Baixo Alentejo

Cultural Holiday Destination
Pictures of: Baixo Alentejo
Location map
Hotels and other Accommodation
What to visit
Where to Eat
Where to have fun
World Nomads
The Travel Insurance with the largest coverage

Baixo Alentejo
The Baixo Alentejo is a Portuguese statistical sub-region, part of the Alentejo Region and the District of Beja. It limits to the north with Central Alentejo, to the east with Spain, to the south with the Algarve and to the west with the Coastal Alentejo. It has an area of ​​8505 km².

It comprises 13 municipalities: Aljustrel, Almodôvar, Alvito, Barrancos, Beja, Castro Verde, Cuba, Ferreira do Alentejo, Mértola, Moura, Ourique, Serpa, Vidigueira.
This is a region of flavors, landscapes, crafts and legacies of the past. A place where one has to let oneself stay and let oneself be involved for centuries of history, to understand time in its fullness, in every sense.

Here, the natural heritage has long been combined with design and modernity, in an immensity of offerings to be lived and savored with calm, minute by minute. Because there is no hurry, there are horse and cart rides in the morning or late afternoon.

Travel with your family through the Theme Parks of Alentejo, towards the adventure.
In addition to living fantastic experiences, the youngest will love completing the "Gilberto" card book and in the end can still win tickets to football!

Fields full of sunflowers remind children to play. Sea, river, dolphins, great outdoors and many swimming pools and river beaches too. For these reasons and many more, Alentejo is family vacation spot.

It is not difficult to awaken our nature as explorers when we come to immense fields where there are mountain, river and sea winds. As if they were the only ones here who are fortunate enough to pass. Even if you are not an organized traveler and forget the compass, the truth is that whatever the coordinates, the Alentejo promises unforgettable landscapes and experiences in each of its fascinating nooks and crannies.
Pork and lamb are the basis of the traditional gastronomy of the subregion, joining also the game species such as wild boar, rabbit, hare and partridge. Bread, olive oil and aromatic herbs are the key ingredients of Mediterranean cuisine, giving flavor to soups, migas, stews and açordas. Wines, cheeses, sausages and hams - some with Denomination of Origin - are indispensable elements of the good table Alentejo. The eggs, the gila and the almond are integral elements of the confectionery, being emphasized the conventual confectionery. Each locality has its gastronomic specialties.
In terms of climate, Baixo Alentejo is a region with a Mediterranean climate, characterized by an average annual high temperature that varies between 15º and 17.5º (with higher values ​​in the left bank of the Guadiana). In the interior the thermal amplitudes vary between the 13º and the 15º celsius degrees, being that the days with maximum temperature superior to 25º elevate to more of a third of the year. Annual precipitation is poorly distributed, with excess water in autumn and winter and marked summer shortage.
Other tourist destinations in:
Algarve - Portugal
Madeira Island
Flores Island - Azores
Island of Santa Maria - Azores
São Jorge Island - Azores
São Miguel Island - Azores
Corvo Island - Azores
Faial Island - Azores
Pico Island - Azores
Graciosa Island - Azores
Island Terceira - Azores
Alvor - Algarve
Armação de Pera
Barcelos, Minho
Burgau - Algarve
Cabanas de Tavira
Thermae of Sulfurea, Spa, Cabeço de Vide
Caldas da Rainha
Caminha, Minho
Carrapateira, Surf Spot
Carvoeiro Beach - Algarve
Cascais - Portugal
Castelo de Vide
Carvalhal Thermal Spa
Costa da Caparica
Thermae of Curia
Ericeira - Portugal
Pedra Branca Ericeira, Surf Spot
Esposende, Minho
Estoril - Portugal
Estoril Thermal Spa
Faro - Algarve
Figueira da Foz
Foz do Arelho
Fuzeta - Algarve
Gerês Thermal Spa
Armona Island
Culatra Island
Farol Island - Algarve
Ílhavo, Aveiro
Lagos - Algarve
Lisbon, Portugal
Thermae of Luso
Manteigas Thermal Spa
Marvão - Portugal
Mina de São Domingos
Caldas de Monchique Thermal Spa
Thermae of Monfortinho
Monsaraz, Alentejo
Monte Gordo
Nazaré - Portugal
Fadagosa Spa of Nisa
Olhão - Algarve
Olhos de Água - Algarve
Thermae of Pedras Salgadas
Peso da Régua
Portimão, Algarve
Porto - Portugal
Porto Covo
Island of Porto Santo
Arrifana beach
Praia da Luz - Algarve
Praia da Rocha
Senhora da Rocha, Algarve
Quinta do Lago - Algarve
Cró Thermal Spa
Sagres - Algarve
Salema - Algarve
São Martinho do Porto
São Pedro de Moel
Thermae of Sao Pedro do Sul
Serra da Estrela
Sintra - Portugal
Tavira - Algarve
Tróia, Portugal
Unhais da Serra Thermal Spa
Vale do Garrão
Vale do Lobo - Algarve
Valença do Minho
Thermae of Vidago
Vila do Bispo
Vila Nova de Milfontes
Vila Praia de Âncora
Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Algarve
Vilamoura - Algarve
Vimeiro Thermal Spa
Vimioso Thermal Spa
Zambujeira do Mar

Other world tourist destinations

New Zealand
New Zealand

City destinations and weekend getaways

Jerusalem, Palestine
Pontevedra, Spain
Los Angeles, United States of America

Why to book with BOOK HOTEL MADEIRA
The best prices
Our partnerships with the world´s largest operators offer research on the best market prices.
More options
At Rotas Turisticos you can book the hotel, buy the air ticket, book the transfer from the airport to the hotel and vice versa, book the local excursions, rent the car, take travel insurance and consult the places to visit and where to go.
Holiday Tips & Destinations
Hundreds of holiday destinations with all the options that allow you to easily choose the destination that best suits your dream vacation.

Follow us on social networks

Rotas Turisticas
Grupo Público · 8.410 membros
Aderir ao grupo
Podem publicar fotos das vossas viagens, férias, locais que estiveram ou gostariam de estar. Podem divulgar negócios ou actividades...