We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Castelo de Sesimbra

Rua Nossa Senhora do Castelo, Sesimbra, Portugal
+351 917 852 835
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$100.75*
and up
Historical and Natural Sesimbra: Private Tour from Lisbon
More Info
US$86.90*
and up
Arrabida Natural Park Private Mountain Bike Tour from Lisbon
More Info
US$90.67*
and up
Magic Arrábida Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“worth a visit” (8 reviews)
“small cafe” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Rua Nossa Senhora do Castelo, Sesimbra, Portugal
CONTACT
Website
+351 917 852 835
Write a ReviewReviews (515)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"fantastic views"
in 5 reviews
"small cafe"
in 3 reviews
"castle walls"
in 3 reviews
"short cut"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 4 reviews
"seaside town"
in 2 reviews
"easy parking"
in 2 reviews
"path"
in 13 reviews
"castelo"
in 9 reviews
"ramparts"
in 6 reviews
"ruin"
in 3 reviews
"cars"
in 4 reviews
"structure"
in 3 reviews
"exhibition"
in 2 reviews
"terrace"
in 2 reviews
"march"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the area and came across this place while out on a drive. We spend the first five minutes trying to figure out how to pay entry but its completely free. You can spend an hour or two walking around the castle...More

Thank krycek985
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a 40 min uphill walk to reach it and mainly steps but the views are fantastic Inside the castle is well set up 'keep type building'. It has 2 floors with informative boards on the Castle and upstairs boards with memorable years in history...More

Thank Glasgow870
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Sesimbra Castle is a renovated ruin from the Moorish period of the 12th century. Lovely spot with astonishing beautiful views over the Atlantic. The entrance is free to the buildings/ruins and there is also a small café. Very well maintained and indeed a recreational...More

Thank Vierdank
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We walked all the way and it was a great walk from the beach up to the castle! The castle dates back to 1201, the beginnings of Portugal and has a hugely rich history..so much change..but then what happened to it all remains your question..worth...More

Thank Christopher H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This historical monument is a great place to visit if you want fantastic views of the area and town. These include across the Tagus to the Lisbon coast. The Christo Rei statue is easy to spot as are the two main bridges. An exhibition of...More

Thank Gakeitse
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Such a lovely town on a fantastic bay. If you enjoy seafood, this is the place to go. Usually no menu but are shown the catch of the day!

Thank Jack0999
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 September 2017

That´s also a lot of history involving this small city called Sesimbra. The castle is also a highlight, with its structure and great view to the city. If you want to learn more, talk to the Portugalska guys, who knows everything about the city and...More

Thank Arthur N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

It was wonderful to be there to have a drink at the Fortelaza. Just as we were having a drink 2 fishermen boats arrived at the beach. Watching them from above was a wonderful experience

Thank Estoril12
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Nice views, impressive arquitetura, little souvenir shop where you can also have some nice vegetarian toast and drinks!

Thank moermelie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning views very beatiful the cafe next to the church is slightly expensive but good quality. The views over Sesimbre harbour are outstanding. REALLY WORTH A VISIT!!!!!!

Thank christoph v
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Sesimbra
Motel 7even
10 reviews
5.07 km away
Os Dois Galos Hotel-Restaurant
25 reviews
5.66 km away
Evidencia Belverde Atitude Hotel
450 reviews
6.97 km away
Estalagem Quinta das Torres
2 reviews
7.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sabores da Quinta
127 reviews
3.48 km away
Mamma Mia Cafe
6 reviews
1.39 km away
Patio Da Quinta
78 reviews
2.48 km away
Restaurante Grelha Mar
50 reviews
3.93 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bacalhoa Vinhos de Portugal
162 reviews
6.65 km away
Jose Maria de Fonseca
220 reviews
7.14 km away
PodioImediato Indoor Kart Center
5 reviews
4.36 km away
Bacalhoa Palace and Estate
79 reviews
6.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Castelo de Sesimbra staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit