Unlock Secrets with the Monsanto Castle Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1.5km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Embark on an In-App Audio Tour adventure
  • Revel in traditional Monsanto festivities
  • Discover a time-honored musical gem
  • Witness remnants of knighthood and faith
  • Unveil legends amid ancient Monsanto ruins
Embark on a historical adventure with the Self-Guided Audio Tour of Monsanto's mighty fortress and the whispers of its past inhabitants. This journey through time is perfect for anyone with a thirst for history and a desire to explore the enchanting ruins of Monsanto's Upper Town and its castle, all at a personal pace with an insightful narrative to guide the way. The path commences at the quaint cobbled intersection of Rua do Castelo and Rua dos Anoques, and concludes at the very same spot, making for an easily navigable loop. Venture up ancient streets, peek into traditional pigsties, and traverse the castle's formidable gateways as the tour reveals the layers of history that have settled upon this storied hilltop. Along the way, experience the gripping tales of sieges and battles, the poignant legends that shape local celebrations, and the natural wonders that have bewildered inhabitants for centuries. Starting in the heart of Monsanto, the route threads through historic checkpoints, culminating in panoramic views from atop the castle ramparts before winding back down through the enduring remnants of the Upper Town. Treasured experiences await as travelers immerse themselves in age-old festivities, ponder over enigmatic inscriptions, and stand on execution grounds with chilling tales. The sweeping vistas from the Geodesic Landmark will be a highlight, offering breathtaking scenes that span from Portugal's highest peaks to the tranquility of man-made lakes. The final descent weaves through memorable moments, from generous handicraft recommendations to the inviting aroma of local delicacies, wrapping up an unforgettable adventure in Monsanto.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Tour Start - Rua do Castelo
Tour End - Intersection with Rua dos Anoques
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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