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Swimming pool of Castelo Rodrigo
500 meters from the House of Amendoeira. Cost of use.
... of the rivers Côa, Douro and Águeda borns the region that inspires us. Nowadays this territory belongs Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo municipal town, comprises a large part (North zone) of the old historical region of Riba Côa. This vast plateau once belonged to the” Leonese Extremadura”, guarded by the high hills of Marofa, was decisive for more than 800 years ago in the definition of the current Portuguese and Spanish borders.
IN THE IBERIAN PENINSULA
Although situated in the deep countryside of Portugal and distant from the great urban centers of the Iberian Peninsula, the municipal town of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo is becoming to put itself on the center of (Coimbra, Porto, Salamanca, Valladolid).
HIST. VILLAGE OF CASTELO RODRIGO
Castelo Rodrigo was one of the most important strategic places of the remote history of these stops, and served as an advanced line in the defense of the kingdom of Portugal. The foundation of this settlement goes back to the time of the Túrdulos that, 500 years B C, would have inhabited the region. The Arabs were another people that passed here, but it was the Roman occupation, from the first century AD that left a greater legacy throughout this area.
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