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Explore the Amazing Castle Ruins

Spend a few hours imagining the glory days of the Castelo de Marialva situated in a town straight... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Ben C
Wonderful hiking and Scenery

We hiked all over these castle ruins in the hills and loved every second we were there. There's... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Houston, Texas
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16 Jul 2018
“Explore the Amazing Castle Ruins”
2 Apr 2018
“Wonderful hiking and Scenery”
Beira Alta, Marialva 6430-081, Portugal
+351 279 859 288
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Spend a few hours imagining the glory days of the Castelo de Marialva situated in a town straight out of a novel.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We hiked all over these castle ruins in the hills and loved every second we were there. There's even a surprising church that will take your breath away tucked in among the ruins. My only regret is that I wanted to spend more time here......next...More

Thank StaceyPurcell
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I loved the place - it is not restored and has it original charm - great view and church inside is still intact and functioning.

Thank nataliya n
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is one of the twelve historical small towns in center Portugal, next to the Spanish boarder which is worth a detour. It is very interesting but it could be better preserved. If you like and you can pay deluxe lodgment, you’ll find it there....More

Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Charming and beautiful views. Information provided and explanation of different areas in castle could improve, turning the visit into a better learning experience.

Thank Janvu
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I think I would have preferred to see it when it gets dark (but you can't) but it's full of atmosphere at any part of the day

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I really loved this village. The abandoned medieval part next to the castle is atmospheric, views are great. The rest of the village is pretty and the lower village is quaint with the abandoned houses. I went to to the shop/cafe at in front of...More

Thank dawnGalicia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Although w have been in the area a number of times, this is the first time we have visited the Castle. Steeped in history from the 12th century onwards, it is in very good condition with views to die for all round. Highly recommended for...More

Thank Thenookorkney
Reviewed 5 September 2015

not much to see here, although if you are staying the night at Casas do Coro, it is a beautiful view at night with the lights on

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Definitely worth a stroll. You can feel the history in this place. As in all medieval monuments you must watch your step.

Thank PedTrigo
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3 April 2018|
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Response from Tar_Heel_traveller_9 |
I don't know if you have travelled yet, but we just returned from Portugal and there is an interesting accommodation right next to the castelo called Casas Do Coro.