Being the largest fortified bastion in the world, Elvas has played an important part throughout history in defending the Portuguese border, which justified its classification as a World Heritage Site.
For João Moreno, the Alentejo recalls his childhood holidays between Borba and Vila Viçosa.
Imagine a place where we feel covered by a majestic starry sky. The feeling is indescribable, and usually only possible artificially, in a planetarium, where we sit comfortably for a lesson on the stars.
There are plenty of things in the Alentejo that can always take us by surprise: the plains that stretch as far as the eye can see, cork oaks and olive trees that have been there for centuries, the beauty of towns and villages like Marvão, Monsaraz