Old Town in Trancoso

Old Town

Trancoso's walled centre is a charming maze of picturesque squares, attractive churches and narrow cobbled lanes. Several medieval gates puncture the walls, including the Portas do Prado and, to the south, the...

Castle in Trancoso


On a hill in the northeast corner of the historic centre is Trancoso's landmark castle, with its crenellated towers and the distinctively slanted walls of the Torre de Menagem, a squat Moorish tower you can climb...

Tomb in Trancoso

Visigothic Tombs

Across the road from the Portas do Prado by the courthouse car park, you'll find an untended mass of grey rocks, many of which have been shaped into eerie, body-shaped cavities. These were discovered during...