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Palmela 2950-997, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautifull old castle, excellent preserved, with an magnificent view to the Setubal and Atlantic Ocean. Unfortunetly, they dind't have a souvenir shop, and the staff is rude and disgracefull (avoid them).

Thank Emi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We left the car quire far away from the castle and took the path through the park. Climbed the stairs and enjoyed the park for about 15 min and finally entered the castle. The perfect time to visit the castle is at the sunset. You...More

Thank Mariana B
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This Pousada is just a 40 min drive from Lisbon airport and a great way to see Portugal outside of major cities and tourist areas. Good food although on the expensive side. Continental breakfast is limited but adequate. The castle overlooks Palmela, Setubal and Troia...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Near Lisbon and Setubal. Amazing view over Lisbon / Setúbal area. Good place to stay (Pousada) and a small restaurant (Taverna Bobo da Corte)

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Awoke to rain and the hills shrouded in misty clouds. But ya know, the road beckons. Stopped in Palmela to prowl the castle and found a taberna inside ready to serve lunch. We had planned to eat lunch at the absolutely lovely Pousada next to...More

Thank TexasCorkie
Reviewed June 10, 2018

The castle sits high up above the town and has great views to Setubal and beyond. There has been a lot of work to provide more facilities and this is on going. Well worth a visit and the Taverna in the grounds

Thank Antony B
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is a castle built by the Moors and as most of them now the outer walls are well restored while there is not much to see inside. There is an archaeological area that you can visit. However the views from here of the surrounding...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Amazing view to Troia Island, to Lisbon and direction Alentejo. The Pousada Hotel and restaurant of course a place with lot of history and a place to enjoy the silence. On the other side of the Pousada are existing some small shops and a small...More

Thank m8eleven
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

One can see forever from the parapets of this medieval castle. Lisbon harbour can be seen in the distance in one direction, Setubal and the estuary of the Rio Sado in the other.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We came to the castelo on a rainy Saturday to find a gap between the clouds--and I'm so glad we waited. Much of Portugal's "castelo" tourism is an on-your-own process, and it helps to appreciate the castles through the breadth of the country in order...More

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Margaret V
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There is an ~30 free places parking lot just before you reach the castle to the left and is well indicated. You can also park just to the gates of the castle, there are several unmarked places. This information is accurate... More
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