This itinerary routes you to a number of the most notable medieval monuments in Portugal. It begins with a tour of the ancient region known as Estremadura, which comes from the Latin for “beyond the River Douro,” now encompassing only the strip between the Tagus and the sea north of Lisbon. This area was of particular importance in the 13th and 14th centuries because, once recaptured, it formed the border between the Portuguese kingdom and the Moors to the south and between Portugal and the most accessible route from Spain to the east.
NOTE: This itinerary is excerpted from the E-Book title, the Portugal: Exceptional Places to Stay & Itineraries. You might want to consider the complete E-Book if you are considering any additional itineraries as there are seven for Portugal and they are all duplicated in the more complete E-Book.
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Revised 2017 Edition