Marvão attractions

Museum in Marvão

Cidade de Ammaia

This excellent little Roman museum lies between Castelo de Vide and Marvão in São Salvador de Aramenha. From São Salvador head 700m south along the Portalegre road, then turn left, following the signs to Ammaia. Thi…
Castle in Marvão

Castelo

The formidable castle, built into the rock at the western end of the village, dates from the end of the 13th century, but most of what you see today was built in the 17th century. The views from the battlements are …
Museum in Marvão

Museu Municipal

Just southeast of the castle, the Igreja de Santa Maria provides graceful surroundings for this one-room museum. Its renovated exhibition hall offers a brief overview of regional history from the Paleolithic era to …
Museum in Marvão

Casa da Cultura

In a restored building, this cultural centre hosts changing exhibitions. You can also check out the rustic upstairs courtroom, dating from 1809, and there’s a small handicrafts shop on-site (in what was a former pri…