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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Impressive mini city, we still can (try to) how people lived when in those days. Incredible experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yodai
Reviewed 9 November 2018

One of the most beautiful villages in Portugal , in Guarda area. What a surprise when up the hill, you find this wonderful sleeping village, full of magic. And the cheese .. . and the wine ... and the castle, full of secrets of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 575fc
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We did the "12 historical villages of Portugal" and Sortelha was one of the best. No tourists, no tourist shops... we were early and only one pub open with a friendly owner..The view of the caste from outside is awesome. Don't expect famous grand buildings...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Lutgarde V
Reviewed 13 June 2018

My wife and I visited Sortelha today, and absolutely loved it. After being surrounded with hordes of tourists at almost every other attraction we've hit in the past seven weeks, we were stunned to be able to roam this town, and feel almost alone. Not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed Sortelha. Wish it had been tourist season when we were there as there were a couple of restaurants with lovely patios that were sadly closed when we were there. The castle is tiny but has a traitors gate which is always a good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 260JenniferS
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest walled in villages I’ve been too. A very must. Try and walk on the exterior wall top even though it’s quite dangerous and not recommended to the light hearted.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank salutecl
Reviewed 13 December 2017

One of the best preserved ancient castle and village in the area. There are several of this type of historic village but this one is outstanding., A must visit

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank vmimartins
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Wonderful place to visit and leisurely stroll thru - nice view, very unique and charming. couple cute restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank nataliya n
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Small and tiny but absolutely gorgeous little medieval village Very much recommend it because Of it's amazing sights

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jacobjang
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wow! This is a calm and quiet amazing castle. There is convenient parking at the walled entrance to the village and we found very few tourists at the village. You can walk the castle walls and meander around the old stone house. A very unique...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank cisannapolisgm
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