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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old castle ruin that's in the middle of nowhere, which means you basically can have the run of the place practically to yourself. You walk on the walls or just stroll around. It can be tough to get to (car only), but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 76gman
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We were the only people in the castle during our visit which was nice for pictures. The castle, like a lot of the castles we've been to in Portugal, is very interesting just to imagine what it was like back in the day. the town...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The castle is very well kept and it's worth going inside for the view of the village and fields surrounding.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Construction of the Linhares da Beira Castle commenced at the end of the 11th century. Its fortifications were enhanced during the 13th century (King Dom Dinis) and 14th century (King Dom Fernando) when it was part of a line of fortifications in the Beira region....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Craig M
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Totally recommended for visit, the castle as the village of Linhares da Beira. Only the walls are visitable, not inside the castle but is worthy. The village is nice and pitoresque to walk through the narrow steets.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PortoExplorer
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We picked the right time to arrive here, as there seemed to some sort of festival on so we got access to the tower and had the opportunity to see some local products in a market. The views of the surrounding countryside are spectacular. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A piece of Portugal History.Deserve to be visited. Also recommend the Inatel Hotel,in an ancient house,beautiffuly restored.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 430Laura430
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Old and picturesque village, one of the nicest and interesting I have seen anywhere, a bit of a trip for a car driver but well worth it, at the foot of the Serra Estrala mountains

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Charles G
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Don't expect much inside but be amazed with the surroundings. Wherever you turn you will see amazing landscapes.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ricardo G
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Travelled to the Guarda region and decided to visit this castle and town based on reviews. What a pleasant little place! We went inside the castle and took the 3k walk around the town. Highly recommend a visit if you're in the area.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Elissa B
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