A farm in the quiet and peaceful village of Monte do Bispo, 5 minutes from Vila de Caria, with great sun exposure and incredible views of the Serra da Estrela. You have the possibility to build your dream home together with an area of approximately one hectare.
It has fencing at the boundaries of the land, electricity, as well as irrigation, wells, olive trees and oaks.
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Caria is a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Belmonte, with an area of 39.03 km² and 1,921 inhabitants. Its population density is 49.2 inhab / km². It was a town and county seat between the Foral Manuelino of 1512 and the Administrative Reform of 1836. It consisted of a parish and had, in 1801, 1,121 inhabitants.
Belmonte is a Portuguese village in the district of Castelo Branco, in the province of Beira Baixa, in the Centro region and sub-region of Beiras and Serra da Estrela, with about 3,500 inhabitants.
It is the seat of a municipality with 118.76 km² in area and 6,859 inhabitants (2011), subdivided into 4 parishes. The municipality is limited to the north by the municipality of Guarda, to the east by Sabugal, to the southwest by Fundão and to the west by Covilhã.
The history of the village dates back to the 12th century, when the municipal council received a charter from D. Sancho I in 1211.
Belmonte and neighboring Covilhã, despite being located in the interior of Portugal, are connected as few Portuguese regions with the Portuguese maritime Discoveries. Among the curiosities that permeate the history of the village is the fact that the discoverer of Brazil in the 15th century, the navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral, was born in Belmonte.
Belmonte is a municipality almost as old as the Nationality. The town of Belmonte had a charter in 1199 and is located on the panoramic Monte da Esperança (formerly Crested Mountains), on whose most rocky hill it was built at the end of the 19th century. XII its castle which, together with the castles of Sortelha and Vila de Touro, formed until the signing of the Treaty of Alcanices (1297), the defensive line of Alto Côa, supported at the rear by the natural wall of Serra da Estrela and the Vale do Zêzere . As it was a time of wars against Leoneans and Castilians, the castle of Belmonte was being improved during the reigns of D. Afonso III, D. Dinis and D. João I. The bravery and loyalty of the Cabrais family, was always legendary and feared, especially that of its first Alcaide-mor - Fernão Cabral, who, once appointed as a definitive and hereditary title, in 1466 by D. Afonso V, will transform the castle into a Fortified Manor House, where his son Pedro Álvares Cabral will live his first years of life. In the century. XIII attests to the existence of an already prosperous Jewish community, responsible for the existence of a synagogue of which an inscription dated 1296 remains, which would probably live in a Jewry located in the current neighborhood of Morocco. As a result of the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492, by the Catholic Kings, this community is likely to have increased, until in 1496, D. Manuel I decreed the forced conversion to Catholicism, followed by a series of persecutions and the creation of a crypto-Jewish community that has survived over the centuries, maintaining its rituals and traditions. It is also the same monarch who in 1510 renewed the charter of Belmonte. In 1989 the Jewish community of Belmonte was officially created, whose synagogue was opened in 1997, and is currently one of the few communities with Rabbi.
Man has occupied these lands since prehistory, as attested by the megalithic remains of around 6 thousand years in the parishes of Inguias and Caria. Equally important are the signs of proto-history, which take on new concepts and strategies for the occupation of the territory. At this time, the top of the mountainous reliefs is privileged as a form of territorial domain and social ostentation. It is the example of the Chandeirinha Castro, in the Serra da Senhora da Esperança. Truly remarkable in this municipality was the Roman presence. Indeed, the Romans, attracted by the mining and agricultural wealth of this region, quickly realized the strategic and economic importance of this territory by crossing it with roads. Thus, the villas of Quinta da Fúmea arise in the parish of Belmonte and Centum Cellae, in the parish of Colmeal da Torre. With its imposing tower, it is one of the most monumental sites of the Roman era in Portugal and has been the target of several historical and archaeological interpretations.
In 1199, D. Sancho I and the Bishop of Coimbra granted a Charter of Charter to Belmonte with the aim of “populating and restoring”, thus ensuring political control of the region by the Portuguese crown.
In 1258, D. Afonso III granted the Bishop of Coimbra, D. Egas Tafes, authorization for the construction of the keep and castle on the lands of this municipality. In the century. XIII, Belmonte is already a village quite populated by Christians and Jews, justifying the existence of two churches (S. Tiago and Sta Maria) and a synagogue. The military administration (mayoral) of Belmonte was handed over by this king to Aires