Apparently it is one of the most complex and best preserved military complexes in europe. As well as the town which has fortifications dating from 13th century there are two star shaped forts outside the town itself.
We have now created a pemanent page for Elvas, click here. Elvas
This town is in marble country and this means even some kerb stones are marble and even the smallest cottages have marble door steps and window sills.
The previous blog should have had a video - wifi too weak to upload but it's here now.