Alentejo – a land of vibrant colours, intense flavours and dazzling landscapes.
In this region, rich in history and tradition, you will find the quiet and peace that you seek, far from the hubbub of the cities, accompanied only by the sights and sounds of nature overlooked by the blue sky.
We are In the Évora district, a UNESCO World Heritage city. Herdade dos Barros is beside the beautiful village of Terena. Here you can see not only the castle, but also the Santuário da Boa Nova, one of the rare fortress-churches of Europe and one of the most visited monuments in the Évora district.
This is a region rich in history and monuments … just 15 minutes from Terena you can find Vila Viçosa and its Royal Palace. Twenty minutes away you can be found Monsaraz where you will discover excellent gastronomy and craftwork. Closer to Terena is the Alqueva Reservoir – the biggest artificial reservoir in Europe.
There are so many things to see and do in this region, come and discover breathtaking scenery and our famous hearty eating, relax with the heady aroma of our wines and let yourself be seduced by our region. Come and visit now, we are waiting for you with open arms!!

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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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