Alandroal

The village of Alandroal, in the immediate vicinity of Guadiana Valley, owes its name to the existence of alandros or aloendros, this wood being a raw material for the local craftsmen, in that area. It is said that there was never an epidemic in Alandroal, which attracted a lot of people, including the Duke of Bragança, precisely because of the existence of vast forests with these bushes. The village is located at about 340 meters above sea level and received Carta de Foral in 1486 by Dom João II. The former municipalities of Terena and Juromenha were annexed to Alandroal municipality in the 19th century. The village of Villarreal, situated in the municipality of Olivenza (Spain), was a town of the former Juromenha county. The local cuisine includes migas (dish made with leftover bread) with pork, gazpacho, cation soup and lamb stew.

What to do in Alandroal

Where to eat in Alandroal

Where to sleep in Alandroal

Casas de Juromenha
Casas de Juromenha

The Guadiana river serves as a frame to a landscape in warm tones the Alentejo. Located in Alandroal, near Évora, Juromenha houses are a set of six peaceful vi…

Casa de Terena
Casa de Terena

Integrated in the historical centre of Terena, 30 metres from the Castle, you will find this historic house with a great location and views of the landscape of…

Near Alandroal

Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa


Vila Viçosa already exists as village since the early days of the Christian Reconquest situated in a Valley, known as Lush. Was in 1270 that Dom Afon…

Portel

Portel


Being one of the oldest counties of Alentejo, its past is filled with spoils miscellaneous, despite there being many concrete data about the history …

Arraiolos

Arraiolos


Arraiolos is inserted in the middle of the Alentejo plain, in the district of Évora. Its natural beauty and the famous tapestries of Arraiolos attrac…

Mora

Mora


Mora is a small municipality in the district of Évora consisting of only four parishes. Its name appeared in 1923. Its past is long and dates back to…