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The cities, towns and villages that comprise the Alentejo`s North East region are a treat for travelers seeking a rustic getaway in an area known for its decadent olive oil and wine, clay dolls and Estremoz marble, Elvas plums and the hearty soup acorda. Quiet yet exciting, the North East offers dozens of must-see attractions for every type of traveler.

Due to the North East`s proximity to the border with Spain, castles were constructed between the 8th and 16th centuries to protect the area`s settlements. Castles of note include Castelo de Vide Castle, Alegrete Castle and Vila Vicosa Castle, in addition to the fortresses in cities of regional importance such as Portalegre, Estremoz and Elvas.

Before the Portuguese crown seized control of the North East, Romans and Moors ruled the land, and their influence can be seen at monuments such as the Roman Villa of Ammaia, the Roman Villa of Torre de Palma, and the Moorish-inspired Marvao Castle. Pre-history buffs will be excited to see the Anta da Aldeia da Mata megalith in person (as it is perhaps Portugal`s most famous). Those in love with nature will appreciate the region`s numerous valleys, great for biking, as well as the hiking trails of the Sao Mamede mountains.

Cities of interest in Alentejo North East include Avis, Castelo de Vide, Crato, Elvas, Estremoz, Marvao, Monforte, Portalegre, Sousel, and Vila Vicosa.

Best Alentejo North East Vacation Packages:

Lisbon and the Charming North East Alentejo (Self Drive)

7 nights itinerary

Discover Portugal and the beautiful Alentejo Region with this Self-Drive Package. Combine: Lisbon (the bustling capital of Portugal), Evora (capital of Alentejo Region, museum-city and UNESCO Heritage Site), and the Alentejo North East Area (the remnants of history remain here; from towers to palaces, museums, and national parks) with a Rental Car. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.

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  • The Best of Lisbon plus The Alentejo
    6 nights from $806*
  • Portugal` capital and the wonders of Alentejo!. Base yourself in Lisbon (Portugal’s cosmopolitan capital, full of medieval charm and modern sensibilities) and discover the city with a Walking Tour, a Food and Wine Tasting and a Fado Show. In addition, enjoy a Day Trip to Evora and Monsaraz and to finish and see Lisbon at its most magical during a Catamaran Cruise at sunset. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
    Included:
    • Hotel for 6 nights in Lisbon

      Sample of Included Tours:
    • Guided City Walking Tour
    • Food and Wine Tour
    • Fado Show
    • Day Trip to Evora and Monsaraz
    • Sunset Cruise Adventure

      Your price will only include confirmed available tours; if an included tour becomes unavailable there may be alternate options available at an additional cost.


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