Historical Village of Castelo Rodrigo (**)- Christopher de Moura hero or traitor?

Historical Village of Castelo Rodrigo (**)- Christopher de Moura hero or traitor?

At dusk, the historic village of Castelo Rodrigo, Vista do topo da serra to Marofa, It is beautifully highlighted a hill boleado, with its defensive fence and circular towers to reflect dolphinfish tones, Red, brown and yellow; and around the, fields … (Read more)

Viewpoint of the High sapinha (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-One of the most beautiful places to watch Almond Blossom

Viewpoint of the High sapinha (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-One of the most beautiful places to watch Almond Blossom

In National Highway 221, between Escalhão and Alva Barca found the remarkable Alto viewpoint of Sapinha. Here we observe the cease of the inhospitable plateau Spanish, to give the valley of the River Douro and its tributary Águeda; here forms a plain … (Read more)

Medieval tower in Metelos Freixeda of Clod (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-singular case in Beira Interior

This is a rare existing medieval tower in Beira Interior, in Freixeda of Clod, and those who visit feel the vocation of medieval warrior man. The traveler can not help but wonder if ever the tower was besieged! … (Read more)

Arribas St Andrew (*) (Natural Park of Douro International) (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo)-Vultures and Berrões in inhospitable lands

A few kilometers from there Almofala the small chapel of St. Andrew built arrive em 1909 and situated within walking distance of the ruins of Manueline chapel. The two temples are based on a village Romanized protohistorical. We are soon greeted by two … (Read more)

Almofala tower or tower Eagles (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-It is one of the most important Roman temples in Portugal

Did you know ... Almofala tower is a grand monument that has impressed travelers for its uniqueness? Currently its origin is explained. The Tower Almofala was built on an ancient Roman temple dedicated to the God supreme. In 1997 … (Read more)

Chancel of the Parish Church of Escarigo (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)

Welcome to the beautiful church of San Miguel (Escarigo), which has one of the finest examples of Portuguese ceilings Hispano-Arabic joinery (alfarge); The author confesses that he only knows two superior in Portugal: Six to Funchal (**) … (Read more)

Altarpiece of the main chapel of the Church array Escalhão (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-Did you know ... here an unusual Christ observes his twin brother on the way to Calvary?

The municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo has three notable churches: the church of the monastery of Santa Maria de Aguiar (**), the church of Escarigo, with its chancel (*) and the church of Our Lady Escalhão or church … (Read more)

Landscape in Alva (Figueira de CasteloRodrigo) (*)- And here joked Agostinho da Silva

On the left bank of the river Douro, along the border with Spain, materialized by the river Agueda, Alva is a village that has developed in the twentieth century. Prior to the nineteenth century was an obscure point from the Douro … (Read more)

Lake of Santa Maria de Aguiar (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)

Timely panel descriptive site prepared by the International Douro Natural Park says the following. "The Albufeira Santa Maria de Aguiar, in the municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, results from the construction of a dam dirt … (Read more)

Panorama of the Sierra Marofa (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)

It is a blot the landscape that can be seen from the top of the Serra da Marofa 976m tall. Avista practically all the "Border Transmontana", vast peneplaníce that goes up from Barca of Alva to the foothills of the Sierra Malcata, … (Read more)