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Castelo da Rainha Santa Isabel

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Largo de Santiago, Estremoz 7100-506, Portugal
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

We enjoyed exploring the grounds and area. We stopped here for a break from our drive to Lisbon and it offered fantastic views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We managed to drive to the castle entrance and walls and walked up through the narrow streets to find the castle at the top now a Pousada! We wandered around admiring the architecture of the buildings, the lovely statue which overlooked beautiful views of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank K2683GRlc
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

I’ve never seen a tower built all out of marble! It is now a Pousada but you can enter the hotel and climb the tower for free. Great views

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mario B
Reviewed September 15, 2018

At the top of the town is this lovely medieval castle which now houses a Pousada. There are a few buildings in the large open area which are worth looking at and the views all around are far reaching.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Liketorome
Reviewed August 22, 2018

It's a 10 minute walk up to the castle from the centre of town (although you can drive). The entrance into the castle is actually through the door of the Pestana Hotel. Once you are in the lobby you turn left into the courtyard and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rubybirkenhead
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Walk up the hill from the main square in Estremoz, where there is a great market on saturdays, past the ancient pilar standing alone in its own square, to the walls of the medieval city. Steep stairs and narrow lanes take you to the castle...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent most of the day in Estremoz wandering around the Saturday market. Late morning we walked up the steep old streets to the castle and Pousada. Inside of Pousada is amazing and worth a look. Access to the tower is inside Pousada entrance. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BrianML
Reviewed June 27, 2018

A visit of the tower, neighboring church and museum should take no more than an hour. A lunch at the castle would be a great way to spend the afternoon.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lizabi
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We made a trip throught medival history. Nice place to visit. They even had good place to lunch and enjoy a glass of wine. I know other similar places with castle but this one we found especially charming.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Albert G
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Worth the climb up the tower to see the rooms and views from the top, and various rooms on the way up. Access via the Pousada. It is about 70 steps to the top, but worth it!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MaryBarryJackson
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