Castro Marim attractions

Castle in Castro Marim

Castelo

Castro Marim's huge castle has an intriguing borderland history. Much of the area was destroyed in the 1755 earthquake, but the ruins of the main fort are still impressive. Inside the evocative, derelict castle wall…
Nature Reserve in Castro Marim

Reserva Natural do Sapal de Castro Marim e Vila Real de Santo António

Established in 1975, this nature reserve is mainland Portugal’s oldest, covering 20 sq km of marshland and salt pans bordering the Rio Guadiana. Winter visitors include greater flamingos, spoonbills and Caspian tern…