Tour – History of Olivença

Cross the Guadiana river to go to Olivença and witness of the agreements and disagreements between Portugal and Spain throughout the centuries. Since 1801 he has been on the side of the Spanish administration. It offers the visitor two unforgettable moments: the view of the medieval castle tower, the highest of border region, and the visit to the church of Santa Maria Madalena, a contemporary building of the old Cathedral of Elvas.


Ajuda Guadiana Bridge | Medieval Castle |Churches Santa Maria Madalena e da Santa Maria of the Castle.

Meeting point

Elvas main entrance to the city

Ending point

Elvas main entrance to the city


3.5 – 4 hours


25 € / person

under 12 years old . free

Includes the entrance fee to the Castle