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Castle in Around the Planalto

Castelo de Penedono

This irregular hexagon, with its picturesque crenellation, has fine views over the Planalto. It probably dates back to the 13th century and is a remarkable sight.
Castle in Around the Planalto

Castelo de Marialva

The castle was originally a defence site constructed by the Aravos against Roman invasions and was used for centuries, including during the reigns of Emperors Trajan and Hadrian. After independence in 1179, King Afo…