History has these contradictions, because life was abruptly stopped to have Marvão, as a whole, a unique architectural heritage in the country, And to top it off, is valued by a unique landscape, which dominates the top of its walls, close to the mountains, between valleys and meadows and stony land bravios, the snow away from the Star.
A rocky ridge well, to touch the sky, always have served as a fortress to people who are lost in the mists of time. And always get drunk on air, and besotted uncle long view, to whom it rose. These dark times emerges the figure of a knight of Islam novel, name of Ibn Maru (checks. IX), that this fraga acastelada recolheu, hence deriving the name of the town.