Portugal - The Alentejo (Chapter)
This is the Alentejo chapter from Lonely Planet's Portugal guidebook.
Covering one-third of the country, Portugal’s largest region truly captivates. Think dry, golden plains, rolling hillsides and lime-green vines. A rugged coastline, traditional whitewashed villages, marble towns and majestic medieval cities.
- sample the history, culture and cuisine of historically rich Évora, a Unesco World Heritage-listed city
- gaze out over the countryside from the castle perches of enchanting Marvão and Castelo de Vide
- stroll with spirits of past civilisations and religions in Mértola and at the nearby Convento de São Francisco
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Évora, Évoramonte, São Pedro Do Corval, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Monsaraz & around, Estremoz, Elvas, Portalegre, Castelo de Vide, Marvão, Baixo Alentejo, Mértola, Beja, Serpa, Moura, Coastal Alentejo, Porto Côvo, Vila Nova de Milfontes and Zambujeira Do Mar.
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