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Great looking castle/fort but not open to the public!

I visited Milfontes hoping to visit this place but discovered it to be closed now from any visitors... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
sneakypeaky
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London, United Kingdom
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Great view

From the Forte you can enjoy a nice view of the beaches and of Vila Nova as well. It's a great... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
FilipaDaniela
,
Porto, Portugal
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“small town” (2 reviews)
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“the river” (4 reviews)
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Vila Nova de Milfontes 7630, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I visited Milfontes hoping to visit this place but discovered it to be closed now from any visitors and the found the solid stone structure was for sale with my estate agent Tom at Remax for a reasonable sum of €35,000000. I don’t think I’ll...More

Thank sneakypeaky
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

From the Forte you can enjoy a nice view of the beaches and of Vila Nova as well. It's a great place to enjoy the view and the coffees near by can provide a drink to enjoy the sunset.

Thank FilipaDaniela
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t get inside the Fort but walked around it instead. And when leaving by boat to cross the river we had excellent views of the fortifications. It’s a major feature of this lovely, small town and is of huge historical interest.

Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

the forte is in the middle of the town facing the river, nice walk around it with a great view, a little deteriorated the fences.

Thank jcnano
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice place, especially in the evening, when the sun goes down. Unfortunately we weren't able to go inside of the Castle. The gardens around it are very beautiful as well, giving the castle an almost oriental look. A couple of years ago, wooden planks...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

It cure fort, but small comparing to the others in Portugal. it has a cute inner garden wher local merchants sell their handy work. Very cute and authentic :)

Thank Olga U
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Amazing view, loved it! Definitely a beautiful place to admire Alentejo =) I will be back soon and I will visit again

Thank Joana A
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Was a really nice little part of the coast to visit, the fort or castle as I incorrectly called it in my restaurant was a stunning architecturally important building really helping you to understand the demands placed on the borders of Portugal! Great day out...More

Thank sneakypeaky
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

The castle is privately owned so goodness only knows how you get to see inside! There is a lovely square next to it - avoid the children's entertainer (unless you find a man in his pants suitable children's entertainment - not joking!). The castle sits...More

Thank OrkneyBoyAbroad
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the castle is privately owned, so there is no public access, but there is a nice square outside, restaurants nearby, and it is a good focal point for photographs, as it is adjacent to the sea / river estuary. Benches in the square provide...More

Thank MaryBarryJackson
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