Portugal’s diverse culture has bred an array of historical towns that beg to be explored. This private 8-hour tour gives you the opportunity to escape Lisbon’s crowds and explore the historic cities of Marvão and Ammaia with a knowledgeable guide. Marvel at imposing fortresses and Roman ruins on this customizable tour, the itinerary of which can be customized according to your interests. Round-trip transport from your Lisbon hotel is included.
Your tour begins with pickup from your Lisbon hotel, where you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle equipped with Wi-Fi. During the journey towards the Alentejo region, your private guide will provide cultural commentary that explains the history of the region. Feel free to ask questions and suggest sights that interest you.
The first stop is Castelo de Vide, a picturesque town home to a striking fortress. If time allows after visiting the castle, you’ll have time to browse shops selling artisan souvenirs.
Following this, you’ll travel to the medieval village of Marvão to absorb sweeping mountain vistas and medieval monuments during a walking tour. See the castle and important historical spots before purchasing lunch in a local restaurant.
Sated, you’ll embark on a gentle hike down the mountain to Ammaia, home to Roman ruins and a museum, and Niza, a town responsible for Portugal’s finests cheeses.
During the journey back to Lisbon, you’ll pass through the spectacular landscapes of Vila Velha de Ródão before bidding your guide farewell at your Lisbon hotel.