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Castelo do Bode

Tomar, Portugal
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3 weeks ago
27 Apr 2017
“One of the more impressive dames in Portugal”
Tomar, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a place to be and magnificent views. Really wonderful. Not to be missed when you travel through this part of Portugal.

Thank Liz en Theo M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Therer are 147 dames in Portugal. Over 40% oftheir energy come from hydrauelectric source. Once you visit Portugal it pays to visit at least one dame and this one is impressive. It creates an artificial lake of 33 square km.

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We enjoyed the quietness of the place and the beauty of the scenery. The bar near the beach and the parking place provides snacks and drinks.

Thank ManuelaNS
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Went their mainly to kill some time but found it to be very nice and scenic with excellent swimming facilities within the lake. The beach was tiny and not very user-friendly however and parking limited. There is much more that could be done here to...More

Thank rhysw552016
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Great day out swimming in fresh water ,take your lunch and plenty of water with you and remember the suncream

Thank musketeer1Bulli
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stunning views from the roadway at the top of the dam, a careful drive down to the base is spectacular especially when the water is being released.

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 12 November 2014

The dam itself is great and you must visit from it's top. Excellent view and magnitude of the construction. Then all around the dam you have plenty of nautical activities places and hotels and resorts and small spots. Plan a weekend to visit it all...More

Thank Miguel B
Reviewed 22 June 2012

thecastle is right across the square and well worth the walk up.

Thank Jake D
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Beautiful dam, wonderful scenery, recommended to visit the nearby castle of Almorol

Thank Hypnos
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Very Good Place to enjoy nautical activities and beautiful serene montains and Nature

Thank infinityom
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