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3 Castle Circuit – Sesimbra , Setúbal and Palmela in Portugal

3 Castle Circuit – Sesimbra , Setúbal and Palmela in Portugal

Castelo (Castle) Santiago do Cacem  Portugal

The three castles Circuit will take place next 20th of May. The Tour includes 3 centenary Castles in Setúbal, Palmela and Sesimbra in Portugal.

It will start in the Tourism Office in Sesimbra.

During the day, the group (with a minimum of six participants) will have the opportunity to visit the Forte of Santiago in Praia de Sesimbra, Castle of Sesimbra, the Espichel Cape and the group will go to Vila Nogueira de Azeitão to Caves José Maria da Fonseca Caves (with a proof of 3 wines).

In Arrábida, it will be possible to admire Convent of Arrábida, Portinho da Arrábida and Forte of São Filipe in Setúbal.

Finally, the Castle of Palmela, visit to the Church of São Lourenço with tiles from the XVIII century and return to Sesimbra.

More information, please contact us.

We also  invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.

Castle of Sesimbra

Castle of Sesimbra

Sesimbra´s Castle is the last Portuguese coastal castle built according to the medieval style with an irregular layout on top of the hill.

On the eastern side lies the fortress, made up of the turrets and donjon, while the rest of the perimeter is defined by the village’s wall, featuring turreted gates and it ends with a tower on the western side.

Reinforced by Omar Emirate in the 10th Century was conquered once again before 1199 by Frankish settlers and enclosed Sesimbra until the 16th century. 

The renovation works executed between 1936 and 1941 halted  a process of decay that had lasted for the past four centuries.

It was classified as a Monument of National Interest by a decree dated 16th June 1910, as well as Protected Area by a decree issued by the Ministry of Public Works and Communication (dated 9th October 1945) and by another decree issued by the Ministry of National Education, on 23rd September 1960.

Opening hours of the Castle of Sesimbra:

Summer : Monday to Sunday , from 7 am till 8 pm
Winter : Monday to Sunday, from 7 am – 7 pm

Additional Information:

Visit Sesimbra a village with amazing activities , wonderful accommodation with sea front, gastronomy based on fish dishes and excellent beaches.