Crato

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The headquarters of the Military Order of the Knights of Malta

Points of Interest

Monastery of Santa Maria de Flor da Rosa, Igreja Matriz of the century 13th, ruins of the Castelo altaneiro, Capela de Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso where you also can find the Municipal Museum and the House Museum, and not to be forgotten the Varanda do Grão Prior, the last witness of the impressive Palácio dos Priores do Crato. Spread along the district it is still possible to find several megalithic monuments like the Anta do Couto dos Andreiros or the Penedo do Caraça.

Crato organizes annually in the last weekend of August the Festival of Crato – Artesanato e Gastronomia, a contest that is backed by the region’s great names of national and international music and attracts a great number of visitors.

Crato Town Hall: (cm-crato.pt)

Distance: 16 kms