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Dornes is a small village, very sympatic and good for a pitoresc walk. Torre it is the touristic... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Letícia S
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Visit the village of Dornes.

The tower of Dornes will certainly surprise you by the form of his construction who is a... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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“A secret in Central Portugal”
24 Aug 2018
“Lovely lake beach”
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Dornes, Ferreira do Zezere 2240-611, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the area Dornes is a mandatory stop. The Templar tower (now home to a church bell!) overlooks the river and surrounding area, allowing for magnificient views.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank BeyondLisbon
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Great place for swimming and sunbathing. You can swim across the lake and visit the temple. Cafes nearby for a cuppa or bite to eat. Spent the whole day there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Francesca M
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Dornes is a small village, very sympatic and good for a pitoresc walk. Torre it is the touristic place! But half day it is enough to see everything. Activities in the river it is very nice in the summer time. There is just one restaurant...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Letícia S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Beautiful stunning ancient place. I ran across all area, and i was really inspired of all surroundings here

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank MichaelDolgy
Reviewed 6 November 2016

There aren't many attractions to see in Dorne. It is a good place to visit in the summer to enjoy the activities on the river. The tower was closed to visitors.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank FilipeC550
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The tower is interesting, lots of history not much to see, but worth going to this nice village near the lake.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank VitorHR
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Leave your car outside the village and explore it by foot, at the staircase of the pentagonal tower you have a great view of the river from the tip of this peninsula.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SilviaC_10
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The tower of Dornes will certainly surprise you by the form of his construction who is a “Pentagram”, doing so he is a very rare example of the military architecture of that time, and then we are talking about the time from 72 a.C. when...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I enjoyed pretty much the quiet and ancient atmosphere of this place. its historical relevance it's a good plus.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Saverio S
Reviewed 15 March 2016

For sure a nice piece of history for monument lovers and a mark for the region. the view from the stairway is amazing.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank David S
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