Monte do Sobral

Rua de S.Pedro, 70, Alcacovas, Alentejo, 7090-041, Portugal | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alcacovas

Evocative Evora

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... is that it is a celestial calendar, as well as a gathering place for pagan rituals.

The Portuguese Stonehenge was in the middle of huge cork-oak tree groves, so we got to see this most interesting tree up close. Cork trees take 25years to mature enough for a first shearing, but after that the cork bark can be harvested every nine years. Rich red ...

Inland to Evora

A travel blog entry by heatherandjohn


... last night and torrential rain. The seal around the back door is a bit dodgy and poor John got rained on! This morning everything was very misty but the sun soon shone through. John spent an hour or so repairing the inner tubes from yesterday's cycle ride from hell. In total, he repaired about 10 punctures in three inner tubes. We now need to find a bike shop to buy more patches.
We had read that you could walk along the 15th century aqueduct that starts ...

Our day in ruins!

A travel blog entry by iloveeurope35


... roads, we checked in to “Hotel Evora”, which is a modern establishment, before going into the town looking for things to do. We had lunch at a nearby café, and after a walk around the town we saw…NOTHING! There is literally nothing here to see or do, it may as well be an abandoned city. With the exception of one nice cathedral and some rather ordinary Roman ruins (hence the title “our day in ruins”, referring ...

Our bones are here we await yours

A travel blog entry by stef5353


... with a statue and water spouts in it. The castle on top of the hill is an upmarket Hotel. It was in this castle that king D.Manuel put Vasco da Gama in charge of the naval fleet that took him to India.
From Estremoz we continued on to Evora our destination for the day driving through lots more olive groves and vinyards. We parked the car near yet another aquaduct before we wandered into town to have a look ...


A travel blog entry by larissajcroom


... palais ruins were a nice retreat from the afternoon sun.

After immigrating indoors from the heat later in the afternoon we went out again to see the Roman aqueduct, interestingly houses had been built in the arches, the Roman Theater and cathedral.

We prepared a vegetable and cheese dinner from items gathered from the local market and watched the sun set from the rooftop terrace whilst chatting with other travelers.


This 3 star hotel is located on Rua de S.Pedro, 70, Alcacovas.
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