Forte de Nossa Senhora da Graca, Elvas

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#1 of 70 in Historic Sites in Portalegre District
Must see · Historic Site · Landmark
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  • This can not be considered attractive. It is a massive solid structure but with a sole purpose, a military defence. Wall after wall of solid defences from, as you would expect, a high vantage point...  more »
  • To visit the “Fort of Nossa Senhora da Graça”, who is also called Fort do Conde de Lippe, is located on the top of a rugged hill, this is about 1 km on the North of the fortress of Elvas. Since June.....  more »
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  • Excellent fort, I could ferry lost for hours exploring. From outside it seems small but it is enormous. It has great views of Elvas and aqueduct.
  • Really great experience exploring this fort with a guided tour. The English-speaking guide had a very deep knowledge of the fort and the historical context. She was open to many questions and seemed very happy to be able to share. The fort is very well preserved and an eye-opening experience into historical defensive high tech. It is very accessible to just explore on your own but I would definitely recommend paying the small extra for a guided tour.

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