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Portugal Citânia de Briteiros

Citânia de Briteiros was an Iron Age settlement first inhabited more than 2000 years ago. The settlement was protected by four ramparts, enclosing neighborhoods, public areas, livestock areas, paved roads, and two bath structures. The archaeological site has a total area of 24 hectares, and seven hectares of uncovered ruins are open to the public.

Location: Portugal - Minho - São Salvador de Briteiros
Located in northern Portugal, the Minho region, north of Guimarães. Take #101 north to Caldas das Taipas, then #310 east. Left on #153. The Citânia entrance is on your left, parking on the right in an area beside the road.

Hours: Open every day from 9:00 - 17:00 (winter) or 9:00 - 18:00 (summer).
Visitor building has books for sale (good book in English about the site), cafe, toilets. Not wheelchair friendly. Pathways are uneven and sometimes steep. The Martins Sarmento Museum in Guimarães has items from this site (closed Sunday, Monday).

Website: Martins Sarmento Museum Website
There is a virtual tour of the Citânia de Briteiros on the website.


The main road of the ancient village.

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