Things to do in Vila Velha de Ródão

Our most recommended things to do in Vila Velha de Ródão

Castelo Branco: Portas de Ródão Natural Monument Boat Trip

1. Castelo Branco: Portas de Ródão Natural Monument Boat Trip

The tour lasts approximately 4h30 and starts with a pick-up at the meeting point, next to the Castelo Branco Tourist Office. Departure from Castelo Branco to the Schist Village of Foz do Cobrão, where there will be a stop at the Portas do Almourão viewpoint. Then, it's time to climb to the highest point of Vila Velha de Ródão, where you can visit the Castle of King Wamba and marvel at the view over the Tagus River. Head towards the pier, where you can explore the Enxarrique Archaeological Station and enjoy the boat ride, which lasts approximately 1 hour. Return to the meeting point.

From Lisbon: Full-Day Private Marvão & Roman Ammaia

2. From Lisbon: Full-Day Private Marvão & Roman Ammaia

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.

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