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Pinhel is a city and a municipality of almost 10,000 people (2011) in central Portugal, known as the "Cidade Falcão" for its castle near the Côa river valley.


Pinhel (/piˈɲɛl/, pee-NYEHL) municipality has 9,627 residents (2011), with about 3,500 in the city proper.

Visitor information[edit]

Get in[edit]

View over the town
  • Chief roadway: A25 from Vilar Formoso to Aveiro.

Get around[edit]

Map of Pinhel


Castle of Pinhel

During spring the almond (amendoeiras) trees blossom, especially around the town of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo.

  • 1 Castle of Pinhel (Castelo de Pinhel). It has been listed as a Monumento Nacional National monument since 1950. It sits on a hill (overlooking the Côa river and Marofa mountain), and is one of the more important castles along the Côa river Valley. Castle of Pinhel (Q7195878) on Wikidata Castle of Pinhel on Wikipedia


Feira das Tradições (Traditions Fair) in February every year; thousands visit it.




The Wines of Pinhel are well known.


  • 1 Casas do Juízo, Rua de São Lourenço, Vale do Côa, Juízo, +351 927 585 758, . Check-in: 16:00, check-out: 11:00. Three-star rural complex of 8 houses with swimming pool, concierge, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €63-99.

Go next[edit]

Next visit Almeida and Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, also Castelo Rodrigo.

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