8 days in Castelo Branco District Itinerary

8 days in Castelo Branco District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Castelo Branco District attractions planner

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Proenca-a-Nova
— 2 nights
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Belmonte
— 4 nights
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Penha Garcia
— 1 night
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Proenca-a-Nova

— 2 nights
Proença-a-Nova is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco in Portugal. Change things up with these side-trips from Proenca-a-Nova: Vila de Rei (Centro Geodesico de Portugal & Penedo Furado) and Portas do Rodao (in Vila Velha de Rodao). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Praia Fluvial do Malhadal, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Fluvial de Cardigos, and get outside with Vale da Ribeira da Serta.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Proenca-a-Nova trip itinerary builder tool.

Lisbon to Proenca-a-Nova is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Belmonte.

Things to do in Proenca-a-Nova

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Belmonte

— 4 nights
Belmonte is a municipality in the district of Castelo Branco, Portugal. Get out of town with these interesting Belmonte side-trips: Castelo Novo Historical Village (in Fundao) and Castelo Branco (Piscina Praia & Jardim do Paco Episcopal). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelo de Belmonte, see the interesting displays at Museu De Lanificios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja De Santiago E Panteao Dos Cabrais, and don't miss a visit to Sinagoga de Belmonte.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Belmonte tour planner.

Traveling by car from Proenca-a-Nova to Belmonte takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Penha Garcia.

Things to do in Belmonte

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Penha Garcia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Idanha-a-Vehla, then wander the streets of Historic Village of Monsanto, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Penha Garcia.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Penha Garcia vacation maker site.

Getting from Belmonte to Penha Garcia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Penha Garcia

Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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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