Discover Marvao- Part II

Discover Marvao- Part II

After a stop at the town museum, we can continue to discover Marvao by talking a walk in this empty countryside, still centrally located, so easily accessible from the coast, either from Lisbon or from Madrid. Counting only 150 residents, this amazing and intimate place is home of a united community with only 20 local children in the mix. Here everybody knows everybody and the feeling you get once you meet them is that they all are a big and happy family, helping each other and doing everything ... [ read more ]

Discover Marvao  – Part I

Discover Marvao – Part I

  Marvao , this amazing village situated 2,900 feet above sea level will make you feel like you are living a fairytale mirage that you wish it never ends. To easiest way to discover Marvao is by car. From the Portuguese capital it will take you around two and a half hoursto get to the village, whereas from the closest major city inSpain, Sevilla, it is a three and a half hour drive. The road can have quite a lot of serpentines and might make your day more adventurous, but what is waiti... [ read more ]

Best restaurants in Marvao

Best restaurants in Marvao

  Marvao is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, alluring its visitors with a breathtaking natural landscape and spectacular fortified villages. But its charm does not stop here. This city can also brag with delicious food and tasty wines that complete the entire picture and make any tourist’s stay incredibly pleasant and wonderful. Therefore, let’s find out which are the Best restaurants in Marvao: 1. Casa do Povo It is a pity to leave a place without hav... [ read more ]

Best Marvao accommodation

Best Marvao accommodation

Every time we visit a new place, we are so excited about what we are going to see there, what activities we will occupy out time with, that we do not pay that much attention to the place we will dwell during our trip. But most likely, a few days before we start packing we begin to worry that we did not make any kind of reservation. This could turn into a real problem if not for the complete traveling guides which offer many advices on the best places to stay. Best Marvao accommodation will b... [ read more ]

Top Marvao attractions

Top Marvao attractions

After finding out some general  information about Marvao, one of the most well preserved fortresses in the world, it is time to discover exactly what we can visit in this little town. Top Marvao attractions highlights the main points visited by tourists from all over the world. But this post is only meant to stir your interest and determine you to explore as much of Marvao as you can. 13th century Castle The 13th century Castle represents without any doubt the main attraction of Marvao.... [ read more ]

Marvao, a well preserved medieval fortress

Marvao, a well preserved medieval fortress

We continue our trip in Portugal and we find ourselves near Marvao, a well preserved medieval fortress. Those who have never heard of this small but spectacular village will discover with satisfaction that reaching Marvao is quite an adventure. It is located on top of a 900 meters high mountain, Serra de São Mamede, offering tourists a breathtaking view. It is definitely one of the most scenical spots in Portugal and thus, is taken into consideration by UNESCO to be listed among the World Her... [ read more ]