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This old fortified outpost, situated on a mountain shelf near Spain, is an old village whose houses are often decorated with coats of arms and attractive wrought-iron balconies. A pillory stands in the main square, planted with acacias, whose monolithic column is surmounted by an attractive lintel... The approach road to Pinhel, from the south-west, takes you across countryside covered in olive trees and vines.

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  • Almeida Route Interesting

    N324 P - 6400 Pinhel

    This road crosses a desolate plateau, dotted with enormous granite blocks forming an almost lunar landscape. Beyond Vale Verde, it crosses a tributary of the River Côa over an old narrow humpbacked bridge.

  • Municipal museum

    Praça Sacadura Cabral P - 6400 Pinhel

    This small museum has some prehistoric and Roman remains, an Ança stone retable by Jean de Rouen, weapons, pewter ware and Portuguese pottery. On the first floor, admire some naive paintings and some other pictures.

  • Serra da Marofa

    N221 P - 6400 Pinhel

    The road which links Pinhel to Figueira de Castel Rodrigo has been called the Excommunicated by the region's inhabitants as a result of the countless twists and turns that it takes through the Serra da Marofa. Many natural and artistic places of inte..

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