VISITOR CENTRE

ALBA DE TORMES CASTLE

SPAIN

On November, 26 1809 the French troops guided by Kellerman defeated the Spanish troops led by the Duke of the Parque. 

This castle had six towers but only one has survived to the present day: the Homage Tower. 

Time

Mornings: 10:00 to 14:00 h
Afternoons/evenings: 16:00h to 19:30h

- From June to November: from 16:00 to 20:00h

- From November to January: from 15:30h to 18:30h.

Telephone Number

Tlf: +34 923 30 00 15

Mail

info@villaalbadetormes.com

Web

http://www.villaalbadetormes.com/ficha1.asp?id=28

Address

Castillo de los Duques de Alba Calle Castillo, s/n 37800 | Alba de Tormes, SALAMANCA

Guide visit prices

General 2€ and groups 1€

VISITOR CENTRE and BATTLEFIELD of ARAPILES

SPAIN

On July, 22 1812 the hills of Arapiles in Salamanca witnessed the French army defeat under the general Marmont’s  command 

Times

Every Thursday and Saturday: 10:30h to 14:00h

Telephone Number

Móvil: +34 615 537 288
Móvil: +34 676 341 148

Mail

info@sitiohistoricolosarapiles.com

Web

www.sitiohistoricolosarapiles.com

Address

C/Salas Pombo, 20, 37796 | Arapiles, SALAMANCA

Ticket Prices

General 2€ and groups 1 €

almeida tourisM office

PORTUGAL

It is known for being the place of the Battle of Coa celebration and recreation, which took place on July, 24 when the French forces had to withdraw before the advance of the British troops, captained by Michael Ney to put siege to Almeida

Telephone number

+351 271 570 020
Fax:+351 275 570 021

Mail

geral@turismodocentro.pt

Web

http://www.turismodocentro.pt http://www.visitcentrodeportugal.com.pt

Address

Portas de São Francisco 6350 - 130 | Almeida, PORTUGAL

almeida Military museum

PORTUGAL

Almeida History and Military museum is placed in Almeida ancient “Casamatas”, underground galleries built in the 18th century in order to offer military protection. There are twenty rooms and corridors in this space. The museum is an interactive space that reconstitutes Portugal’s History, emphasising in the Peninsular War, the French invasions and the siege of Almeida.

Times

Summer times:
From the 1st of Mayo to the 30th of September: 10:00h to 12:30h 14:00h a 18:30h

Telephone Number

+351 271 571 229

Mail

museu.militar@cm-almeida.pt

Web

https://www.centerofportugal.com/es/entity/museo-historico-militar-de-almeida/

Address

Rua da Muralha 6350–123 | Almeida, PORTUGAL

Palace of the águila family,
ciudad rodrigo

SPAIN

Wellington against Napoleon. This is one of the largest and best-preserved palaces in the town. Its interior part has been recently refurbished. It is used for cultural purposes and the exhibition “Wellington against Napoleon” can be visited.

 

Times

Visitors can access to the interior of the building and visit its exhibitions

  • PENINSULAR WAR EXHIBITION: Free guide tours every weekend at midday.

    From Monday to Saturday: 11:30h to 13:45h – 16:30h to 18h

    Sunday mornings: 11:00h to 14:00h

  • PLATERESQUE COURTYARD 
    Monday to Sunday: From 10:00 a 14:00 | 16:00 a 18:00

Web

http://turismociudadrodrigo.com/horarios-de-visita-palacio-de-los-aguila/

VISITOR CENTRE “THE BATTLE OF BUSSACO”, MORTAGUA (PORTUGAL)

PORTUGAL

The Battle of Bussaco took place on November 27, 1810. It marks the beginning of the end of the Peninsular War. The French troops had a large number of casualties whereas the alliance between British and Portuguese armies was less affected.

Telephone Number

+351 231 927464

Mail

turismo@cm-mortagua.pt

Web

https://www.cm-mortagua.pt/modules.php?name=Sections&sop=viewarticle&artid=13

Address

Rua Dr. João Lopes de Morais, nº 46, PORTUGAL

buçaco MILITARY MUSEUM

PORTUGAL

The Alliance between British and Portuguese armies, commanded by Wellington,  battled against the Napoleonic army in the Battle of Bussaco, which is considered one of the most important battles in the Peninsular War and took place on November 27, 1810.

This military museum helps us to remember that ephemeris.

Telephone Number

+351 218842477
+351 218842330

Mail

info@mail.exercito.pt

Web

http://www.exercito.pt/pt/quem-somos/organizacao/ceme/vceme/dhcm/bu%c3%a7aco

Address

Morada: Rua do Museu de Artilharia 1149-065 | Lisboa, PORTUGAL

Linhas de Torres visitor centre

PORTUGAL

In 1809, Wellington ordered the building of this group of 152 defensive fortifications in order to preserve the capital of the country against the French invader. They are also known as “The Defensive Lines”, stopped the arrival of André Massena’s army to Portugal and also they were the ultimate cause of his withdrawal in Portugal.  

Telephone Number

+351 261 942 296

Mail

cilt@cm-sobral.pt

Web

http://www.cilt.pt/en

Address

Praça Doutor Eugénio Dias, 12 2590-016 | Sobral de Monte Agraço, PORTUGAL

Guide Visit Price

General 3€

Battle of Vimeiro visitor centre

PORTUGAL

The Battle of Vimeiro was one of the British army most important victories. Not only it put an end to the 1st French Invasion, which started in 1807, but also defeated the Napoleonic troops, considered invincible until that moment.

Telephone Number

Tlf: +351 261 988 471
Telem: +351 910 084 726

Mail

cibatalhavimeiro@cm-lourinha.pt

Web

http://www.cm-lourinha.pt/cibvpaginaentrada

Address

Rua do Monumento, n.º 17-A Vimeiro 2530-835 | Vimeiro, PORTUGAL

Guide Visit Price

General 3€