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Camping Beira-Marvao Alentejo

Camping Beira-Marvao Alentejo

Portugal, Alentejo, Portalegre, Beirã-Marvão

935 041 588
245 992 360
Open (touring pitches):  
All Year

Ref: PO8354

Alan Rogers Review

Beirã-Marvão is a family run campsite close to the Spanish border, in the Serra de São Mamede National Park. This is very much rural camping and the Dutch owners’ aim is that the campsite should have a negligible impact on the surroundings. After the attractive traditional reception building, a rough track climbs to the hill-top where there are touring pitches on roughly-cut terraces between olive trees. The track then descends to an open field, with more olive trees, where there are further pitches. There is space for 20 touring units and 10 tents, with 30 electrical connections (6/10A) available; long cables, and possibly levelling blocks, may be needed in places. The surrounding National Park is a haven for walkers and birdwatchers, many rare raptors nest within the park and the owners will provide details of walks in the area that take advantage of viewing points. 

There are also historical sites and a rich cultural heritage. Bicycles can be hired with suggested routes of varying levels of difficulty. This is a relatively green area and beautiful fishing lakes are to be found close by. There are also numerous historical sites including the hill-top towns of Marvão and Castelo de Vide. Nearby Beirã has an impressive railway station which was a frontier post designed to impress arrivals on the now defunct line from Madrid to Lisbon; the ceramic murals depict typical scenes from the Alentejo region. Ammaia has the remains of a Roman city.


Modern shower block with spacious, controllable showers, open-style washbasins with cold water only (but hot tap outside). Service washes. Small bar and restaurant (1/4-31/12). Snacks from reception and take away meals (winter season). Two small pre-cast, no-frills pools - parental supervision of children essential (1/1-31-12). Car hire. Powerful telescope can be borrowed to study night sky. Charcoal barbecues not permitted. Bicycle hire. Max. 1 dog. WiFi at bar (free).

  • Accommodation to Rent
  • American Motor Homes
  • Bicycle Hire Nearby
  • Bicycle Hire on Site
  • All Year
  • Boat Launch Nearby
  • Bar Nearby
  • Bar on Site
  • Lake/River Beach Nearby
  • Fishing Nearby
  • Twin Axle Caravans Accepted
  • Book Online
  • Facilities for disabled visitors
  • Riding Nearby
  • Lake/River Swim
  • Sailing Nearby
  • Indoor Pool Nearby
  • Outdoor Pool Nearby
  • Outdoor Pool on Site
  • Restaurant
  • Shop Nearby
  • Pets allowed
  • Takeaway Food
  • Small Site
  • Wifi Free
  • Wifi Partial Site



Site is 100 km west of Cáceres (Spain) via N521 and N246-1. Turn north at Portagem on N359, then left in 2.2 km (V. Rodao), after 80 meters turn righy and follow signs to site. From north at Coimbra take A13-1 east then A13 south past Tomar. Take A23/IP6 (Abrantes) east to exit 15 (Portalegre) follow signs towards Marvao, from Portagem as above. From south at Estremoz on A6/IP7, take IP2/E802 north through Portalegre. Follow signs for Marvão and Spain and at roundabout at Portagem turn north as above.

Location Coordinates

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    39.42777 -7.38561
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