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Castelo Branco, in Centro, is a city of approximately 33,000 inhabitants.
The national capital Lisbon is situated 120 miles (193 kilometers) southwest of Castelo Branco, while Vilamoura lies 190 miles (306 kilometers) to the south.
Step back in time and get a taste of how hard life was long ago in some of the castles in this region. Belmonte Castle and of course Monsanto Castle are just two of the old castles in this region.
One of the most visited historic sites in the area is the Idanha-a-Velha. This atmospheric place offers tourists the chance to learn about an important chapter in human history. It is good to explore this site and other local preserved old buildings to obtain an understanding of the events that shaped this region.
The Igreja de Sao Tiago is an impressive religious building that has a rich history. Visit the historic site to learn about its history as well as to study its design.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the area also has some ecological preserves which offer beautiful scenery and local local wildlife. To explore one of the major conservation preserves, head out to Reserva Natural da Serra da Malcata.
Praca do Municipio is the ideal location to sit back and feel the heartbeat of Castelo Branco. It's the sort of place that draws back residents and visitors time and time again.
Find a little peace in Jardim do Paco Episcopal, a place where families can spend time outdoors. Join in a ball game, pull out your sketch pad, or just enjoy the fresh air. This park will suit whatever mood you're in.
The Torre Centum Cellas is the place to head for those who think they’ve seen everything in Castelo Branco.
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Branco Castle, Cargaleiro Museum and Jardim do Paco Episcopal. Se de Castelo Branco Cathedral and Francisco Tavares Proenca Junior Museum are also within 10 minutes.
Located near the slopes, this Covilha hotel is in the mountains, 0 mi (0 km) from Penhas da Saude, and within 16 mi (25 km) of Ski Parque and Torre. Praca do Municipio is 6.3 mi (10.2 km) away.
Conveniently near to skiing facilities, this Covilha hotel is located in the mountains, within 3 miles (5 km) of Praca do Municipio and Penhas da Saude, and is convenient for winter sports, such as skiing lessons. Torre is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.
Located in Monfortinho, this hotel is within 16 miles (25 km) of Penha Garcia Castle, Church of Saint Andrew and Zarza la Mayor Town Hall. Monsanto Castle and Idanha-a-Velha are also within 25 miles (40 km).
Located in the heart of Castelo Branco, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and Hospital Amato Lusitano - Castelo Branco Urgencia. Liberdade Plaza and Cargaleiro Museum are also within 10 minutes.
Situated in Belmonte, this historic pousada is within 1 mile (2 km) of Museum of Discovery, Belmonte Jewish Museum and Olive Oil Museum. Igreja de Sao Tiago and Belmonte Synagogue are also within 2 miles (3 km).
Situated in Castelo Novo, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from New Castle and within 9 miles (15 km) of Archaeological Museum of Fundao and Mother Church of Fundao. Multipurpose Pavilion Fundao and Municipal Garden Fundao are also within 9 miles (15 km).
Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Praca do Municipio and 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from Penhas da Saude. Archaeological Museum of Fundao and Mother Church of Fundao are also within 16 miles (25 km).