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Aldeia da Terra – Pottery handicraft in Evora

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Aldeia da Terra (Clay Village), in Évora, has this name because it is made of clay and because it is the artistic representation of any village in this peculiar land which is the Alentejo. So, to visit Évora (and the Alentejo) is also to visit Aldeia da Terra. It became a must visit site for those who go through the streets in the historic city …

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Activities and experiences in Alentejo

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This page of suggestions of activities and experiences in Alentejo shows us that the region is much more than a land of tranquility where all we can do is rest. A long time ago, coming to Alentejo Portugal meant to just go through cities and villages, as well as appreciate the wonderful food before visitors returned to their hotel room. Those times are long past! …

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Vitoria Stone Hotel – Evora and Alentejo await inside

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Entering Vitoria Stone Hotel doesn’t mean we should leave the fields of Alentejo behind. The charm of the landscape which accompanies us along the roads until we reach this hotel in Evora keeps on being present. In the peculiar tones of the region. In the noble stones which are extracted here or those worshiped since pre-historic times. In the ever-present cork. This is why we …

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Hot air balloon Evora, Balloon ride Alentejo

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To do a hot air balloon ride in Evora or in any other spot in Alentejo is a peaceful but exciting adventure. Not too many people had the privilege to live it. Flying with the wind in a balloon gives us a wonderful perspective over the Alentejo landscape and the historic streets of Evora or any other town or village in the region. A balloon …

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Evora Megalithic Tour (Almendres Cromlech included)

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Going on the Megalithic Tour in Evora, a visit to the megalithic monuments in this region, means to go back thousands of years in time. In Evora district there are more than 10 megalithic sites, making this fenomenal testimony of prehistory in Alentejo one of the most important in the Iberian Peninsula and Europe altogether. These prehistoric monuments go back to the Neolithic period (5500-4500 …

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Olive oil tasting in Alentejo, Portugal

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An olive oil tasting in Alentejo, Portugal, is an activity which many visitors are looking for these days because it is something so natural and authentic in this region. Because the olive trees have been in Alentejo for thousands of years and because the olive oil produced here is of outstanding quality. Just like the Alentejo wine has been showing itself as a tourist activity …

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Tour Alentejo Castles, Portugal

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The Tour Alentejo Castles is the perfect way to get to know the history of Alentejo, alive still today in its fortifications, which defended the territory from potencial invaders from the top of the hills. But the itinerary we present you here will also show you the beautiful Alentejo landscape as far as the eyes can see while we follow the roads which lead to …

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Monsaraz Tour, Guided Visit Monsaraz

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A tour to Monsaraz, or a guided tour to Monsaraz, is almost always on the plans of tourists in Alentejo. Because of the incomparable beauty we find on this medieval village that stopped in time. But also for the landscapes you can see from the top of the hill. Especially after the construction of the Alqueva Dam brought to Monsaraz the waters of this enormous …

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