Povoado das Mesas do Castelinho

Povoado das Mesas do Castelinho is a site with both late Bronzeage / Ironage, Roman and Islamic archeological findings.

Povoado das Mesas do Castelinho is a site with both late Bronzeage / Ironage, Roman and Islamithic archeological findings.
It is recently upgraded and good accessible by a woonden walkpath, around the side, but it is quite a walk.
With clear information boards along the trail.The site gives a very good idea of inhabitants 3000 or more years ago living in the Alentejo area, close to a river.The stones found there are red of iron and you can image how cast iron was made and traded.
Santa Clara-a-Nova has a Archeological / Ethnical Museum
There is a broad gravel road from Santa Clara-a-Nova to the side.
Almod├│var is the nearest town.

Roman and Islamic buildings

Ironage workspaces and houses
Ironage workspace and houses
Ironage workspace and houses