Estação Ferroviária de Elvas, Alentejo | Pormenor dos azulejos

Ceramic tile detail train station in the town of Elvas, Alentejo, Portugal.

Castle Monsaraz, Monsaraz, Alentejo, Evora, Portugal | Photo by Miguel Jose Cardoso on olhares.sapo.pt at: http://olhares.sapo.pt/monsaraz-foto3235323.html, Copyright, all rights reserved.

My mom was born in Alentejo and I have been going there to spend holidays ever since I was a baby. Alentejo is the area of Portugal north to Algarve. I’m sure many of you have heard of or been in Algarve, but maybe not …

A view over the Alqueva artificial lake, from the Monsaraz medieval wall…

A view over the Alqueva artificial lake, from the Monsaraz medieval wall, Portugal

Marvão, Alto Alentejo, Portugal. Aerial view of one of the most beautiful towns of that country.

Portugal: Marvão one of the 25 Secret European Villages - April Travel + Leisure Magazine

The Alentejo offers an interesting diversity of pottery and painting. The Barros (clays) da Flor da Rosa fulfil all of the requisites to deserve the classification of "artisanal handicrafts”: they use the raw material of the region, dug from the so-called "barreiras” (clay pits), and still maintain traditional methods of production. They are represented by a selection of 14 utilitarian pieces, each with its own form and function, on display in the Tourist Office.  #Marvao #Alentejo #Portugal

The Alentejo offers an interesting diversity of pottery and painting.

Reanimar os Coretos em Portugal: Grândola

Reanimar os Coretos em Portugal: Grândola

Praia da Comporta, Alentejo, Portugal

is The Best-Kept Secret in European Travel according to Thrillist - via Huffington Post

Ermida Bom Sucesso #Portugal #Marvao #Alentejo.

Ermida de Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso / Chapel of Our Lady of Good Success in Torrao

Monsaraz, Portugal by Livio Mendes - Photo 128002319 / 500px

Monsaraz, Portugal by Livio Mendes - Photo 128002319 /

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