Melia Castelo Branco

Castelo Branco, Portugal
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On top of a hill, perfect for discovering castelo blanco

Stunning views of the city, Melia Castelo Branco has something for everyone: fully equipped rooms, kids clubs, health and sport center with indoor pool, 4 meeting rooms and more

Activities

CASTELO BRANCO

Castelo Branco is a city in the centre of Portugal considered the capital of the region. The city takes its name from the castle nearby which is currently in ruins. The castle is literally white, thus leading to the name of the city.

EXPERIENCES

  • Discover the Baroque Garden

The Jardim do Paço Episcopal in Castelo Branco is one of the most original Baroque gardens in Portugal, especially thanks to its statues, symbolic aspects and the location of features on routes around the garden.

  • Relax at Termas de Monfortinho

At the foot of the Penha Garcia mountains next to the Erges river, the Monfortinho thermal springs have unique therapeutic properties which are ideal for wellness, beauty and relaxation treatments.

DESTINATIONS

  • Templar Castle

From the viewpoint on the castle walls, enjoy magnificent views over the city and surrounding region. Several tombs are still visible in the castle, among them that of Joao Roíz de Castelo Branco, a famous 16th century poet born in Castelo Branco.

  • Episcopal Palace Garden

The Jardim do Paço Episcopal in Castelo Branco is one of the most original Baroque gardens in Portugal, especially thanks to its statues, symbolic aspects and the location of features on routes around the garden.

  • Portas de Ródão Natural Monument

Located where the Tagus river passes through Vila Velha de Ródão, the Portas de Ródão are remarkable for their exposure and natural beauty. This protected area is home to a large part of the natural heritage and wealth of the area, highlighting the biodiversity of fauna, avifauna and flora.

  • Historical Villages

Network of 12 historic villages founded before the creation of Portugal. Monsanto and Idanha-a-Velha are the closest and are authentic living museums. This is really like a trip back in time!

  • Schist Villages

The Schist Villages are 27 villages for enjoying the natural heritage. From cuisine and traditions to unique natural landscapes, it is one of the must-see itineraries for anyone visiting the region.

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