Monsanto attractions

Castle in Monsanto

Castelo

This formidable stone fortress seems to grow out of the boulder-littered hilltop. There's not a lot left inside the walls but it's a beautiful site, windswept and full of lizards and wild flowers. Immense vistas tak…
Viewpoint in Monsanto

Miradouro do Forno

Get your camera ready. This viewing balcony commands huge views over the village's red roofs down to the baking plains below. It also looks up to an alarmingly balanced boulder known locally as the Penedo do Pé Calv…