Castles in Portugal

Dare exploring the most impressive and monumental castles in Portugal.

Continental Portugal is home to a great amount of castles, inherited from several previous civilizations that erected them in strategic locations to defend or expand their domains. Even to this day, the castles still show their magnificence. Visiting them is possible thanks to excellent restoration works and impeccable maintenance.

Next, you will find a list with the different castles in Portugal.:

Valença do Minho FortressValença do Minho Fortress
Explores the fortress of Valenca do Minho and discover true gems of the world of military architecture on your way through northern Portugal.

Monção CastleMonção Castle
Explore the Castelo de Monção Castle and discover its importance for defending the region of Minho.

Castro Laboreiro CastleCastro Laboreiro Castle
Dare to explore the ruins of this Medieval castle set up 1033 metres high.

Lindoso CastleLindoso Castle
Dare exploring Lindoso Castle and visit its museum on your way through Ponte da Barca, Portugal.

Castle of GuimarãesCastle of Guimarães
Visit the Castle of Guimarães during your passage through the North of Portugal.

Bragança CastleBragança Castle
Explore Bragança Castle and discover the legends surrounding its tower while in Portugal.

Castle of PenedonoCastle of Penedono
Discover the castle of Penedono, one of the most interesting and unique fortresses in Portugal.

Castle of the Knights Templar of TomarCastle of the Knights Templar
Located atop a hill, this monumental castle has been listed as World Heritage by UNESCO and still is a perfect outlook on the city.

Almourol CastleAlmourol Castle
Discover this imposing castle located in an island in the middle of the Tajo River, in Portugal.

Castle of ÓbidosCastle of Óbidos
Discover the Castle of Óbidos, currently adapted to house the first and most luxurious pousada in Portugal.

Moorish Castle, SintraMoorish Castle
Conquer the most stronger walls of Sintra at the symbolic Moorish Castle.

São Jorge Castle, LisbonSão Jorge Castle
Visit São Jorge Castle, one of Lisbon's oldest monuments and a symbol of Christian victory over the Moors.

São Felipe CastleSão Felipe Castle
Don’t miss the chance to visit the Castelo de São Felipe Castle during your stay in Setúbal.

Castle of SesimbraCastle of Sesimbra
Explore the Castle of Sesimbra during your stay in Setúbal.

Castle of PalmelaCastle of Palmela
Discover the Castelo dos Cavaleiros da Ordem de Santiago da Espada Castle.

Castelo de Alcácer do SalCastelo de Alcácer do Sal
Descobre o impressionante Castelo de Alcácer do Sal e não deixes de visitar a sua cripta, na tua passagem por esta cidade alentejana.

Castelo de Aljezur CastleCastelo de Aljezur Castle
Contemplate the impressive Aljezur Castle during your visit to the West of Algarve.

Castelo dos Governadores CastleCastelo dos Governadores Castle
Discover this Arabic fortress while you tour Lagos, Algarve.

Silves CastleSilves Castle
Explore Silves Castle, one of the best conserved castles in all of Algarve.

Castelo de Alcoutim CastleCastelo de Alcoutim Castle
Explore Alcoutim Castle and visit its Archaeology Museum Centre.

Castro Marim CastleCastro Marim Castle
Contemplate the Castro Marim Castle and enjoy the fantastic views over the Algarve and the Spanish border.

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