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Wonderful views from up above and an unusual entrance.

This castle houses a little bit of everything. It has Roman and Visogothic items in the patio... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
London, ON
Castle of Serpa

Visiting the castle of Serpa allows a trip in time. The old Castle stands in the city centre and... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
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Largo dos Santos Proculo E Hilariao, Serpa 7830-385, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Partially ruined castle with good views from the walls over the town. When we went, we the only ones there.

Thank AandK-GBPL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice little town and castle. The real Portugal very friendly people add to the charm. Not aimed at tourism very laid back kind of place.

Thank annielincolnshire48
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely relaxed walk around the parapet so had amazing views of the walled city/town. Was a lovely way to spend an hour

Thank Jayne S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This castle houses a little bit of everything. It has Roman and Visogothic items in the patio, great views from the walls and an entrance that is unique in all the world. It is a great place to visit around sunset.

Thank Chileice
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Serpa is a place to spend a few hours wandering around, taking in the castle, the old town, the churches and the aquaduct. All the sights were free for us on the Sunday as was parking .although the castle closes at 12:30. We did get...More

1  Thank KevanEastYorkshire
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The visit of the castelo of Serpa and the village was one of our highlights while travelling in the Alentejo area. Serpa is a small hill village surrounded by fields. It is very interesting to visit the castelo which offer a great view over the...More

Thank lemongras
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Not much to say, it's a ruined castle , not much of a story to understand as everything is in Portuguese. Nice views.

Thank robinWoodbridge
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Visiting the castle of Serpa allows a trip in time. The old Castle stands in the city centre and has an impressive Tower. This Tower is in front of the Church of Santa Maria (Saint Mary's Church) that used to be a Mosque. The Castle...More

Thank PedroRBC
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We drove here from Albufeira hoping to visit the Clock Museum, unfortunately it was monday and the museum is closed on that day. We explored the 13th cetury castle enclosure and soaked up the atmosphere wandering around this delightful small town. It was enjoyable walking...More

Thank hagnel
Reviewed 16 September 2016

worth a visit just to wander round the walls and look at the views of the surrounding countryside and town. the inside of the castle is slightly restored but not to a detrimental state. it still retains its ruinous feel. walk around the entire castle...More

Thank rainbowdolphin90
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