Absolutely a must to visit this historic medieval village which is one of the most typical and beautiful places of Portugal and surely the most beautiful view of the interior of the Alentejo. Conquered in 1167 by the Christian knight Giraldo, The Fearless, the same conqueror of Évora, was later territory of the mythical Templar Knights that left a legacy of mystery and a very particular urbanity. The Guadiana River, due to the Alqueva dam, forms the largest artificial lake in Europe that in Monsaraz acquires a unique view that we promise you will never forget it. Discover also traces of ancient Arabian heritage board games or surprise yourself with an unexpected bullring.
In this trip to the interior of the Alentejo you will discover a mysterious prehistoric megalithic structure and you will have the opportunity to participate in an ancient pagan ritual practiced by people who have lived in this territory since time immemorial. Finally visit the largest pottery center in Portugal where, since prehistoric times, has been originated by handicrafts some of the most beautiful ceramic patrimony of Portuguese culture.