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Fort 40 – Fort Serra da Aguieira

In the shape of a star, an earthwork capped with stone.

It covered the northern, eastern and western slopes of the Serra da Aguieira.

It comprised a trench, an escarpment, a counterscarp, a magazine, gun emplacements. This fort was garrisoned by 150 infantrymen and was not equipped with artillery.

For more information, contact the Heritage and Visitors’ Centre for this trail.