Almeida and over the Douro

Almeida and over the Douro

Friday 14th We set off to explore Almeida after a late breakfast. Quite chilly this morning at 1c which we felt was porridge weather! Still that set us up for a good walk around the C17 star shaped fortifications of this small town. This town is much smaller than Elvas and the fortfications are much smaller and a little less complex. In the main they date from 1640s and so are about the same age as the older fort (Sante