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Serra do Mendro
The Mendro Hill separates the Baixo Alentejo region from the Alto Alentejo and is located in the limits of the districts of Évora and Beja, between Vidigueira and Portel, and belongs to the Old Massif to the south of the Tagus river. Its hillsides are tree covered and one may view, from the Mendro hill, on the foothills, a lovely panorama to the south, from Vidigueira, Beja, harvest lands and olive trees.
Serra do Louro
The Louro mountain is part of the Arrábica mountain chain and is included in the Arrábida Natural Park. There are vestiges of the neolithic, the Roman age and the Muslim age until our current days. At the peak there are mills that have witnessed time and history.
Serra de Santa Justa
The Hill of Santa Justa belongs to the Valongo outlier and reaches its highest top at the altitude of 374 metres. Below it, by the banks of the Ferreira river, one can find the village of Couce. There are vestiges of ancient gold mines of the roman epoch.
Serra de Portel
A mountain located on the southern limits of Central Alentejo, a mountainous massif with evergreen trees, namely cork oaks and holm oaks. It has a rich fauna, namely on the birds and predatory mammals level. It reaches its peak at an altitude of 420 metres.
Serra de Monsanto
The serra integrates the Forestall park of Monsanto, with an area of 50 ha. It stretches from the Monsanto Serra, from the Alto da Serafina to the Mata de São Domingos de Benfica, going through the Marqueses de Fronteira farm and the Campo de Tiro a Chumbo. The park has varied trees with species introduced here as a necessity to reforest the serra and that gave origin to interesting ecosystems. It offers the playground of Alvito, Parque Recreativo do Alto da Serafina e Parque Ecológico with a centre of interpretation, an auditorium, exhibition area, resources centre, multimedia, shop and bar. …
Serra de Leomil
3620, Moimenta da Beira
Located to the southwest of Moimenta da Beira, the hill grows between the Paiva and Távora rivers and belongs to the Galician-Douro massif. It is 10 km long and reaches its peak at an altitude of 1011 metres. From the peak there are wonderful views of the Tedo, Paiva and Távora valleys, as well as the tops of the Marão, Estrela, Caramulo and Montemuro mountains. Once named Nave Hill, archaeological elements were found here, such as vestiges of roman roads, stones that indicate the presence of fortresses, mamoas and menhirs. The flora includes the pine trees, the Portuguese broom, the …
Serra de Grândola
The Mountain belongs to the Old Massif to the South of the Tejo and occupies the regions of Grândola and Santiago do Cacém. It has its highest peak at the Cume da Atalaia whre one can find the imposing ruins of the Church of Our Lady of Livramento. From the mountain one can view the ocean and the planes of the Alentejo region. It is 20 km long.