The Castle of Aljezur (Portuguese: Castelo de Aljezur) is a medieval castle founded in the parish of Aljezur, in the municipality of the same name overlooking the Aljezur River . Excavations in the castle have discovered that the location was occupied during the Bronze and Iron Ages, while the parade grounds, habitational structures, and two silos date to the 12th and 13th centuries.Arrange to visit Castelo de Aljezur and other attractions in Aljezur using our Aljezur online route planner.
Castelo de Aljezur reviews
I love castles, especially when they are freely accessible as was Castle of Aljezur when it appeared on my Algarve cycling route. The problem with this castle is that there is not much there: four..... more »
We were fortunate to have an excellent guide from Sandytoes tours who was so knowledgeable about the history more »
There isnt much to the tower, just walls and a mound in the middle with a flag pole. Views are fantastic though. You can park in the village and walk up or drive to the top. We walked and it was an interesting walk.
What a charming village on a hill! The castle is pretty much just historical ruins, but it’s all about getting lost in the narrow town’s pathways. Loved it!!
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