Private Day Tour: Marvao and Ammaia Roman Village from Lisbon

Day Trips & Excursions in Castelo de Vide

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Discover the beauty and charm of the Portuguese countryside during this private full-day tour of Castelo de Vide, Marvão and the ancient roman city of Ammaia. Departing from Lisbon, travel through the beautiful landscapes of upper Alentejo region and discover why it’s a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Accompanied by a private guide, walk through the villa of Marvão, viewing the neighboring castle and shops. Stroll down to the remains of the ancient Roman city of Ammaia to take pictures of what once was a thriving town. Discover the center east of Portugal and it's roman heritage!All the Iteneraries and schedules that are described on this page are the standard ones for this tour. As this is a private tour and no one else will join your gruop, the tour is fully customizable according to your preferences. To change anything just inform us at the time of booking or talk to the driver in the day of the tour.
Begin the day with pick up from your Lisbon accommodations by a knowledgable private guide. Hop in a comfortable, private vehicle and start heading northeast, directly to the upper Alentejo region, almost all the way to the spanish border on a 2h drive. There, pay a visit to Castelo de Vide, a small yet picturesque town. Tour the town’s main castle and, if time allows, shop for local handicrafts in the nearby markets. Next, head to the medieval village of Marvão on the top of the São Mamede mountain. Pass by what is considered to be the most beautiful Portuguese road on the way and stroll along the medieval streets inside the castle walls, stopping to see the village’s most important historical and cultural landmarks. Stop for lunch and chance to relax before continuing on. After lunch, proceed to the remains of the Roman city of Ammaia and it's museum. Then drive by Niza, home of one of the most famous kinds of cheese of Portugal. On the way back to Lisbon, pass by the beautiful and natural monument of Vila Velha de Ródão. See where the Tagus River carved thourgh the mountains in a place known as Portas de Ródão. Your guide will return you to your hotel by 18:00.

What’s included

  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or accommodation
  • Private minivan or sedan according to your group size
  • Guided tour
  • WiFi
  • Bottled water
  • Parking, fuel and toll costs
  • Insurance as required by law

What’s not included

  • Personal Expenses (Souvenirs, etc)
  • Meals
  • Gratuities


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level