Pomar Velho

Address: Galegos, Marvão, Alentejo, 7330-072, Portugal | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Galegos, Marv„o.
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    Travel Blogs from Marv„o

    Elvas - State-of-the-Art 16th Century Fortificatio

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 12, 2015

    48 photos

    ... like the ones in Segovia, Spain and Nimes, France with the Romans, but this one was built over many decades leading up to its completion in 1622.

    The scenery is the Alentejo is somewhat closer to my
    expectations of what Portugal looks like, a rolling plain with occasional
    hills, mostly open grazing land with widely spaced short cork oak and holm oak
    trees that make it look like a park, many olive groves, ...

    White Mountain Top Villages of the Alentejo Alto

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 11, 2015

    74 photos

    ... castle is the old Judaria (Jewish neighborhoods) of twisting alleys and stairways that has an old synagogue which is now a museum dating from the era before the Inquisition when there was a substantial Jewish population in towns near the Spanish border. I was in the town around 6:00 in the evening so the castle and the synagogue had just closed, but Castelo de Vide was still a nice town in which to walk around.

    Marvao is a ...

    A pleasant day in Marvoa

    A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Jul 18, 2014

    5 comments, 23 photos

    July 18 - Marvoa

    This serene medieval village is dramatically set at 862 meters (2,828 feet) on the top of mountain facing Spain. Its 13th century walls and 17th century buttresses make it an impregnable stronghold. The first known inhabitants of the area were Roman, followed by the Moors whom King Dom Afonso Henriques evicted with difficulty in 1166. The castle became an essential stronghold for border control. The ...

    Driving from Coimbra to Marvoa

    A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Jul 17, 2014

    12 photos

    ... century. It is a maze once you are inside. We spent about half our time there trying to figure out how to get out.

    We enjoyed seeing the beautiful wall tiles (17th century). The chapel was also very beautiful. The chapel has had some restoration work done. Many of the decoration on the outside of the building were in deteriorating condition, but still amazing to see. However, I think we enjoyed seeing the rooms that supported everyday life, such as ...

    Spectacular Marvão

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Jul 11, 2014

    65 photos

    ... br> We made one more stop at lovely small church "Igreja das Dominicas" with its beautiful tile work inside and painted pillars. We strolled through pretty lanes to the smaller Moorish castle at the town overlook.


    Tap Time

    It was getting to be 3 pm and we wanted to make it to Portalegre before the tapestry museum there closed at 6 pm.

    The drive to Portalegre took us along ...