According to archaeological evidences the municipality of Cuba has been inhabited 3000 years before our era. In fact, whilst exploring the region, you can discover traces of the Paleolithic, of the Roman times, of the middle ages and of the medieval Christian and Islamic epochs. The village was established in 1782 with the charter provided by D. Maria I, but it was only in 1839 that it gained the current composition of four parishes. Given that it is surrounded by plenty of water, Cuba is a mainly rural county, marked by agricultural activities. A visit to the municipality allows the discovery of a remarkable heritage amount, taking into account that it is a relatively small county. In particular churches and hermitages. The Rota do Fresco de Cuba route is the best way to learn a little about the spoils of this religious heritage. For connoisseurs there are activities that focus on the contact with nature, pleasant gardens, walks with documentary support, fine wines, gastronomy, festivals and fairs at different times of the year. Regional sweets make anyone's mouth water. It is recommended to end the visit by passing through the local crafts, which include leather goods, footwear, jewelry and decorative arts.
What to do in Cuba
Barragem do Alvito
A dam on the Odivelas Brook (Sado river basin), located on a plain. It functions as a reservoir of Odivelas. The most abundant fish species are the barbel, the small-mouth bass and the carp.
Cubas Bar - Galeria
Is an alternative cultural space and relaxed. Its walls are home to exhibitions of works of art, which can be enjoyed while sipping a coffee or enjoying a drink.
Tesouro da Igreja Matriz de São Vicente de Cuba
The artistic patronage of the monastery who belonged to the parish of Cuba, resulted in the offer of liturgical that enriched the environment of the building, whose interior is encased in 1468. The fraternities and sororities also rivalizaram building based …
Adega da Lua
O restaurante Adega da Lua, em Cuba, é um espaço rústico, que nasceu em 2001, de uma antiga adega. É gerido por uma nova geração, que mantém a tradição da mesa alentejana, mas revela grande dinamismo. O espaço é simples, …
Taberna do Arrufa
Imagine uma taberna sem o peso da antiguidade mas com a mesma vida de outros tempos. Junte-lhe um jovem casal atrás do balcão e um amor incondicional pela tradição e faça o favor de entrar sem cerimónias. É assim a …
Casa do Alto da Eira
This keeps the moth with the interior village of shale and Clay tile. Offers four bedrooms with living room with fireplace, wood-burning oven, furnished terrace, garden and swimming pool.
Herdade do Gizo
Aldeamento Herdade do Gizo has magnificent views of the Alentejo. It's a great place for a retreat, surrounded by the natural beauty and tranquility of the countryside. Only in the region, the resort offers a variety of housing types, very …
Comércio Tradicional de Cuba
Several shops that sell not only regional products but also all kinds of products that may be needed by the population and the tourists, in a typical Alentejo street.
Miradouro de Vila Alva
A hillock with views of the wide "ocean" of the Alentejo lands. The Alvito Dam is visible.
Parque Adriano Correia de Oliveira
Also known as Jardim da Mata (Garden of the Woods), it has a picnic area, a playground, a bar with a terrace, a lake and two tennis courts. It is fit for informal leisure even though it has a small …
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Encarnação
Manueline temple where are the frescoes that decorate the interior, popular character and from different eras (from the 16th to the 18th century). In the vaults of the nave and chancel still retain the shields of Dom Rodrigo de Melo, …
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Visitação
This church has medium proportions and a popular character. It has two asymmetric cylindrical towers, one of which is a bell tower and the other it is crowned by spires. The inside has a tunnel vault marked by arches. The …
Ponte Romana sobre a Ribeira de Odivelas
This Roman Bridge has 26 arches interspaced by round holes. Even though the bridge has roman origins, it underwent several reconstructions during the Visigoth and Arabs period. One of which is attributed to the Moorish King Iscar, one the Arabian …
Faro do Alentejo
This village was founded in 1616, at the herdade de s. Luís de Laying (today Based), membership of d. Estêvão de Faro-count of Faro and comendador de s. Salvador de Jones. Belonged to d. Diniz de Faro, was the second …
Where to eat in Cuba
Imagine uma taberna sem o peso da antiguidade mas com a mesma vida de outros tempos. Junte-lhe um j…
O restaurante Adega Casa de Monte Pedral, com uma localização privilegiada no coração da vila de Cu…
O restaurante Adega da Lua, em Cuba, é um espaço rústico, que nasceu em 2001, de uma antiga adega. …
Portuguese, Seafood restaurant
A modern restaurant with a friendly service, fine shellfish and regional specialities.
A simple restaurant that serves regional dishes, namely the kid "caldeirada" and the wreckfish file…
A simple restaurant that belongs to a boarding house and serves pre-ordered traditional dishes. On …
Where to sleep in Cuba
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