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Muralhas do Castelo Rodrigo

Castelo Rodrigo, Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Portugal
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Village in the 11th century

Castelo Rodrigo is one of the twelve historic villages of Portugal. This historic village features... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Wonderful village and ruins of castle with views to Spain

We had a great time visiting Castelo Rodrigo and having lunch here. The views are fantastic. Lunch... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
LUCKYME72
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CALIFORNIA
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Castelo Rodrigo, Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Castelo Rodrigo is one of the twelve historic villages of Portugal. This historic village features narrow streets, ruins of the former palace, the church and an old Jewish Quarter. Currently some villagers use their houses as shops in selling local products to visitors. It is...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had a great time visiting Castelo Rodrigo and having lunch here. The views are fantastic. Lunch was very good sitting outside in a patio with forever views. We enjoyed the castle ruins and walking around the village.

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Charming small town. There is an ancient chapel and castle ruins. Only a handful of people live here; there are a few small shops. A nice walking tour of a few hours. You’ll be given a small pamphlet with all the important information at the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Enjoyed it but it is not for the full day - couple hours will suffice for relaxing visit - worth visiting

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

It is a very charming historical village on top of a tall hill. There are the remains of a castle at the very top. The guide will give you the history. Pay the extra and tour the ruins and see the panoramic vistas from many...More

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is one of the twelve historical small towns in center Portugal, next to the Spanish boarder. It is a very interesting and quite well preserved town which is worth a detour. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a very small and quaint center with the highlight being the castle ruins. Very nice place to pass by and buy some typical local sweets also...

Thank Ricardo P
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Castelo Rodrigo is a small hill top village with old fortified walls. We stopped here as part of an excursion while on the Viking Osfrid cruise of the Duoro River. The small town is near the Spanish-Portuguese border and has some impressive views of the...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Beautiful in-castle-wall houses, wonderful views and a trip to the past. A must-see if you're in the area

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

There is history here plus much more. The walk through the town was scenic and enjoyable, a bit steep in places. They have wonderful offerings of different wines, almonds and unique cork products. You will definitely be glad that you stopped here.

Thank Sharon C
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