Castle of Belmonte


The Castle of Belmonte, in the Beira Baixa, is located in the parish, town and municipality of Belmonte, Castelo Branco District, Portugal.

In a dominant position on a hill on the left bank of the river Zêzere, in the Serra da Estrela region, this medieval castle has its history linked to the Portuguese discoveries and Brazil, since its Alcaides belonged to the navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral family.

LOCATION: Belmonte

DISTANCE: 35 Km

Categories : Castles

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