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Castelo de Alter do Chao

Closes in 29 min: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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not much to see but well maintained

cheap visit, but you pay for what you get, a small medieval castle that you check out in 15-20... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
00tdn00
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Lisbon, Portugal
Very sweet little castle

After Marvao yesterday, which was magnificent, Alentejo provided another little gem. At €2 each you... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
RebeccaM5358
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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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23 Aug 2018
“not much to see but well maintained”
14 Jul 2018
“ Very sweet little castle”
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Closes in 29 min
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Largo Barreto Caldeira, Alter do Chao 7440-022, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

cheap visit, but you pay for what you get, a small medieval castle that you check out in 15-20 mins; a couple of towers with interesting views of the town and pretty much it

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

After Marvao yesterday, which was magnificent, Alentejo provided another little gem. At €2 each you can’t go wrong

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RebeccaM5358
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The castle is empty and just the view is worthly. The rest is a lost of time. Be aware the steps if you are with kids.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

worth a visit if in the area, Good views from the tower (Lots of steps but view made it worth it) we found that an hour was enough time for our visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Fred P
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The Alter do Chão Castle, is located in Alter do Chão village in Alentejo, Portugal. Located in the historic center of town, this castle is representative of medieval architecture of the thirteenth century. Human occupation of this fortified location dates back to before the Roman...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jorge A
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