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Castelo Holidays

Castelo holidays feature the vivacious culture of Lisbon with myths and legend making your holidays in Castelo an experience to cherish for a lifetime.

Elegant Castelo

Castelo is one of the oldest parishes of Lisbon dating back to 1147. “Castelo” means “castle” in Portuguese and the town occupies an unassailable position overlooking the city of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. The strongly-fortified fortress in its present archetype is located atop the highest hill in Lisbon. Featuring one of the main historical sites of Lisbon, Castelo holidays are great choice for tourists from all over the world.

Castelo was and still is a Greek trading post .Castelo achieved its significance and affluence at the time when the great expeditions of discovery were being carried out in the reign of Manuel I, which became very profitable especially due to cod fisheries off the coast of Newfoundland. During the disagreement between the realm and the Liberals in the nineteenth century, Castelo sided with the Rulers and thus secured an agreement from Queen Maria II and was henceforth known as Viana do Castelo from Viana da Foz do Lima. Castelo holidays are indeed a history-lover’s delight.

The cities of Vigo, Porto and Braga are well-connected to Castelo, so one can visit them as well during Castelo holidays. The bright green mountains, enticing landscapes shrouded with the tranquility of Lima River along with vibrant blue Atlantic Ocean are the heady mix offered by holidays in Castelo!

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