Top things to do in Sortelha

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Historic Centre

The entrance to the fortified village is a grand Gothic gate. From the square inside, a cobbled lane leads up to the heart of the village, with a pelourinho (stone pillory) signalling the remains of a small castle t…
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Restaurante Dom Sancho

The only restaurant in the old village, Dom Sancho sits just inside the main Gothic gate. It's touristy but the traditional food is spot on – mainly game and hearty stews – and its snug, stone-walled dining room is …
Portuguese in Sortelha

O Celta

On the main road through the modern village, O Celta (The Celt) serves up a cheerful farmhouse atmosphere and filling country staples, including a flavoursome ensopada de borrego (lamb stew). A small cafe is at the …
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Bar Boas Vindas

This stone house with rustic decor and a cat curled up by the fire is a great place to hole up in winter. In the warmer months, you can sit out on its sunny terrace and munch on ham and cheese sandwiches, ideal for …