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Elvas Castle

Costa de Vila Fria, Elvas 7350, Portugal
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“star fort” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“distance” (4 reviews)
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Costa de Vila Fria, Elvas 7350, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a nice way to see the surrounding area and the price is very reasonable. We climbed all the towers and enjoyed it.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unspectacular castle, quite small but in good shape, very nice view on the city and on the new Fort on the opposite hill.

Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

The castle is at the edge of ELVAS. Nothing unusual at this castle, but it has a wonderful view of the city. I look ahead, I remembered the book Desert Tartars.

Thank Tufus92
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

a small and well kept castle that stands proud in this fortified town of elvas and is more than worth your time and while the biggest appeal of it is the views it offers there is a nice gift shop and cafeteria inside the grounds.

Thank alittletoolate
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Good place to go for a party as well as to eat something. Location makes it actually look like a castle. There is also a great view spot right next to it!

Thank tetsume
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Its another great castle of our beatiful country. Its in perfect shape as is almost everything around Elvas.

Thank Pedro D
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

It’s not the largest castle to look around but the views are pretty if the surrounding countryside from on top of the walls. Quite pricey for what you see but perfect if you’re in a hurry as you can walk the walls easily in 30...More

Thank D P
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

The defenses of Elvas are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and with good reason. There are 3 incredible star forts in all. The largest surrounds the city itself. Truly impressive.

Thank Expatriated-traveler
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

absolutely incredible.. Elvas is surrounded by a huge star fort. In itself quite impressive, it is flanked by two smaller additional star forts. Glorious from the sky and impressive from the ground. Wandering inside Elvas itself is somewhat amusing, wandering the walls great.

Thank Expatriated-traveler
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The walls are great, but when you enter you'll see a construction that does not belong there... Something should be done about that.

Thank Alexandre C
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