred to as Fortress of Abrantes, Ribatejo, located in the parishes of St. John and St. Vincent, town and county of Abrantes, Santarem district of Portugal. In a dominant position on a hill on the right bank of the Tagus river, formerly constituting the call Tagus Line, currently part of […]

Castle of Santarém

Castle of Santarém

In privileged place in strategic and defensive terms, with easy access to the river and surrounded by fertile land for agriculture, the castle was a member of call Tagus Line to medieval times. Currently there are only a few sections of its walls and the call Cabaças Tower. At the time of Independence of Portugal, […]

Castle of Torres Novas

Castle of Torres Novas

The Torres Novas Castle was built during the reign of King Sancho I, under an older fortification, according supposed. In the reign of Ferdinand underwent restoration and, between 1374 and 1376, eleven towers were built, but the earthquake of 1755 came to destroy all the walls and towers that had been erected. With the presence […]

Castle of Almourol, in Vila Nova de Barquinha

Castle of Almourol, in Vila Nova de Barquinha

The Almourol Castle, in Ribatejo, is located on the beach Parish of Ribatejo, Vila Nova de Barquinha County, District of Santarém in Portugal, although its location is often attributed to Tancos as it is the village where in sight better. Erected a granite outcrop to 18 m above sea level, on a small island 310 […]

Caso dos Patudos, House of Patudos in Alpiarça

Caso dos Patudos, House of Patudos in Alpiarça

Ex-libris of Alpiarça, is a museum housed in the former residence of José Relvas, a major figure of the First Portuguese Republic. The building was built in the early twentieth century, bears the signature of the architect Raul Lino and brings together important works of painting (Master Francisco Henriques, Josefa de Obidos), sculpture (Flemish School […]

Castle of Ourem

Castle of Ourem

The Castle of Ourem, also known as Palace of the Counts of Ourem, located in the city of the same name, the parish of Our Lady of Mercy, Ourém municipality, Santarém district of Portugal. In a dominant position on the medieval village and the creek Seiça, is considered one of the most beautiful Portuguese castles. […]

Dornes

Dornes

Located 10 km northeast of Ferreira do Zêzere, a bay of the reservoir Castelo do Bode, the Dornes village is one of the most curious of central Portugal, both for its location, the views and the picturesque houses, as the legends and traditions associated with it. The master the low and predominantly white houses is […]

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