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Castelo de Ourem

Estrada Nacional 356 | Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781, Portugal
+351 249 540 900
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Estrada Nacional 356 | Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our GPS decided this was the centre of Ourem, but it’s on a hill about the town. Great views of the surrounding area from the top.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do walk up the winding and picturesque streets of Ourem to this lovely ruin with a fantastic view...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend 8-9 days in Portugal and started with a night in Porto. The very next day we rented a car a drove all the way south. If you are new to Portugal it will surprise you to find out signs for castles and monasteries...More

Thank ssgaby
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Our hotel owner suggested we spend the late afternoon there after arriving from Tomar. What a view all the way to Fatima, and what a well preserved gem of a XIIth century castle! You cannot go in but walking around is atmospheric and free. The...More

Thank Bleupasse
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We had a local guide to show us the old village of Ourem, indeed an interesting mount crowned by a Fortress- Castle, from the Middle Ages, since we were touring the area, it was worth it, and it was a massive construction in those days....More

Thank Temper43
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We enjoyed our short visit to Ourem castle. It was very scenic and the views were terrific. Not a lot to do here, but glad we visited it.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The castle is a huge construction, with many different areas to visit which offer you great views from the city and areas around it. The medieval city under it is very well restored and amazing.

Thank Alexandre C
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Visit the cemetery next door... it’s view to die for! Seriously if you have to be buried anywhere this is idyllic - at least people will get pleasure when they visit you

Thank Wannabe21again
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a ruin. It is large and easy to walk around. Need imagination to recreate the way it used to be. Very windy when we visited and likely to be windy most days.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were staying at The Pousada below the castle so it was only a 10 minute walk. Worth the effort for the views alone but the ruined castle was an interesting diversion

Thank tcichris
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frenchi700
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Response from Sheila M | Reviewed this property |
Essentially the castle is uninhabitable and the hardest part would be the drive up to the top of the mountain subject to weather conditions. The working village would be open all year but expect a lot of visitors during... More
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