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Culture

The cultural richness of the Alentejo arouses curiosity and invites you to discover treasures and stories, genuine traditions, art and crafts which reflect the heart its people or even traces of civilizations from other times.

The perfect match between past, present and future. Small towns and cities welcome with arms wide open those who come to enjoy their houses, churches, castles and monuments, or join their festivities, inviting you to enjoy a little longer of this place where time slows down.

  • Churches
  • Handicrafts
  • Cante Alentejano (Alentejo Song) – World Heritage
  • Sacred Art Museum
  • Rice Museum
  • Living Science Centre of Lousal
  •  Manuel Chaínho House-Museum
  • Roman Dam in Pego da Moura
  • Roman ruins of Tróia
  • Roman ruins of Miróbriga
  • Castle of Alcácer do Sal
  • Castle of Santiago de Cacém
  • Stilts port in Carrasqueira

Festivities

  • Festas de Nossa Senhora da Penha de França (May)
  • Festas de Nossa Senhora da Conceição (August)
  • Festas de São Romão (August)
  • Festas de São João (June)
  • Festas de Nossa Senhora do Rosário (August)
  • Círios de Nossa Senhora de Tróia (August)