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Castelo de Beja

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Again a little stronghold free of charge. We enjoyed the view. You can take all the stairs up to... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
Bad Goisern, Austria
Visited for afternoon

Beja was fantastic as they had craft stalls on and a Roman themed festival when we arrived The... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank charliebar80
Reviewed July 15, 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

Again a little stronghold free of charge. We enjoyed the view. You can take all the stairs up to the top. It was really calm there... They do have a lunch break though! Be aware!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ausseertraveller
Reviewed June 16, 2019

The castle has challenging steps to the top of the tower, but like most castles in Portugal, you can always stop someplace OR continue all the way up!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank docoffee
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Purplepeace
Reviewed May 1, 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paulina S
Reviewed April 5, 2019

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.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tigandgrace
Reviewed April 1, 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank flj3
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
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