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Penha Garcia

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Penha Garcia, Penha Garcia, Portugal
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Cute town.

Penha Garcia is a nice place to visit for a couple of hours. It's situated on a hillside next to... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Luc D
via mobile
Very nice walk and nice village

The village itself is just nice, but the walk is really worth the effort and has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Jurgen B
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Brussels, Belgium
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Penha Garcia, Penha Garcia, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Penha Garcia is a nice place to visit for a couple of hours. It's situated on a hillside next to the road in between Monsanto and the Spanish border. You can follow a clearly indicated walk that leads up to the castle and the dam...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

The village itself is just nice, but the walk is really worth the effort and has a lot of interesting features. Not well indicated though.

Thank Jurgen B
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Awesome walk, well worth a few hours of your day if you are travelling past. Views are great from the top of the small castle

Thank Noel M
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We walked to the castle and then through the "geopark" to the dam and back. The rock formations, the views from everywhere were fabulous. Absolutely worth an hour or two of your time! (And it's free.)

Thank DandC02482
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Wonderful medivalvillage and Natur -Tejo Unesco global geopark.You can enjoy deliceous local ciusine, wonderful views and Ordovician trace fossils.

Thank tamara b
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Penha Garcia is one of the old Granitic villages of Portugal, provides you and your family a very good week-end outdoors. The walking tours to see the water mills and the pre-historic prints in the rocks of animals and plants, are something not to be...More

Thank Fernando C
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Park your car near the combat tank from the '70s and prepare yourself. what should have taken 1 hour or so can easily take 2 or 3 hours long. Nice people, plenty of angles and great views, great trails. If your teenagers are adventurous and...More

Thank Cres
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Charming little village, don't make the mistake we first did by going to Penha Garcia modern area/region.

Thank Longandsmithy
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

You can take a nice walk to the old castle area (some not very impressive ruins), the view is absolutely beautiful. Maybe even have a swim at the down-the-hill pool. Wear comfortable shoes, as you have to go uphill.

Thank aleenna
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

From the old town and community bakery ( buy fresh baked goodies and fill your water bottle) a short uphill walk will bring you to the castle. Great views of the old town and the old working mills in the gorge below. The walk continues...More

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