Category Archives: Alentejo

Portalegre

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About Portalegre The Northern Alentejo, Portalegre is an almost mythical region. Reality lies here, waiting to be unveiled, in the endless plains and mountains, in the water that entertains and cures, in the great open spaces in the midst of … Continue reading

Montemor-o-Novo

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About Montemor-o-Novo Between Lisbon and Spain, at the hub of the axis that connect the center and the south of the country, Montemor-o-Novo is one of the most traversed and yet least known places in Portugal. It is time to … Continue reading

Beja

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About Beja The South (“Baixo”) Alentejo is a more arid region, isolating the Algarve from the rest of the country, but its coastline (to the South of Setúbal till Algarve) is awesome and a recent discovery for the Portuguese seeking … Continue reading

Moura – Cidade dos mouros

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About Moura Moura is a charming little town situated in the district of Beja. Its charm lies in the whitewashed houses that remind of the time when Moors lived there and in the legend that is passed on about the … Continue reading

Évora – Uma Cidade Cheia de História

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About Évora Évora is both the historic center and the capital of Alentejo region, nowadays the main center of the northern Alto Alentejo region. The history of Évora reaches back two thousand years. The town is well preserved and has many significant … Continue reading

Santarém – Capital portuguesa das touradas

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About Santarém Santarém is the capital town of Ribatejo region, situated in the heart of Portugal. This charming little town is known for its rich history. Its first inhabitants were the Lusitans. Later it was occupied by the Phoenicians and … Continue reading