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Castelo de Ourem

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Address: Estrada Nacional 356 | Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781, Portugal
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Private Full-Day Tour of Fatima and Ourem from Lisbon

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Spectacular at sunset

Almost scary hairpin roads on the way up but oh so worth the views! Amazing old world with the church, castle and working village at the top of the mountain. The size of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
Sheila M
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Limerick, Ireland
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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Almost scary hairpin roads on the way up but oh so worth the views! Amazing old world with the church, castle and working village at the top of the mountain. The size of the church, the crypts, historic hotel, cafes and more lend to a very authentic experience of village life. Exploring the castle takes you back further in time... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Built on top of a mountain commanding a 360 vista this 13th Century castle is in a great state of preservation although completely open to the elements and public.It is a steep climb or a precarious drive to the top were surprisingly there is ample car parking and manicured walkways leading to a garden plateau with walls commanding a panoramic... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Lovely views and a well preserved ruined castle. The paths are well maintained and although I walked up from the Pousada within the walled town, where vehicular access is limited, it is possible to park cars just below the castle if you follow directions..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Spectacular 360 degree views from the castle which was visited by one of the queens of Portugal. The garden are well kept

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

As well as Portugal, that castle has a beautifull view from the top. The Castle, is right on the montain top and it's free. Nearby, you can taste medieval wines! Yes...medieval! Its just selled there! Not expensive!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Even on a January day it's a great place to visit. Stunning 360 views, This castle perched on top of a hill is reached through he small village.

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Fatima
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

A beautiful castle to visit. Overlooking Fatima and the city of Ourem. It is a site not to miss if you visit Fatima

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great views make the very hot walk up from the village worth while, no entry fee but not a great deal of information either, you can stroll around the grounds but there was no access to the inside of any of the buildings.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Stunning views and so quiet you feel like you have the castle to yourself we walked round a couple of times absolutely breath taking at sunset.

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Muenster, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

A very nice Castel which is included in an ancient town on the top of an Hill. You have a lot to visit and you can spend half day there. There are also some places to eat or drink some typical drinks or liquors.

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