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Medieval experience.

It lets you experience the medieval time. Top organisation and wonderfull atmosphere. You can... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Vera D
Roosdaal, Belgium
Came all the way up and it was closed

Sad. We traveled quite a while to see this beautiful place just to see that it was closed. I... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

It lets you experience the medieval time. Top organisation and wonderfull atmosphere. You can taste and eat several meals and stroll along different stalls of medieval craftsmanship. Block the annual fair in your calender !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vera D
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Sad. We traveled quite a while to see this beautiful place just to see that it was closed. I recommend checking in their web site if it will be open. It was supposed to be open, but apparently there is a feria.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 625reginas
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This was a “filler” event with a block we needed to fill. I wish we had more time! It was quite fun exploring the castle. Be sure to watch the video of the history first...then what you see makes sense and is more meaningful. Dress...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SKPereira
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Worth a visit if you are in santa maria da feira. It's a well kept castle. You can walk around the walls, or go inside the towers.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LisbonMiguel
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A very well preserved structure, with great access to see all the way around on the battlements and in the main hall Very good value compared with the UK equivalents We were so so lucky that as we arrived, a twice yearly only celebration of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Lilacwheaty
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Although with no much to see it is very interesting and beautiful. Small and without many directions, but with a very nice video about its history.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

It is a great and beatiful monument. It is preserved and used in many events, like sunsets and exhibitions.

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Jorge R
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A definitely unusual castle in Portugal with a large and complex defensive system. The entry ticket includes a film about the castle's history.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank TiagoJGB
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

So Fantastic and majestic! Many stairs, lots of wonderful views.. We were blown away.. Must be seen.. We missed there were some english information about the castle though..

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for a few hours with my boyfriend and our friend, the castle is located in a lovely town at the top of the hill offering great views of it below. The grounds are beautifully kept and the castle itself is in great condition,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 64beckim
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