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Nice fortress at the river bank

The fortress of Milfontes is centrally situated at the end of the main road of Vila Nova des... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerusalem, Israel
A charming place

A well preserved castle. The square next to it features some artists and merchants that sell some... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Tiago B
Girona, Spain
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Vila Nova de Milfontes 7630, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As others have said, an interesting looking fort with a nice view of the bay, worth a look if you are in the area, but honestly not worth making a major detour for. Since you can't get inside, 10 minutes is all you really need...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fortress of Milfontes is centrally situated at the end of the main road of Vila Nova des Milfontes next to the Mira river with a great view over the river as it goes into the Atlantic Ocean. The view is extraordinary and a must...More

Thank BasicsTouring
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

This fortress was built overlooking the famous Mira river. Unfortunately, it was foggy when I was there, otherwise the view is quite nice.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

A well preserved castle. The square next to it features some artists and merchants that sell some interesting stuff. There are some impressive views over the river and ocean as well.

Thank Tiago B
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

I visited Milfontes hoping to visit this place but discovered it to be closed now from any visitors and the found the solid stone structure was for sale with my estate agent Tom at Remax for a reasonable sum of €35,000000. I don’t think I’ll...More

Thank sneakypeaky
Reviewed December 8, 2017

From the Forte you can enjoy a nice view of the beaches and of Vila Nova as well. It's a great place to enjoy the view and the coffees near by can provide a drink to enjoy the sunset.

Thank FilipaDaniela
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We didn’t get inside the Fort but walked around it instead. And when leaving by boat to cross the river we had excellent views of the fortifications. It’s a major feature of this lovely, small town and is of huge historical interest.

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed September 9, 2017

the forte is in the middle of the town facing the river, nice walk around it with a great view, a little deteriorated the fences.

Thank jcnano
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Really nice place, especially in the evening, when the sun goes down. Unfortunately we weren't able to go inside of the Castle. The gardens around it are very beautiful as well, giving the castle an almost oriental look. A couple of years ago, wooden planks...More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed August 20, 2017

It cure fort, but small comparing to the others in Portugal. it has a cute inner garden wher local merchants sell their handy work. Very cute and authentic :)

Thank Olga U
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