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Activities in the Region

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Provas de Vinho - Wine Tasting - Ribafreixo

Visit to Wineries & Cheese Dairies - Discover the Local Gastronomy

You can book a visit to the numerous wine cellars, wine tourism and cheese dairies in the region. Taste the unique wines from this land, the black pork sausages, the Serpa cheese, the real wine from Pias, the Antão Vaz grape variety, native from Vidigueira county, the regional sweets, the good Alentejo bread and the many typical dishes - lamb stew, chick-pea stew, Pig-Feet, grilled succulent black-pork meat, the almond, fig and egg based Sweets! We actually place the reservations on your behalf, if you wish. We have Fantastic Partners. You decide!

Medieval Tower - Beja - Torre Medieval

Cultural Visits

The choice is vast! You have many beautiful places waiting for you: historical sites, quiet villages and even Roman Villas. Moura, Serpa, Pedrogão, Vidigueira, Vila de Frades, Vila Alva, Vila Ruiva, Marmelar, Alcaria da Serra, Ruins of S.Cucufate & Pisões, Cuba, Beja. Just think of what you want to do and discover!

Provas de Azeite

Visit to Olive Oil Mills

Alentejo is synonym of good olive oil. At Monte you can taste our Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and even visit some olive oil mills, taste this gold liquid and take it home with you. Ask us how!


Nature Tours & Nautical Activities

We have several Nature & Nautical Activities available, on request, on the Guadiana River: Boat/Boat Trips, Ski-Aquatic, SUP, Canoeing, Jeep-Safari, Sport Fishing, with our fantastic Partners : Alquevatours, AlentejoBreak, Alqueva4All, Medronho Museum, Pascal Fisching, Emotions Make your Reservation ahead!

 Observatório Dark-Sky - Cumeada

Dark-Sky Starlight Destination

This is an internationally protected and certified area, registered as a Dark Sky reserve, or "Starlight Tourism Destination", which extends over an area of about 10,000 square kilometers in central Alentejo and 40 minutes from our accommodation. The official observatory of the Dark Sky®, located in Cumeada, headquarters of Dark Sky® Alqueva, is equipped with cutting-edge telescopes for solar and astronomical observation, which allow a unique visual experience from planets, to the craters of the Moon, through the deepest sky, with a cosmic journey through the nebulae, galaxies and clusters of stars that rise above one of the best skies in the world The night observatory takes place from Tuesday to Saturday, by appointment, taking into account the phases of the moon and the month of the year for the type of observation desired, the weather conditions and the observatory's schedule availability for the time required. We will help you with your reservation! Contact us.

Alqueva Great Lake - Grande Lago de Alqueva

Sports Training - Fall & Winter

Located in a region with sun almost all year round and mild temperatures during the colder seasons, this is the ideal place to do your Sports training during Fall & Winter - from Cycling, Rowing, Jogging and Swimming. We have the right Partners for whatever you need!

Pândego, Folhado, Popia & Oito - Delícias Alentejanas - Doces do Baixo-Alentejo

Private Workshops

During Fall, Winter and Spring season we develop some Workshops: From Portuguese Cuisine, Portuguese Grape Varieties & Tasting for Beginners, Wine Pop-Up Events for Oenophiles to Yoga & Meditation Retreats. Pay attention to our Social Networks. And if you prefer, leave your contact and we will be happy to inform you.

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