Mora is a small municipality in the Évora district, and has four parishes. While the railways passed through the municipality and kept it connected to the rest of the country, several industries developed. After the closure of the line in 1895, the pace of industrial activity slowed down. Currently, agriculture, commerce and services continue to be the population's primary activities. Handcrafted products are well-known and frequented at craft fairs: pottery, harvester shoes, baskets and shepherd's boots are some examples. Gastronomy is ancestrally respected. The black pork meat, the "açordas", the "migas" and, in sweets, the "sericaia", the "farófias", the "pão-de-rala" and convent sweets are some of the most expressive flavors of the region.
What to do in Mora
Anta de Pavia / Capela de São Dinis
Funerary monument in granite and masonry, used as a chapel. On the front main altar you can see 18th century and baroque tiles. It is one of the largest in the Iberian Peninsula.
Fluviário de Mora
Opened on the symbolic day of March 21st (2007), the Fluviário de Mora became the first large freshwater aquarium in Europe. Its construction was carefully designed to perfectly suit all species. The recreational and scientific components stand out, as all points along the river have accessible information about the different natural habitats, Alentejo and other international fauna and flora species …
Passadiços do Gameiro
These walkways are part of the Gameiro Ecological Park and are 1.5 km long, starting next to Gameiro River Beach. A route marked by unique beauty, along the way you will find all the information about the species of flora that mark its landscape, from trees to flowers and shrubs.
Praia Fluvial de Mora
River beach located in Ribeira da Raia, next to Mora and is also the location of the Mora Fishing Track, given the abundance of fish species. Space with generous dimensions and surrounding vegetation.
Conjunto de Edifícios da Igreja Matriz de Brotas
This group of buildings, similar to a neighborhood, supported the pilgrimages from the Brotherhoods of Nossa Senhora das Neves. All houses have two floors and some have stairs to access the balconies. You can also see a fountain, with a …
Cromeleque do Monte das Fontainhas Velhas
Space where you can see the remains of six granite-shaped megaliths dating from the beginning of the fourth and middle of the third millennium BC. Only three are standing.
Casa da Cultura de Mora
A very large cultural dissemination space that includes a library, cinema, exhibition gallery, among others.
Auditório Municipal de Mora
Space of modern construction, where cultural activities of different types are usually carried out to encourage the region's social dynamism.
Açude do Furadouro
Mixed type dam, earth and gravity, integrated in a plain area, in Ribeira da Raia (Tejo Hydrographic Basin).
Ribeira do Divor
It is one of the three water lines in Mora. Its route is lined with dense vegetation, an aspect that gives it great beauty and is worth a visit, also attractive due to the quietness of the place.
Praia Fluvial do Gameiro
It is located in the Gameiro Ecological Park, close to the Mora River. It was created by the Gameiro Dam, on the Raia River, and has a camping site, picnic area and a tree climbing park.
Parque Ecológico do Gameiro
Space located next to Açude do Gameiro, in Ribeira da Raia. This park is one of the most important points of interest in this region, given the diversity of attractions and infrastructure it has, including the campsite, playground, picnic area, …
Açude do Gameiro
Mixed type dam (earth and gravity) located in Ribeira da Raia, a tributary of the Sorraia River, integrated into the Tagus Hydrographic Basin. Sports activities are subject to certain areas of use.
Torre das Águias
It is a rural, fortified manor, with a square plan, crowned with cut merlons, from the reign of King Manuel. The main facade is arranged in three registers, the first marked by the portico and the others by the openings …
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Where to eat in Mora
A space with the kitchen on sight where one can have game dishes or other excellently prepared spec…
Simple restaurant, decorated with a panel of tiles on the wall, flanked by Windows, in addition to …
Its excellent cuisine makes this simple restaurant an obligatory place to visit. The effective and …
More a restaurant serving dishes from Alentejo traditional cuisine. Here the specialty are the miga…
This restaurant is open on holidays and closed the following days.
Housed in a typical Alentejo solar completely restored, this space provides a beautiful view over t…
Where to sleep in Mora
Hostels, careful presentation historical, resulting from thorough recovery of an ancient Manor House dating from the 19th century, without forgetting the neces…
Lovely space, 16 kilometres of Mora, with 724 hectares of land and dams, which enable the practice of activities as diverse as hunting, fishing, canoeing, amon…
The House of the village Head was typical of rural Alentejo and was recovered, to make room for this area of rural tourism. Every room has a different decorati…
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