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Historic Villages

Aldeias Históricas (Historic Villages) are ancient settlements, many of them predating nationality, rich in heritage, stories and secrets. Knowing these places means knowing a little more about the history of the founding of Portugal.

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Royal Alentejo

Alentejo is marked by its beautiful landscapes and its villages with history, where the Portuguese royal family spent great periods of time. Évora and Estremoz are just a few examples. The Stud Farm of Alter do Chão protects the heritage of the elegant Lusitano Horse.

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Historical Algarve

The Algarve is known for its beautiful beaches. But it’s much more than that. It’s history, culture and tradition! It is land linked to Prince Henrique and the Discoveries. Come and discover a different Algarve.

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Battle of Aljubarrota

The battle of Aljubarrota – August 14, 1385 – was decisive for the maintenance of the Portuguese independence. Find out how it happened.

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Royal Palaces

Sintra was one of the favourite summer destinations of the Portuguese royal family. Cascais and Estoril were considered a «Portuguese Riviera». The gardens of Queluz Palace witnessed magnificent festivities.

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Mountain Estrela

It is in the Mountain of Estrela that the Mondego River is born; the Torre (Tower) is the highest point in mainland Portugal. But the mountain is also the birthplace of important figures for the Portuguese Discoveries, such as Pedro Álvares Cabral.

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Trás-os-Montes

The region of Trás-os-Montes has always been marked by its frontier location. Target of attack in periods of instability, and important center of commerce in times of peace. But never failing to impress with its beautiful locations.

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