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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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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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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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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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Tour Alentejo and Central Portugal (includes Fatima and Sintra) | 4 days

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The Tour Alentejo and Central Portugal is a great option for people with different interests and passions. It’s really perfect for families who want to make a trip in Portugal that pleases all its members. If you want to land in Lisbon and explore this fantastic city, the next natural destination will be Evora, a UNESCO world heritage city. You can then start the Alentejo …

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Tour Interior Alentejo, Alentejo Coast and Algarve | 4 days

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The Tour Interior Alentejo, Alentejo Coast and Algarve is an extremely exciting experience. The reason is simple: in just 4 days, we travel through the south of Portugal following a route as diverse as beautiful. On the first day of this trip, we reveal iconic places, wonderful landscapes and traditions of Alentejo Central (Central Alentejo). Further south, we discover the Baixo Alentejo (Lower Alentejo), a …

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