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From the city centre it is only a short walk to get to the ancient walls and the castle of Trancoso, located on a hill, which means that it has a privileged geographical location, the Castle as well as the village have their roots into...More
This castle has seen its share of fighting. Must see when passing through Trancoso. Not much left except for its keep and walls. The stares running up have the dates mentioned in a ver special way, see photos. Wheelchair friendly.
Free visit to the castle. It has a very long history, having been first established in the 10th century. It has been rebuilt due to invasion damage in the past. Regardless, to see and set foot in something that was in place for 1100+ years...More
I wasn't expecting much and i was surprised. It«s free and there is a person there who explains you everything and delivers some helpful leaflets. The place is very well mantained and the view from the upper tower amazing.
A really nice town fully surrounded by thick black walls, a stone typical of this area. The center is very nice with lovely streets and houses all around. The castle is also nice and free. What I enjoyed the most was walking on the battlement...More