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Castelo de Ourem

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Estrada Nacional 356 | Nossa Senhora das Misericórdias, Ourem 2490-781, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In a short stop between meetings, nice local to visit an obtain a fantastic overview of the valley. You can obtain an 360 degrees view. WIth good weather the view is better and you can achive an higher distance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ManuelPocas
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Imposing 12th century hilltop castle ruins overlooking the medieval town below. It is a short enough walk up the winding streets of Ourem to get there. You cannot get into the castle itself but the grounds are lovely and the views simply spectacular. The medieval...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0verdale
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I was there in the evening. But the castle and the Ourem worth visiting. It is like being in the view tower. We can enjoy the beautiful town surrounded by forest, and in the evening it looks really amazing. The cemetery is in next side...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank unclesuraj
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Not only the ruins looks lovely, but the view all around is amazing and the little town of Orem is also a place to discover . A good 1 hour and half trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank djulinthebox
Reviewed 8 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Macrosantafe
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ssgaby
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bleupasse
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Temper43
Reviewed 12 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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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