Hill Fort of Sanfins - Rota do Românico

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Hill Fort of Sanfins


Rua da Igreja, 144, Sanfins de Ferreira

41.324722, -8.385556

+351 255 963 643

https://www.cm-pacosdeferreira.pt

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This Hill Fort (1st century BC-1st century AD) is one of the most important archaeological sites associated with the hill fort culture from the north-western area of the Iberian peninsula. It is a fortified settlement from the Iron Age that was Romanized, and reoccupied in the medieval and modern periods. Its location provides it with an outstanding landscape value.

It occupies an area of ​​over 15 ha, surrounded by several defensive wall lines. Its inner plan shows an organization with over 150 quadrangular and circular buildings, divided into nearly 40 residential architecture areas. You can get more information at interpretative centre of the Hill Fort of Sanfins.