Alqueva tours

alqueva tours

What to do in Alqueva?

Visit Alqueva to discover these landscapes – lake, flower fields, castles. The lake covers 5 Alentejo municipalities – Portel, Moura, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Mourão and Alandroal – and also some Spanish ones across the water border (Olivença, Cheles, Alconchel and Villanueva del Fresno).

What is Alqueva?

Right in the middle of Alentejo, the wonderful Alqueva sky is like dark velvet cloaked by a huge blanket of stars. It is a protected area and internationally certified as a Dark Sky Reserve, or Starlight Tourism Destination , which extends over an area of about 3000 square kilometres.

How to get to Alentejo and Alqueva?

There are a number of suggestions for discovering the Alentejo region and Alqueva, but the Dark Sky Route is undoubtedly a journey of surprises and discoveries that you will always remember. From Évora, take the N254 to Redondo and Alandroal or the N256 to Reguengos de Monsaraz.

What is the Alqueva Sky Reserve?

Right in the middle of Alentejo, the wonderful Alqueva sky is like dark velvet cloaked by a huge blanket of stars. It is a protected area and internationally certified as a Dark Sky Reserve, or Starlight Tourism Destination, which extends over an area of about 3000 square kilometres.

Why visit the Alentejo?

The Alentejo is varied region; on the western coastline are deserted surf beaches and charming fishing towns while along the Spanish border are picturesque walled towns and impregnatable forts. In-between fields filled with cork trees, sleepy villages and empty roads – the Alentejo is the idyllic heartland of Portugal.

What is Alqueva in Portugal?

People in Portugal, specially in the south, are truly proud of Alqueva’s tranquility, colour and, most of all, its beauty and life. “Alqueva” is a word derived from “alqueive”, “fallow lands” or “deserted”, of dry soils eager for water. Well, now, there seems to be plenty of it.

Where are the best beaches in the Alentejo?

At the far northern tip of the Alentejo coastline are the paradise beaches of the Península de Troia and Comporta. This region is a favourite with Europe’s rich, who have constructed secluded villas hidden within the pine forests. Insight: The city of Sines should be a great tourist destination, as a major historic city close to wonderful beaches.

What to do in Alqueva?

Visit Alqueva to discover these landscapes – lake, flower fields, castles. The lake covers 5 Alentejo municipalities – Portel, Moura, Reguengos de Monsaraz, Mourão and Alandroal – and also some Spanish ones across the water border (Olivença, Cheles, Alconchel and Villanueva del Fresno).

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