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Montemor-o-Velho Travel guide
Montemor-o-Velho : Michelin's recommendations
Situated in the Mondego valley, Montemor-o-Velho is dominated by the ruins of a citadel built in the 11C to prevent the Moors, that occupied Extremadura, from capturing Coimbra.
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rue de Coimbra P - 3140 Montemor-o-Velho
Of the original castle, only a double surrounding crenellated oval wall flanked by many towers remains. On the north corner sit the church and the keep. From the top of the ramparts there is a panoramic view over the Mondego valley with huge paddy ..