The Hotel Forte de Sao Francisco with 58 guest rooms is set on the top of Pedisqueira Hill and played a vital role in the defeat of the French army of Napoleon during the Peninsular War. Originally built in the 16th century the fort has been fully renovated with modern comforts adding to the previous existing building. Relax in the peaceful atmosphere and take in the stunning views from the comfort of your room. Here you will find charming antique-style furnishings and typical decor. Enjoy a dip in the huge outdoor swimming pool before a traditional Portuguese meal in the picturesque courtyard.