In the region there are many activities to fill your leisure time; take your pick from:
• Terena Castle.
• Terena’s Santuário da Boa Nova (Fortified Medieval Church).
• Endovélico (pre-Christian, pagan temple ruins).
• The town of Vila Viçosa, the Royal Palace, the Transport museum, the Marble mining museum and the Hunting
• 20 minutes away is the fortified medieval Town of Monsaraz, perched high on a hill with all its beauty, history, craftwork and magnificent landscapes.
• Walk to Lucefecit dam where you can swim, make a picnic or canoe.
• Journey to the Alqueva, the largest man-made reservoir in Europe.
• Follow the many pedestrian circuits.
• Visit the Esporão winery, where you can taste wine and regional products, visit the cellars and the wine-making facilities.
• Participate in the many regional and local summer fairs.
• Bird watching.
• Star-gaze in one of the clearest night skies in Europe.

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The Herdade dos Barros offers 7 cosy rooms decorated with simplicity, each room being decorated in typical Alentejo style.

All rooms have private bathroom, air conditioning, television and of course, a panoramic view over the Herdade grounds…

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We offer a wide variety of traditional Alentejano food, from 'Migas with spare ribs' to 'Stuffed partridge', as well as 'Pork steaks from the famous Alentejano black pigs', through 'Hare Casserole' and 'Fish soup', as well as many other specialities…

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On our cafe terrace, you can relax and enjoy the sight of Terena castle while you sip your coffee, or even something stronger. This is the perfect place to unwind after discovering the landscapes and culture during your walks around…

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