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The Museum of Contemporary Art of Elvas (MACE) was inaugurated in 2007, under the guise of Elvas Municipality, with the mission of increasing the cultural offer of the city and establishing a regional and cross-border dialogue, national and international, responding to the requirements which today's art and culture impose.

Fundação Robinson

The Robinson Foundation is a public foundation of private management whose purpose is the pursuit of cultural, educational, social and scientific actions. It can also act in the fields of sports and philanthropy. Its headquarters are in Portalegre and its action is developed in the North Alentejo region but also in the Spanish Extremadura and in the United Kingdom.

Fundação Vostell

The museum of modern art is located in a rural area after Malpartida de Cáceres called Los Barruecos, in an old building called Lavadero de Lanas, where they washed and treated the wool from the transhumance from Alentejo and Beiras (Portugal) and Extremadura (Spain), also has a museum dedicated to this activity.

Fundação Eugénio de Almeida

Over the years, the Foundation has offered a regular program of initiatives around the dissemination of contemporary art, music, the promotion of knowledge, reflection and debate of ideas and training. The preservation and enhancement of Heritage, as well as the qualification of Volunteering, have been preferred areas of the Foundation's work at the service of the community.

CAE Portalegre

The Centro de Artes do Espectáculo de Portalegre (CAEP) is located in the historical center of the city, where the beatério de S. Brás once stood. Inaugurated on May 19, 2006, they have 3 distinct spaces, a large auditorium with strong national and international programming; A small auditorium, and a multipurpose room that functions regularly as a concert café space, where the 'Quina das Beatas' project is being developed to support and promote new Portuguese music.

Tapeçarias de Portalegre

Decorative mural tapestry, Portalegre tapestry is an original work of art, unique for its intrinsic qualities and the technique used to translate the painter's original card. Using a totally manual technique, its starting point is an original work of well-known painters, Portuguese or foreign.

Fundação Ammaia

The City of Ammaia is undoubtedly the most important vestige of its time in the northern Alentejo region. Located in the Natural Park of Serra de São Mamede, in São Salvador de Aramenha, in the municipality of Marvão, its central area consists of Quinta do Deão and Tapada da Aramenha, with an area of approximately 25 ha.



The harmony between the green of the garden, the cork-oak and oak trees, and the mild climate of the hills invite you to watch birds, read a good book in the pool, savor the local aromas, listen to the silence of the stars, Contemplating the dimension of the sky.

Évora Hotel

Évora Hotel is the ideal place to take a break and enjoy the best that the Alentejo has to offer. In a warm and familiar environment, you will find the simplicity and authenticity of Alentejo. Let yourself be carried away by our Atmosphere.


Solar do Forcado

The cuisine is typically Alentejo, with special emphasis on Lídia Bovino, Pork Tosses Alentejo, Lacão roasted in the oven with wild mushroom rice, among many other specialties and not forgetting the vast list of entrees or fish dishes such as Cod Confectioned with Olive Oil or Grilled Cuttlefish.

D. Pedro V

Located in the square that gives it its name, the restaurant D. Pedro V was inaugurated in 1978. It reconciles the typical flavors of the regional gastronomy with an elegant decoration, of seventeenth century architecture. Restaurant holds painting exhibitions. From June to September there is a terrace service.

Mil Homens

Simple restaurant with a family atmosphere, serving dishes from Alentejo gastronomy since 1967. The potato crumbs and dogfish soup are some of the suggestions presented. The place has been open since 1967, has kept the rustic and familiar aspect, serves traditional flavors such as soup of sarapatel, açorda and tomato soup.



Elvas, a World Heritage city, is located in the south of the district of Portalegre, bordered by the district of Évora and Spain, has 630 square kilometers of area, 25 thousand inhabitants and 7 Parishes.


Close to the border of Spain, situated between Castelo de Vide and Portalegre, at the highest point of the beautiful Serra de São Mamede, in the Alentejo region, lies the charming Vila de Marvão. Surrounded by thirteenth and seventeenth-century walls, Marvão rises high above this historic town of winding streets and white houses, showing that time is not as fast as it often seems.


The City of Portalegre is located between the plains and the mountains, framed in the Natural Park of Serra de São Mamede, enjoying a huge cultural, landscape and gastronomic wealth.

Castelo de Vide

The romantic character of the village of Castelo de Vide, associated with its gardens, abundant vegetation, mild climate and proximity to the São Mamede mountain range, made it known as "Sintra do Alentejo" (this denomination is attributed to the Portuguese King D. Pedro V).

Valência de Alcantara

Valencia de Alcántara is a Spanish municipality, in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, which includes the city of the same name and several districts. It has the title of "Muy noble, antigua y leal Villa". It has a Gothic-Jewish quarter and is surrounded by a series of megalithic monuments, this group of megalithic monuments is one of the most important in Europe.


Due to its well preserved historic center, which is still partially enclosed by medieval walls, to a large number of monuments dating to various historical periods, including a Roman Temple, Évora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also a member of the oldest network of European cities.

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