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Nice Castle to visit

Interesting and neat little castle to visit. Got there early around 9 am and had the whole place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manny d
Lovely Lindoso

A small castle that is easy to walk around and has a small museum in ‘the keep’ (watch tower). Is... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
DeniseRoache
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Parque Nacional Da Peneda Geres - Lindoso, Ponte da Barca 4980-451, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and neat little castle to visit. Got there early around 9 am and had the whole place to ourselves. Just after 11 am, 4 bus loads arrived at the same time as we were leaving so can be extremely busy at times. Well worth...More

Thank Manny d
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

What a nice and curious view, very good to make a stop while driving and passing there. Amazing and very well preserved place! I only felt the need of more explanation over there.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A small castle that is easy to walk around and has a small museum in ‘the keep’ (watch tower). Is located beside grain stores which are very picturesque!

Thank DeniseRoache
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is a visit that if you are in the region you should do it but is not more that a castle ! Could be in better Shape ! Nevertheless is history !

Thank nbaPortugal
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely time just wandering about here. The castle is not huge but quite interesting and has an archaeological exhibition within it. The main event is the grain stores outside, quite an unusual feature. It's a beautiful location and a photographer's paradise, birds...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This town located just by the border between Spain and Portugal boasts an interesting attraction: its castle. This place, full of history, doesn´t seem to be very restored so it gives you a nice sensation of authenticity. On the other hand, this implies that some...More

Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Located over the Lima River and close to the Spanish border, Lindoso Castle was strategically placed to defend Portugal and is now considered one of the country’s most important military monuments. There are two museums within the inner walls of the castle. One focuses on...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Couldn't visit the castle as our 6 year old was too young to be allowed inside. Probably because of the ramparts and lack of supervision (and railings!). No matter - you can just walk down to the stone grain sheds, which are behind the castle....More

Thank eljad2015
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We stopped at Lindoso to see the granaries but also walked up to the castle and around the walls. There's a good view of the granaries from the wall.

Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed 24 April 2018

It’s an interesting castle if only because it epitomises the Portuguese attitude towards health and safety. Great fun.

Thank Margaret A
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