Authentic Alentejo

Enjoy a journey across the most fascinating, well-preserved region of Portugal, known for a heritage enriched by a variety of cultures and landscapes of unique beauty. Art, local traditions, timeless villages, rewarding walks, good wine and traditional food as well as a variety of hands-on experiences await you.

Giraldo Square, Evora_Photo by Jo¦o Paulo

Day 1bt_mais_aboutdays

Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1986, is the door to Alentejo – an ancient city of narrow streets, unforgettable monuments and white, sun-washed houses. Our hotel is set in the former Convento dos Loios, a cluster of medieval …


Day 2bt_mais_aboutdays

This morning you will start the day as a local, by making your own regional bread. Dona Joana has been working in her traditional bakery in Vidigueira for a long time: she will be happy to introduce you to the genuine art of baking.


Day 3bt_mais_aboutdays

At the medieval town of Monsaraz, where time seems to stand still, the verdant landscape is tinged with the blue of Alqueva’s Dam waters. Explore the town on your own: you will love to loose yourself in its winding streets. Then visit the oldest …


Day 4bt_mais_aboutdays

A visit to the royal palace of Vila Viçosa, a sumptuous Alentejo retreat, is the starting point of this day. In the kitchen – one of the palace’s most emblematic rooms – we see how popular dishes received touches of refinement before …