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Castelo de Ourem

Estrada Nacional 356 | Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781, Portugal
+351 249 540 900
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Estrada Nacional 356 | Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is a huge construction, with many different areas to visit which offer you great views from the city and areas around it. The medieval city under it is very well restored and amazing.

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit the cemetery next door... it’s view to die for! Seriously if you have to be buried anywhere this is idyllic - at least people will get pleasure when they visit you

Thank Wannabe21again
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a ruin. It is large and easy to walk around. Need imagination to recreate the way it used to be. Very windy when we visited and likely to be windy most days.

Thank vwatts40
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were staying at The Pousada below the castle so it was only a 10 minute walk. Worth the effort for the views alone but the ruined castle was an interesting diversion

Thank tcichris
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very close to Fátima sanctuary, close to Tomar, Ourem and Leiria. It's a nice place to visit or stay. For the locals it's the place to relax with friends having a ginger licor. Check out the landscape and the atmosphere...

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The place was beautiful once we got up there, but the drive was scary. Our tour driver did a great job getting up there, but not something I would do again. The view from up there was amazing. If you are not so worried about...More

Thank TravelLovers2
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We were on our way to Tomar to see the Convento de Cristo and were driving through Ourem when we saw the castle on top of a small mountain in the distance. Naturally I had to see this. My wife was not as enthusiastic as...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I found Ourem on Tripadvisor and asked our friends who live in Portugal if we could go there. We drove up the hill and parked near the church. We wandered around and up to the castle. It was fabulous. I just wish we could have...More

Thank frenchi700
Reviewed 12 April 2017

On our road trip we stoped on the ancient village of Ourém to see this castle. From the start we know that you cannot access the inside of it, so nothing more to do besides see it from outside wich is average. On the location...More

1  Thank PMAL
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Wonderful place, amazes as soon as anyone spots it standing high on the hill. From the top, you can have an amazing view for several kilometers... However, the castle and palace are now ruins and are not being explored at all. Both the castle and...More

Thank Pedro B
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frenchi700
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Response from Sheila M | Reviewed this property |
Essentially the castle is uninhabitable and the hardest part would be the drive up to the top of the mountain subject to weather conditions. The working village would be open all year but expect a lot of visitors during... More
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