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Alqueva Lake – Houseboats (and other activities) | Surprising Alentejo

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Did you know that there are Houseboats in Alqueva Lake, Alentejo (Portugal), which you can drive through the waters with family and friends without even needing a sailor’s license? That’s right! These boats carry the soul of the Alentejo to you. No hurries, taking you where you wish to go in the moment. But what is “Alqueva”? The Alqueva Dam has 96.5 sq mi (250 …

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What to Visit in Alentejo – 10 charming cities, towns and villages

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To visit the Alentejo means discovering sensations, meeting people, feeling each moment slowly enjoying the light breeze, the local food on the plate and the wine in the glass, a conversation with hospitable people. In addition, to visit the Alentejo is all about discovering the traditions of handicrafts and festivities. But all these experiences always have a scenery. Whether in the vast historical heritage locations …

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Skydiving Alentejo, Parachute jump Portugal – Tandem Evora

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Skidiving in Alentejo is much more than an incredible explosion of adrenaline. If, for you, feeling truly alive means presenting yourself with challenges, a skydiving experience in Evora is your opportunity to enjoy the sensations that only Alentejo birds have access to… Although courageous people like you get to feel them too. To Skydive literally means to take a leap of faith and dive into …

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Visit Elvas, “Queen of the Border” | Unesco’s Alentejo near Spain

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Elvas, also called “Queen of the Border”, is one of the pearls hidden in the Alentejo frontier with the Spanish Extremadura. Due to its strategic position on the border, Elvas was shaped by war. This military history can be revisited through a tour of the city’s rich military heritage. Its fortifications, together with the Forts of Santa Luzia and Nossa Senhora da Graça, are considered …

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Odemira – the whole Alentejo in one municipality. Simply surprising.

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The municipality of Odemira is a Unique Alentejo (Alentejo Singular). That’s what the county calls it, and rightly so. Odemira is not a unique place in the sense that it is completely different from the whole Alentejo. What makes it distinctive is that it gathers in itself many of the different characteristics that we find separately, here and there, around the region. To facilitate diversity, …

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Alentejo Tour – Olive oil, Cork, Wine, Gastronomy | The best of our region

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Our Alentejo Tour – Olive Oil, Cork, Wine and Gastronomy reveals the secrets of the Alentejo and its people through the best products that the soil and climate give us. This tour is the obvious choice for people like you, who travel to get in close contact with those who live, with passion and intensity, in the regions you choose to explore. Because you believe …

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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. Why? 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. To visit wine cellars is now a tourist activity in the Alentejo …

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Day Trips from Lisbon | Full-day Tours Around Lisbon

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Day trips from Lisbon are very popular for those who visit Portugal. That’s why our tours have a base in Évora and another one in Cascais (Lisbon area). Booking a hotel in Lisbon to explore this city makes perfect sense. Afterwards, you can always keep that same hotel, to which you can return after a day trip to get to know a little bit more …

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