Reguengos de Monsaraz

Reguengos de Monsaraz belongs to the District of Évora and is limited, to the Southwest, by imposing the Guadiana river. The past of this municipality dates back to prehistoric times, as evidenced by the remarkable amount of archaeological monuments. Any reference to Reguengos has noted the village of Monsaraz, which was the county seat until 1838 and is the oldest Portuguese settlements south of the Tagus. Monsaraz was conquered from the Moors, but only d. Sancho II was able to win in final; in the 13th century, already enjoyed some legal privileges, and obtained the first letter of foral by d. Afonso III. It was during the 19th century the seat passed to Reguengos, since access to Monsaraz were difficult and their absolutist ideals had been defeated in the Liberal wars. The passage of Reguengos de Monsaraz town is another important milestone in the history of the County. The environmental qualities of the region inviting visitors to practice outdoor activities. In addition to the remarkable historical heritage, Reguengos will be forever associated with enhanced quality wines, to the strong flavors of gastronomy and handicrafts.

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Hotel Rural Horta da Moura
Hotel Rural Horta da Moura

4 star

The Hotel Rural Horta da Moura, situated on the southern slope of Monsaraz, near the Guadiana river, this rural hotel preserves traces of Alentejo, surrounded …

Monte Alerta
Monte Alerta

Situated at the foot of Monsaraz, a must-see for those who appreciate the history, nature, tranquility and refined decorations. Mount warning is composed of ei…

São Lourenço do Barrocal
São Lourenço do Barrocal

5 star

São Lourenço do Barrocal is a luxury hotel located near Monsaraz, and very close to Alqueva. The estate covers 780 hectares and has been in the same family for…

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