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Blog posts around the Alentejo and the Algarve region

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...

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...

THE AGROGLOBAL FAIR – 2021 EDITION

THE AGROGLOBAL FAIR – 2021 EDITION

This year's edition of AGROGLOBAL will take place on the 7th ,8th and 9th of September 2021. The largest agricultural fair in Portugal, according to its own information, has been held since 2014 on the banks of the Rio Tejo, in the immediate vicinity of the city of...

Country Estates in the Alentejo

Country Estates in the Alentejo

The geography and history of the Alentejo have contributed significantly to the fact that there is a large number of large country estates in this region of Portugal. Even in Roman times, the villae rustica were part of the Alentejo landscape. These large estates,...

The True Cross of Christ in the Alentejo

The True Cross of Christ in the Alentejo

Halfway between Évora and Beja - the main towns of central and southern Alentejo respectively - we find the small town of Portel with its unmistakable silhouette: an imposing Gothic-style castle towers majestically above white houses perched on a hill. The coat of...

Real Estate agents in Portugal – Questions and Answers – Part 2

Compulsory documents when buying property in Portugal

In this article we would like to summarise which documents must be available and checked when buying a property in Portugal. The list should not be considered exhaustive and we advise any property buyer in Portugal to instruct a lawyer to deal with the property...