Pinhel The Essential
This old fortified outpost, situated on a mountain shelf near Spain, is an old village whose houses are often decorated with coats of arms and attractive wrought-iron balconies. A pillory stands in the main square, planted with acacias, whose monolithic column is surmounted by an attractive lintel... The approach road to Pinhel, from the south-west, takes you across countryside covered in olive trees and vines.
This road crosses a desolate plateau,