Compare the Cheapest Car Hire in Castelo Branco
Compare the cheapest car hire in Castelo Branco.
Castelo Branco is a beautiful city located in Portugal, with a population of 30.648 residents. Castelo Branco gets its name from the prior existence of Luso-Roman castrum or fortified settlement called Castra Leuca, on the summit of the hill of Colina da Cardosa. Little is known of the history of Castelo Branco before 1182. There is, nevertheless, a document mentioning the donation to the Templars of a piece of land called Vila Franca da Cardosa, by a noble Fernandes Sanches. Castelo Branco is home to Centauro, a company which produces industrial coolers, refrigerators and freezers. Castelo Branco is an amazing holiday destination, where you can visit the local attractions, have a taste of the local specialities and enjoy the relaxing and laid-back Portuguese lifestyle.
Top Attractions Within Castelo Branco
Jardim do Paco Episcopal is a wonderful park in Castelo Branco. It is one of the most beautiful baroque gardens in Portugal and contains statues of allegories, kings and zodiacal signs, arranged around ponds, terraces and staircases. It is a wonderful place, where you can walk along the ponds and relax, with your family or by yourself.
Retiro do Cacador is a wonderful restaurant located in Castelo Branco, where you can eat some of the best Portuguese specialities. The menu is varied, including soup, main course, dessert, drinks and coffee. There are many meat dishes to choose from, including the famous Cod. Everything is homemade, with lots of fresh vegetables and fruits. There is something for every taste bud. Aside from the delicious food, this restaurant in Castelo Branco has also got an extensive selection of fine wines to choose from.
Kalifa is another great restaurant in Castelo Branco, where you can have some of the finest dishes. The service is first class, the food is excellent and fantastic value for money. The restaurant has everything you need, from white wine, to delicious fruit salads as well as amazing soup and main courses. The restaurant also serves traditional Portuguese food.