The municipality of Vidigueira is located in Beja and Évora and is the smallest room of the Baixo Alentejo. The origin of its name is not consensual; your story is surely long and dates back to prehistoric times, and there are traces of the Paleolithic, the Neolithic, the Bronze age, and iron from the Roman era. In addition to an interesting architectural heritage, Vidigueira is linked to several routes that are worth a visit: the wine route of the Alentejo, the route of the bread and wine and the Fresco route. Is it worth makes the connection of this wine-producing region, as do bakeries where, still today, the bread is kneaded by hand and baked in a wood-fired oven, or visit a selection of specimens of murals of some chapels and hermitages. The quality of the gastronomy of Vidigueira is recognized, there is no shortage of the açordas, stew, soup, lamb and pork in the menus of the restoration site. In confectionary Almond Cake reigns, the escarapiada, the flounder, the drunks, the sericaia and the soaking wet. To mark the passage through the municipality, it is suggested the purchase of tiles, clay or wooden parts. The popular festivals and fairs occur in various moimentos of the year and are a good way to learn a little more of the people and traditions of the vidigueirenses.
Where to eat in Vidigueira
O restaurante País das Uvas, localizado em Vila de Frades, foi outrora uma adega típica e mantém ai…
Friendly and simple, in a small space but it's of great quality in serving dishes.
Family restaurant which hosts also a café and is situated on the main square of Vila de Frades.
O restaurante A Cascata, localizado na praça central da Vidigueira, apresenta-se simples e confortá…
What to do in Vidigueira
Antigo Castelo da Vidigueira do Paço dos Gamas
Roman fortification, rebuilt by the Moors and transformed into a medieval castle. Completely destroyed by the action of the Christian Reconquest, was rebuilt in 1439, the House of Braganza. It was later erected here the Paço dos Ranges, of which …
Rua do Algarve
This street as well as other of Pedrógão feature a type of construction not always characteristic of Alentejo. Here perhaps taking advantage of the geological features of the site or the surrounding area, some homes are built with an integral …
Casa de Fialho de Almeida
This House was born on May 7, 1857 Dr. Jose Valentim Fialho de Almeida, novelist and pamphleteer. Fialho de Almeida, in addition to illustrious critic was also the strongest and original prose writer of his generation. He died in March …
Convento de São Cucufate
Also known for the ruins of Santiago, it was originally a Roman villa from the 1st century CE, as amended in the first half of the 2nd century and destroyed in the 4th century, to give place to the building …
Where to sleep in Vidigueira
Located in the peaceful plain Alentejo, Herdade do Sobroso Country House offers a unit of rural tourism, hunting and wine tourism of quality. Relax in this spa…
Casa alentejana, ancient, built in taipa with swimming pool and porch. Is a great place to rest and relax for a few days. Situated in one of the Riverside vill…
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