Castelo de Montemor o Velho, Montemor-o-Velho

The Castle of Montemor-o-Velho is a Portuguese castle in the civil parish of Montemor-o-Velho e Gatões, municipality of Montemor-o-Velho, district of Coimbra.
It has been listed as a national monument since 1910. It is older than Portugal's nationality .
Since 2014, the castle hosts the Festival Forte which is an electronic music festival set in August.
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  • We found this great place on a very hot day, but became entranced by a wedding that was taking place on the grounds and we became involved as spectators in the intact chapel. It's fun to wander the...  more »
  • Don't be intimidated by what seems to be a long hike up hundreds of stairs to get to the castle--there's an escalator.  more »
  • Brilliant. Visited for Festival Forte 2019 which has been a life goal for me for years. It's amazing to me that Portugal allows parties to happen in historical monuments like this - you're very lucky to have such freedom. 💖🤗
  • Great historic castle to stop by during a road trip! You can probably take about 1-2hrs here. Free entrance and free parking! There's a chapel, a tower, and lots of walls to walk around in; at your own risk of course.

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