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Blog posts around the Alentejo and the Algarve region

Juromenha – The Alentejo border fortress

Juromenha – The Alentejo border fortress

If you are looking for stunning views and places with amazing history, the Alentejo is the right place for just that. One of our latest discoveries is the small hamlet of Juromenha, just a stone throw away from neighboring Spain. A handful of whitewashed houses...

Stargazing in the Alentejo – Dark Sky Alqueva

Stargazing in the Alentejo – Dark Sky Alqueva

With 22 inhabitants per square kilometer, the Alentejo is one of the less densely populated regions of Portugal. The existing cities and villages are scattered throughout the vast countryside and particularly the area around the Alqueva lake offers perfect conditions...

Gorgeous Alentejo Holiday Retreat – Quinta da Soneca

Gorgeous Alentejo Holiday Retreat – Quinta da Soneca

We have recently had the opportunity to visit Quinta da Soneca, a beautiful Countryside Villa near Alandroal, and would like to recommend it for your next Alentejo holidays. This typical Alentejo rural estate has been renovated and decorated with particularly good...

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Villa in Lagoa for Sale – 795.000 EUR

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Villa in Lagoa for Sale – 795.000 EUR

This beautiful villa is situated on a 2000 m2 plot in a quiet location. The property is flanked by a well-kept garden and offers a view over the swimming pool (5x10 metres) to the south. The beaches of Benagil, Carvalho and Marinha are only a few minutes drive away....

The Montado in the Alentejo

The Montado in the Alentejo

With a share of almost 50% of the world's production of cork products, Portugal is the market leader in this sector. Over 8000 workers and 658 companies are active in the sector and 72% of the cork oaks (Quercus suber) are located in the Alentejo. One of the typical...