Marvao is a small hilltop village in the Serra de Mamede in Alto Alentejo, accessible by bus from Portalegre. The municipality is composed of 4 parishes, and is located in the District of Portalegre.


It’s completely walled with a great castle on top of the mountain – very like a child’s dream and free, unless you want to go in the museum there when you will have to pay the princely sum of 1.