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All reviews free of charge old town nice view tourist office main tower day trip surrounding area free parking amazing views great castle iberian peninsula restored castle at lunchtime the main attraction nice attraction walls stairs
Beja is a small and cute town in center Alentejo. You need to stop here and visit this Castle. Now the tower is open so you can do 183 steps to reach the terrace and have a perfect overview of territory.
The highest castle tower in Portugal provides a magnificent view of the surrounding lands. You can see up to 50 km in the distance, or more, if the weather is good. It's also possible to walk on the walls and observe several details of the...More
Great castle, well presented, and a fanatic keep (tower). The old and tower are free, as all public monuments and museums should be. The view from the top is superb. Don't miss out. The gentleman at the information centre there is very friendly and helpful....More
Beja was fantastic as they had craft stalls on and a Roman themed festival when we arrived
The square was full of food stalls. The castle was amazing to see and free of charge to go and climb steps for great views.
It is one of not many example that nowadays you can still visit some good places free of charge. The views from the top are great and the walls are in quite good condition. Many people visiting Portugal miss the Alentho region, I think it...More
This is a beautiful littlle city and the castle sits atop the city overlook the Alentjo region - very picturesque and worth a visit. Lovely little square and very traditional atmosphere - highly recommend.
Not really worth the trouble of visiting, very unsafe and worn stairs to the walkway around the castle walls, and a somewhat unhelpful collection of well-worn information boards. Excellent view from the top of the castle keep, if you can manage the stairs, and of...More
Free to enter the castle is in relatively good condition. The main attraction is the tower, 130+ steps up a winding staircase. Great photos of the winding stairs and play of light. Three floors with small rooms. Interesting stone ceilings and statue of a Knight...More