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Jan 11, 2019
“Castro (Portuguese) = Castle (English)”
Oct 24, 2018
“fantastic drive”
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M1160, Castro Laboreiro 4960-061, Portugal
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Not climbing to the Castle in Castro Laboreiro is like going to Rome and not being the Pope B-) Some of the "guiding" posts have being vandalised , but the path is obvious... The view from up there is 360º superb!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

the castle as such wasn't too impressive but the drive from Melgaco on the small M1138 to Castro Laboreiro and then from there on crossing briefly into Spain is breath taking ….worth taking this drive but careful it is a very narrow road but hardly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

There seem to be just the remains of what apparently was a important building long ago, but the location is quite attractive, especially because it´s one of these places off the beaten track that give you the impression of being out of this world, surrounded...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited the village today 10th August 2017 lots of interesting things to see including a good museum that is well laid out great amenities see pictures attached to this review. Plenty of places to eat and drink and some great views. A interesting Church was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Fabulous area off the beaten track, found in the Peneda Gerese National Park in Northern Portugal, stunning views and lovely little town

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

A nice climb to the Castle ruins with spetacular views. Very interesting for Children but you must avoid to climb with too much sun because there are no trees and in the summer is very hot.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

Honestly doesn t worth the visit except for the views.Altough the region has lots of water course that certainly you enjoy discover.Food is very nice too.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 26, 2014

Firstly, you should know this involves a bit of a trek, it stands at 1025 meters above sea level at the top of a hill with some rudimentary accessibility. I did the hike up alone,very carefully, and it is a gorgeous view. I was a...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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