Ruins of Faria Castle and Archaeological Site
Location 41.4895046 | -8.6337219,15
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geral@culturanorte.gov.pt

Located in a steep, rocky Hill on the hillside of Fanqueira, covered by dense pine forests. Has three lines of walls with constructions and materials from different ages, from the Final Bronze Age until the final Middle Age. The outer wall by the eastern side, had strengthen it a wide pit.

Between this and the next, more inside, there are the foundations of the Castro houses, some containing porch and fireplace. Inside the grounds is located the main tower of the medieval castle, with square plan and traces of walls pertaining to the main wall, which may be remains of the Palace of Alcaide.


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    Free visit