Best archaeological sites in Alentejo

Best archaeological sites in Alentejo

Visit Alentejo, the place where golden plains are to be found together with ancient monuments that date back to the Roman period and prehistoric times. The most significant archeological site in the region is called Évora where the carven rocks of Gruta do Escoural are located and so is the Cromeleque dos Almendres stone circle. Travel back in time and experience the age of early dwellers of Portugal. When you set out towards the shore, make sure you visit the ruins of Miróbriga, an ancient ... [ read more ]

The best convincing reasons to visit Alentejo

The best convincing reasons to visit Alentejo

Many of those who seek peace and quiet around the world have already found Portugal’s premium real estates located between Lisbon and Algarve. If you long to see and enjoy deserted beaches in Europe even in the busiest seasons, then you must visit Alentejo. Holiday specials and articles in magazines write about houses in Alentejo. People who have already visited speak of it as their second home. Indeed it is not surprising, for the portugese prove to be very warm and hospitable. They are do... [ read more ]

Visitor guide to Estremoz

Visitor guide to Estremoz

When visiting Portugal we recommend you to go and see its prehistoric city called Estremoz. If you decide to visit Estremoz, you shall see the many evidence of Visigoth, Roman and Muslim influence that played a great part in forming the city’s culture. The city of Estremoz lies on a 513.82² km area and has only 7.682 dwellers, nevertheless the municipality is records a populace of 15.673. History During the 12th century, Estremoz was conquered by an army led by a knight, called Geral... [ read more ]