quinta-feira, 17 de janeiro de 2013

Portugal's Hidden Secret - Alentejo

This article in the 'Mirror', tells us the experience of a couple who traveled through Portugal and found the Portugal's hidden secret - The Alentejo.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/a-holiday-in-alentejo-portugals-hidden-secret-146326

Source - http://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/a-holiday-in-alentejo-portugals-hidden-secret-146326
 

Old Bridge of Terena - A monument of public interest

The Old Bridge of Terena (county of Alandroal; District of Évora) was classified as a monument of public interest.

The Old Bridge Terena was built in the mid-sixteenth century, and today is one of the historic bridges of the Alentejo.

It comprises six round arches with ashlar granite voussoirs.

quarta-feira, 16 de janeiro de 2013

Alentejo - A hidden gem of Portugal

The Alentejo is located between Lisbon and Algarve... and some say that the Alentejo is the Tuscany of Portugal.

In the Alentejo you will find: history, culture, plains, sun, food, wine,
monuments, quietness, medieval villages, beaches, countryside, and landscapes.

Take a look at this pictures:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/travel/portugal-travel/9790607/alentejo-image-gallery.html#?frame=endScreen

Source - http://www.google.pt/imgres?imgurl=http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-fLdnhg8M-bM/UIFrfbqIrTI/AAAAAAAAKsQ/S1Ffu96Aw50/s1600/alentejo.JPG&imgrefurl=http://www.revista21.net/2012/10/vida-na-terra-alentejo-nasa.html&usg=__zkaIpN2E-ffM9I6Fx7gDbql6OB0=&h=1200&w=1315&sz=427&hl=pt-PT&start=18&zoom=1&tbnid=mCBU_u7f8tDR0M:&tbnh=137&tbnw=150&ei=c9f3UIfMLs6ShgftvoCYDQ&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dalentejo%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dpt-PT%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch&um=1&itbs=1

Alentejo - A food lover's paradise


if you are planning to visit Alentejo... read this article and learn more about the cuisine of this region:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/travel/portugal-travel/9787742/alentejo-eating-out.html

Source - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/travel/portugal-travel/9787742/alentejo-eating-out.html