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Fortress over the river

This fortress was built overlooking the famous Mira river. Unfortunately, it was foggy when I was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ana L
,
Boliden, Sweden
via mobile
A charming place

A well preserved castle. The square next to it features some artists and merchants that sell some... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
TiagoJGB
,
Girona, Spain
via mobile
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“small town” (2 reviews)
“for sale” (2 reviews)
“the river” (6 reviews)
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Vila Nova de Milfontes 7630, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This fortress was built overlooking the famous Mira river. Unfortunately, it was foggy when I was there, otherwise the view is quite nice.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A well preserved castle. The square next to it features some artists and merchants that sell some interesting stuff. There are some impressive views over the river and ocean as well.

Thank TiagoJGB
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I visited Milfontes hoping to visit this place but discovered it to be closed now from any visitors and the found the solid stone structure was for sale with my estate agent Tom at Remax for a reasonable sum of €35,000000. I don’t think I’ll...More

Thank sneakypeaky
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

From the Forte you can enjoy a nice view of the beaches and of Vila Nova as well. It's a great place to enjoy the view and the coffees near by can provide a drink to enjoy the sunset.

Thank FilipaDaniela
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t get inside the Fort but walked around it instead. And when leaving by boat to cross the river we had excellent views of the fortifications. It’s a major feature of this lovely, small town and is of huge historical interest.

Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

the forte is in the middle of the town facing the river, nice walk around it with a great view, a little deteriorated the fences.

Thank jcnano
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Really nice place, especially in the evening, when the sun goes down. Unfortunately we weren't able to go inside of the Castle. The gardens around it are very beautiful as well, giving the castle an almost oriental look. A couple of years ago, wooden planks...More

1  Thank Jan D
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

It cure fort, but small comparing to the others in Portugal. it has a cute inner garden wher local merchants sell their handy work. Very cute and authentic :)

Thank Olga U
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Amazing view, loved it! Definitely a beautiful place to admire Alentejo =) I will be back soon and I will visit again

Thank Joana A
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Was a really nice little part of the coast to visit, the fort or castle as I incorrectly called it in my restaurant was a stunning architecturally important building really helping you to understand the demands placed on the borders of Portugal! Great day out...More

Thank sneakypeaky
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