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This picturesque town itself is built on terraces on the North slope of the Serra da Arrabica, at the foot of a hill topped by a large castle which, in 1423, became the headquarters of the Order of Saint James. The bishop of Evora, Dom Garcia Meneses, who plotted against the order, was imprisoned there in a cell situated beneath the keep.

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  • Castle Interesting

    P - 2950 Palmela

    On a sort of promontory, the castle is partly a pousada. It looks down on the surrounding countryside. A visit will reveal the three ages of construction. Firstly you cross a surrounding wall built at the end of 17C and inspired by the Vauban system,..

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  • São Pedro Church

    P - 2950 Palmela

    This church is located in the high part of the town at the foot of the castle. It was built in the 18C and is covered inside with azulejos depicting scenes from the life of St Peter. Notice in the lower left side the miracle of the fishes, Christ wal..

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  • Arrábida Resort & Golf Academy

    Av. José Maria Eça De Queiróz P - 2950-580 Palmela

    This resort offers bright, modern apartments a few km from Arrábida Mountains National Park and the Atlantic. Its 18-hole golf course features a restaurant, a bar and a dedicated shop. Guests of Palmela Village can choose apartments with open-plan ..

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