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  1. Cava de Viriato
Place: Viseu
Photo: Emanuele Siracusa
    Archaeology
    Cava de Viriato
    A walking area with plenty of trees, this still has some earthen walls that marked out an octagonal-shaped trenched area, about 2 km in circumference. According to historians, it was used as a camp for the Roman legions that kept watch over the (...)

  2. Archaeology
    Citânia da Longa
    Citânia da LongaTwo walls of the Northern section of this pre-Roman fortified settlement are still visible. The first wall is still in a fairly good state of conservation, measuring over 2 metres high and over 1 metre wide. The entrance to the fort (...)

  3. Citânia de Briteiros
    Archaeology
    Citânia de Briteiros
    After the 2nd millennium BC, the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula was settled by human communities organised into tribes, which inhabited high locations named "castros". Due to the similarity of the settlers' buildings in various different sites, (...)

    Website: http://www.guimaraesturismo.com/pages/154/?geo_article_id=11 (...)
    http://citania.csarmento.uminho.pt/default.asp?language=2

  4. Archaeology
    Citânia de Santa Luzia
    Citânia de Santa Luzia (Santa Luzia fortified village) The Iron Age/Roman era fortified settlement of Citânia de Santa Luzia, known locally as Cidade Velha (Old Town), is one of the best-known castros (fortified settlements) in the North of (...)

    Telephone: +351 258 825 917
    E-mail: citania@culturanorte.pt
    Website: http://culturanorte.gov.pt/pt/patrimonio/citania-de-santa-lu (...)

  5. Cromeleque do Xerez
    Archaeology
    Cromeleque do Xerez
    Megalithic Monuments of Xerez The cromlech of Xerez is interesting for its square shape: at the centre the larger menhir rounded by small monoliths. The reconstitution of the cromlech was possible after some research since the monoliths were spread (...)

  6. Cromeleque dos Almendres
Photo: M'Ar de AR Hotels
    Archaeology
    Cromeleque e menir dos Almendres
    Cromlech and Menhir of AlmendresThe cromlech of Almendres is composed by 95 stones set in two circles. Some of the stones are decorated with schematic and geometric carvings. A little further away we can see the Menhir which is about 4 metres high. (...)

  7. Archaeology
    Dólmen de Melriça
    Melriça DolmenDolmen without a corridor, with an irregular polygonal chamber. Only three of its original stone supports are still fully intact. Given that the dolmen is located in private property, visitors should previously contact Vila Viçosa (...)

  8. Archaeology
    Ermida do Senhor dos Mártires
    Hermitage of Senhor dos MártiresIncineration necropolis dating from the Iron Age.

  9. Estação arqueológica de Alter do Chão
    Archaeology
    Estação arqueológica de Alter do Chão
    Archaeological station in Alter do ChãoThe vestiges found here include a building that contains several mosaics and a thermal spa. The remnants pertain to Abelterium, a small settlement that was cited in the itinerary of António.

  10. Archaeology
    Estação arqueológica romana da Luz
    Roman archaeological station of LuzA Roman "villa" excavated in the 19th century, whose main features include the Roman bath-house, with various outbuildings and the mosaic pavements. An industrial complex was also discovered, constituted by fish (...)

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