Alentejo - Evora
Rural Tourism Accommodation near Estremoz:
Monte da Fornalha
Another World Heritage Site
Monsaraz, an old walled town with the inevitable castle. No cars are allowed to circulate within the walls. The town specialises in the traditional Alentejan hand-painted furniture and woven blankets.
The Outeiro Menhir, with the walled town
and castle of Monsaraz on the hill behind.
The photo to the right shows the interior
Reguengos de Monsaraz is a wine-making town.
Here, as in Monsaraz, blankets are woven and furniture painted in the
The name Reguengos signified a parcel of land on which the tenant owed dues directly to the crown.
Granja is another wine making town.
Mourão. A town with a castle built by the Moors, as its name suggests. It is not far from Moura, again with another Moorish castle.
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