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Fortified mountain town with castle, restaurants and cafés

We visited the old castle following a street on the top of the mountain from the church São Roque... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
Reforming the city center

They are in the face lifting process of the city center. Modern and old hand in hand in the main... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Santos, SP
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Castelo de Vide, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We visited the old castle following a street on the top of the mountain from the church São Roque on the other side of town; a wonderful stroll through medieval architecture, towers, fortifications that ended with lunch on a restaurant terrace on the town square....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Nice small little town that we stopped in for a lunch - windy day. I wouldn't go out of my way to stop here unless you want to see a town that doesn't get alot of tourists.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

They are in the face lifting process of the city center. Modern and old hand in hand in the main square. Nice! Beautiful old fountain. Facades of the buildings almost all redone. Plenty of parking space.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Niels-Fernanda
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Another small Portuguese town with cobbled narrow windy streets. Quite lovely. Definitely visit if you're in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 4 January 2018

There is actually quite a bit to see in this small town. We didn't really plan enough time to see it all. There are interesting churches, pretty parks and plazas and nice shops and restaurants as well as the old castle area and old Jewish...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Chileice
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A very nice small town in Portugal close to the border with Spain, very well taken care of. Everything is accessible at walking distance. The inheritance from the Jewish community is still well preserved.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Luis M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A typical Portuguese small town/village with a lovely square and cobbled streets. Be aware that most restaurants are closed on a Monday evening - check first.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank suemarilynlyle
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The center of this small town exudes a feeling of calm and unhurriedness. We saw few tourists, but many locals sitting in the outdoor cafes. A pleasant place to have a beer and watch life slowly pass by.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stopped here for some delicious pastry in the Jewish quarter. Were told this town has quite a history of Jewish people. It is charming, unspoiled, clean. There were quaint little shops with homemade items, along with many small cafes and pastelarias. The town square...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank trra
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Castelo de Vide is a lovely small Portuguese country town largely unspoiled by tourism. The centre square and surrounds have lots of cafes and restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ski_bum2205
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