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Rented a car and took the short 30 minute drive to Montemor-o-Novo. The drive was easy and well worth it. The caste was awesome and a great hours walk. Great vistas of the surroundings and the town is quaint.
The castle ruins at Montemor-o-novo look far better from below in the town than from inside. While the walls look impressive there's little else standing inside the castle grounds apart from a chapel (entry is 1E, castle grounds are free) and a government administrative building....More
The ruins of this castle sit atop the hill above this sleepy Portugal town. There are little in the way of signage or guidance, just show up and explore. Show respect and be careful, as these ruins are the work of our history, and they...More
After being in Portugal for a while and seeing quite a few castles, I wouldn't say that this is a must see but if you are near Montemor it is worth stopping in.
We were travelling from Evora to Lisbon and it's right on the...More