Porto de Mós Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
    by J_Antunes
  • Things to Do
    by J_Antunes
  • Things to Do
    by J_Antunes

Porto de Mós Things to Do

  • Capela de S. Jorge de Aljubarrota

    5Km from the village of Porto de Mós, in S. Jorge, stands the millitary camp of S. Jorge.This was the place where the Royal Battle (Batalha Real) or Battle of Aljubarrota took place on August 14th of 1385. This battle against the King of Castilla was of extreme importance for the portuguese nation.To celebrate the victory, D. Nuno Álvares Pereira...

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  • Roman Road

    5Km distance from the village of Porto de Mós, in a place called Alqueidão da Serra, is located a roman road that has 9Km long.The original name of Porto de Mós was Portus de Molis, more than two thousand years ago when the river Lena was still able for navigation and when the romans embarked the millstones (Mós) carved on the local quarries. The...

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  • Millitary Camp of S. Jorge

    Not far from the chapel, these medieval snares, known as Covas do Lobo, can be found. It consisted of numerous holes on the ground (today they're covered to avoid degradation) that had the purpose of delaying the enemy cavalry. We could call it the 14th century mines!!!

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  • Plaque on the Chapel of S. Jorge

    In this plaque, with gothic letters, is written:ERA:DE MIL:E QUATROCENT' E TRINTA:E HUU:ANOS:NUNALVARES:P(ER)EIRA:CONDE:ESTAB'MANDOU:FAZER:ESTA:CAPEELA:A ONRA:DA VIRGE:MARIA:PORQUE:EN O:DIA: QUE:SE:FEZ:AQI: A BATALHA QUE:ELREY:DE PORTUGAL:OUVE:CÕ:ELREYDE:CASTELA:ESTEVE:EN ESTELOGAR:ABANDEIRA:DO:DITO CONDE:ESTABREwich can be roughly translated to In...

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  • Monument to Millstones (Mós)

    This monument gathers original millstones found all through the municipality and it's the true symbol of the village

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  • Castle of Porto de Mós

    The castle is open to visits everyday, except mondays, til 5:30pm. The visit is free of charge and inside the castle a small bar and a souvenir shop can be found.

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  • Solar dos Crespos

    This beautiful building dominates the square where the Town Hall is located. Seen from the middle of the square the Castle can be seen just behind this building.

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  • Castle of Porto de Mós

    In 1735 one of the five towers fell and, between 1755 and 1770 the earthquakes partially destroyed the castle. Only three very ruined towers stood up and the south side of the balcony also fell. In 1909 a new earthquake destroys three of the balcony arcades, leaving its vaults at sight. The southern towers were completely restored during the...

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  • Castle of Porto de Mós

    In 1940 these green pyramids were added to the two south towers and gave the castle this unique look

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Porto de Mós Restaurants

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    by bambino36 Written Dec 12, 2004

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    I ate Cozido à Portuguesa which is probably the most traditional portuguese dish and when they brought me the bill I really got surprised...

    Favorite Dish: Like I said I ate Cozido à Portuguesa but they said the speciality of the house is beefsteak on the rock

    Pr��-Churrasco Restaurant, Porto de M��s

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