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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to visit early on a day with very few others around. Actually found the castle while lost so considered ourselves very lucky. Signage around the castle grounds was very interesting allowing us to picture what once was there & imagine the way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sleepylynne
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Late morning coffee with a stunning view out to sea. Great place to kick back and chill out. Staff great. They do serve food but we still full from our previous nights exploits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robin T
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The castle is on a seaside hill overlooking the sea, the town, and the countryside. It is well maintained and worth a short visit. Short because one gets spoiled with great castles and great views in Portugal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David U
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A walk up to the castel was quite Nice and a beer at the top to cool down a bit. Extremely Nice view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leif A
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A really good thing to do if the weather isn't too hot and fantastic views. Cemetery is interesting too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank almcilrath
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Steep hike. Stairs. Or by car or bus. Bird's eye view of the town and its harbor, along with the hills surrounding the historic town.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nizar J
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had a great time visiting this beautiful castle sitting high above Sesimbra. Its actually more of a walled city. There is a good exhibition in the South tower explaining the history of the place. The place is close to town and best of all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Stephan M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Gone for a walk up to the castle. The view is just breathtaking! You have to visit it. When you get there, you can relax with a drink or snack at a little cafe with chairs outside. You will truly enjoy it, it's simply amazing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank siham s
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Great place to explore and see what the castle life would have been like. The views are spectacular and the church is quaint

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank babsped
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Go early morning or late night for a very special experience alone in the castle. You can climb the walls and get a beautiful view of charming Sesimbra from above. Take the steps/path from the town, some 300 metres height over some 1000 metres run....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank quatrofamilia
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