Castelo dos Mouros

Type: Attractions, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Great Views, Historic Sites, Romantic

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The snaking battlements of this early 9th-century Moorish castle resemble rows of dis-coloured teeth, but the ancient walls are in fact remarkably well preserved considering their age. The stronghold...  Read More

  • Romantic Things to Do: "A bus service does away with having to climb the hill, but for a pleasant walk back use the sign-posted woodland footpath."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The dramatic setting and wild, romantic beauty of the surrounding countryside is utterly compelling.

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