Things to see and do - Almeida
Leaving for Madeira
Almeida Travel guide
Almeida : Michelin's recommendations
Situated less than 10 km from the border, the small quiet town of Almeida and its walls crown a hill 763m high. Having been captured by the Spanish in 1762, then by the French troops of Masséna in 1810, it has preserved intact its double fortification system in a six point star in the pure Vauban style which was completed in the 18C. There you will find the old barracks and some beautiful individual hotels some of which are dressed with azulejos.
Rua Da Muralha P - 6350-112 Almeida
Located within the city walls of historic Almeida, the 4-star Hotel Fortaleza offers spacious rooms, some with a private balcony. It features a game room and a tour desk. The rooms at Hotel Fortaleza de Almeida are decorated with elegant wooden furn..