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Castle of Alcoutim, Alcoutim

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The Castle of Alcoutim (Portuguese: Castelo de Alcoutim) is a medieval castle in the civil parish of Alcoutim, in the municipality of the same name, in the southeastern Algarve of Portugal. Built in the 13th century, the castle stands in a dominant position on a hill south of the parish seat of Alcoutim on the right bank of the San Marcos River (tributary of the Guadiana River), opposite the territory of Sanlúcar de Guadiana (in Spain).

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  • Entry price a bit much @ 2.60, but great views from the top for photos of the river and town below as you would expect from a castle !  more »
  • This very historic site has exceptional history going back almost 1,000 years. Off-season there is virtually no interpretation of the sites and ruins. If I was returning I would look for a personal....  more »
  • Tem uma bela vista de Alcoutim e Sanlucar do Guadiana, a zona envolvente está degradada, a visita ao seu interior é paga .
  • Vista magnifica sobre a vila como o rio !
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