Private tour

From Lisbon: Full-Day Private Marvão & Roman Ammaia

Activity provider: Week Break Tours

From Lisbon: Full-Day Private Marvão & Roman Ammaia

Activity provider: Week Break Tours

From US$ 482.60 per group up to 3

Travel through the beautiful landscapes of the upper Alentejo region over the course of 8-hours. Walk through the village of Marvão viewing the neighboring castle and shops. Stroll on the remains of the once thriving ancient Roman city of Ammaia.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese
Pickup included
Your hotel or accommodation in Lisbon.
Private group


  • Visit the central interior of Portugal, traveling through the most authentic rural provinces
  • Visit one of the most beautiful medieval villages and feel of the ancient life in Marvão
  • See part of the remains of one of the most important Roman cities in the Iberian Peninsula
  • Enjoy the local gastronomy and visit the home of one of the most exquisite and singular cheeses of Portugal in Niza
Full description
Your tour begins at 8:30 AM with a pick-up from your hotel. This ensures enough time to enjoy your day without any hurry. This private tour is provided mainly with the objective of showing Marvão, Castelo de Vide, and the Roman ruins of Ammaia, nevertheless, this itinerary can be changed to best suit your preferences. Upon meeting your driver, start heading northeast, directly to the upper Alentejo region. There, you will start the tour by visiting Castelo de Vide, a small, yet picturesque town where you can visit the main castle. If time allows, shop for local handicrafts in the markets with other residents. Afterwards, make your way to the medieval village of Marvão, that resides on the top of the São Mamede Mountain. Here, you will take a walk through the medieval streets and visit the castle and the most important locations of the village. After lunch, proceed down to visit the remains of the Roman city of Ammaia and its museum. Then, pay a visit to Niza, home of one of the most exquisite and singular cheeses of Portugal. Just before you begin your return to Lisbon, you will pass by the beautiful and natural landscape of Vila Velha de Ródão. There, the river Tagus passes through the carved mountains in a place known as Portas de Ródão. Return to your accommodations by 6:30 PM to end the day.
  • Guided tour
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bottled water/ refreshments
  • Private vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Insurance as required by law
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Don’t forget your sunglasses and a hat
  • Sunscreen is highly recommended at all times, but specially from March to October
  • Please provide the name of at least the main traveler
  • Child (3-years-old or above) seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Children must be always accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements or any other special needs at time of booking
  • Please note that all prices are per trip and not per person, meaning that the price you see is what you pay for as the whole group
  • Depending on the size of the group and car availability the tours are made on a high-end sedan/estate (Mercedes E or equivalent) or on a high-end van (Mercedes V or equivalent)
  • A maximum of 7 people per booking

Product ID: 74244