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  1. Monsanto
    Towns and Villages
    Monsanto
    In their geography, climate and fauna, the plains of the Beira Interior region, between the foothills of the Serra da Gardunha and the River Ponsul, form the transitional zone between the north and south of Portugal. Standing above them on a high (...)

  2. Monsaraz
    Towns and Villages
    Monsaraz
    This extremely beautiful mediaeval town has succeeded in preserving its own distinctive characteristics over the centuries. Walking through the streets of Monsaraz is like going back in time, for it is a truly unique place where one can find all the (...)

  3. Amarante
    Towns and Villages
    Amarante
    All visitors to Amarante will most certainly be impressed by two imposing natural features: the great Serra do Marão rising above the city in a series of majestic landscapes and the river Tâmega, the longest tributary of the river Douro, whose (...)

  4. Vilamoura
    Towns and Villages
    Vilamoura
    Vilamoura is nowadays one of the biggest centres in Europe.Golf, tennis, horse-riding, equipment to go shooting and fishing, a casino and an aerodrome are complemented by a tourist complex where the big star is the marina.Not only for its size - the (...)

  5. Aljezur
    Towns and Villages
    Aljezur
    The boundaries of Aljezur are delimited by the sea and the hills reflecting this double influence in its landscapes. While the coast is marked by high cliffs hiding sandy coves and dunes, the hinterland is a place of rolling hills covered with (...)

  6. Tomar
    Towns and Villages
    Tomar
    The development of Tomar is closely linked to the Order of the Templars, which received these lands in 1159 as a reward for the assistance they gave Dom Afonso Henriques (the First King of Portugal) in the Christian reconquest of the territory.It (...)

  7. Barcelos
    Towns and Villages
    Barcelos
    After crossing the old bridge over the River Cávado, we enter into one of the most emblematic cities of popular Minho art, Barcelos.Is an ancient city, situated in an area that has archaeological remains dating back to prehistoric times, although it (...)

  8. Alijó
    Towns and Villages
    Alijó
    Located in the heart of the Douro demarcated region, its importance is closely linked to the production of wine, for many of the estates that produce the famous Port Wine are to be found in this municipality. The town´s first charter dates back to (...)

  9. Sesimbra
    Towns and Villages
    Sesimbra
    Sesimbra, a picturesque fishing town set in a sheltered bay, was founded on the hilltop around the Moorish castle that Dom Afonso Henriques (the first King of Portugal) captured in 1165. This castle fell back into Moorish hands in 1191, and was (...)

  10. Sagres
    Towns and Villages
    Sagres
    Dating back from the Roman conquest times, it was in the 15th century that Sagres achieved great importance.The frequent presence of Prince henry the Navigator during the first days of Atlantic navigation and the Discovery of the African coast as (...)

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