5 days in Castelo Branco District Itinerary

5 days in Castelo Branco District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Castelo Branco District visit planner

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Belmonte
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Monsanto
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Belmonte

— 3 nights
Belmonte is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco, Portugal. Change things up with these side-trips from Belmonte: Castelo de Castelo Novo (in Castelo Novo), Castelo Branco (Fundacao Manuel Cargaleiro, Jardim do Paco Episcopal, &more) and Castelo Novo Historical Village (in Fundao). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museu dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Ponte da Ribeira da Carpinteira, pause for some photo ops at Senhora da Boa Estrela, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Belmonte.

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Lisbon to Belmonte is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monsanto.

Things to do in Belmonte

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Monsanto

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Idanha-a-Vehla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Penha Garcia, and then stop by Historic Village of Monsanto.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monsanto trip builder website.

You can drive from Belmonte to Monsanto in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monsanto

Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castelo Branco District travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Castles
Castelo Branco District is located in Central Portugal, the district capital is Castelo Branco, which is now also the most populous city, although the city of Covilhã was once the largest city.It has an area of 6675 km² (4th largest in Portugal), and a population of 225 916 inhabitants.MunicipalitiesThe district is composed of 11 municipalities: Belmonte Castelo Branco Covilhã Fundão Idanha-a-Nova Oleiros Penamacor Proença-a-Nova Sertã Vila de Rei Vila Velha de Ródão

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