Castelo de Montemor o Velho, Montemor-o-Velho

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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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  • This a great stop along the road from Coimbra to Porto. This attraction is free and the ruins and grounds are quite lovely. We spent about an hour walking the grounds, climbing the fortress walls and....  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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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