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“castle walls”(16 reviews)
“amazing views”(16 reviews)
“small village”(9 reviews)
Rua do Castelo, Marvao 7330-114, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

The castle of Marvao is on top of one of the highest mountains in the region and gives a 360 view of the region. The castle itself is well preserved (compared to others in Portugal) and offers stunning views. A must see is the cisterne...More

Thank Frans D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good 2 hour visit. History is great, views are incredible and the place is well kept. This is in existence since the 9th. Highly recommended.

Thank MontrealErt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great castle with a small fully walled village, sat at 900m on top of a hill. You can walk round the village and on a large sections of the walls for free. Care needed however as no handrails and in some places...More

Thank MikeT23
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most incredible castles I have ever visited. It was worth all the sweat and complaining on our way up the hill. Once you're up there, you get to see how beautiful the boarder between Portugal and Spain is. I found...More

Thank Danilo R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our hotel was right within the castle walls. The drive up to the castle was amazing (and scary) as you climb the huge mountain through the winding roads. Once you reach the castle, all exploring is done on foot. We bought our entry ticket from...More

Thank Robin G
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It's worth the effort to walk up to the castle and just soak up the views. You can see for miles across the border area of Portugal and Spain.

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

After walking along the town walls of Marvao we eventually reached the castle. It's definitely worth the entrance fee to go in, even though you can see great views as you walk around the walls leading up to the castle. The map and guide (...More

Thank CazBUk
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is a medival town within the castle The best part of this visit is the view from the top. You can see the whole valley bellow. Yona S.

Thank Yona S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

It is definitely well worth the climb up the various narrow streets to find the Castle and explore its grounds. There is an entrance fee but since we were in a group I am not sure the cost. The views from the top of the...More

Thank pandpflynn
Reviewed 16 June 2018

If you are in Marvao this castle is an easy and worthwhile visit. It at the top of the town and gives you a sense of Portugal history.

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