The castle is a huge construction, with many different areas to visit which offer you great views from the city and areas around it. The medieval city under it is very well restored and amazing.
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This is a ruin. It is large and easy to walk around. Need imagination to recreate the way it used to be. Very windy when we visited and likely to be windy most days.
We were staying at The Pousada below the castle so it was only a 10 minute walk. Worth the effort for the views alone but the ruined castle was an interesting diversion
The place was beautiful once we got up there, but the drive was scary. Our tour driver did a great job getting up there, but not something I would do again. The view from up there was amazing. If you are not so worried about...More
We were on our way to Tomar to see the Convento de Cristo and were driving through Ourem when we saw the castle on top of a small mountain in the distance. Naturally I had to see this. My wife was not as enthusiastic as...More
On our road trip we stoped on the ancient village of Ourém to see this castle. From the start we know that you cannot access the inside of it, so nothing more to do besides see it from outside wich is average. On the location...More
Wonderful place, amazes as soon as anyone spots it standing high on the hill. From the top, you can have an amazing view for several kilometers... However, the castle and palace are now ruins and are not being explored at all. Both the castle and...More