Typical house in the historic center of the village on the banks of the River Guadiana, on the border with Spanish village, two entrances and terrace overlooking the river. Kitchen and 2 rooms on the ground floor, 2 bedrooms and 1 toilet on the upper floor. 50m from the Castle, 200m from the Blue Flag Fluvial Beach and Nautical Center (with gym and conditions for canoeing and sailing) 30 km from the extensive Atlantic beach front with access via the IC 27 freeway, 30 km from the Village of Mértola, away from the tourist centers of the coast of Alg. The area has museums, important archaeological remains, pedestrian paths, bird watching, plant and insect observation, 13 hunting tourist reserves, rich regional gastronomy and local production and sale of handicrafts. 100m from the health center, 50m from the pharmacy, tourist office, library, video library, internet space and wirless area, ATM / banks, restaurants, shops and services. Tranquil paradise between the Serra do Caldeirão and the Guadiana River
Historical and Cultural Heritage: Vila de Alcoutim - Castle, built in the reign of D. Dinis, expanded in the sec. XVII, military functions until 1878. Mother Church - enlarged in 1538-1554, from the First Renaissance. Ermida Nossa Senhora da Conceição-reconstructed beginning of the century. XVI (Manueline portal) and century XVIII, Baroque altarpiece, staircase exemplar baroque scenography. Chapel of St. Anthony - Sacred Art. Old Castle - Ruins. Menires de Lavajo - Megalithic monument from the Neolithic period, 3500 A. .. Pereiro, Igreja Matriz - séc. XVI. Giões, Mother Church - 1565; Hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Oliveira - late medieval. Martilongo, Mother Church - 1518-1554; Hermitage of the Holy Spirit - 1500; Hermitage of S. Sebastião - medieval late, rebuilt in 1565; Hermitage of Stª Justa - late medieval. Cowboys, Mother Church - 1565; Hermitage of S. Bento - Séc. XVII. Montinho das Laranjeiras-'Villa 'Romana, Christian Church century 6/7 Byzantine period and monastery séc. 13. Álamo-'Villa 'Romana, Visigoths and Moors. Warriors of the River, Guadiana River Museum.
Natural Heritage: Guadiana River - Excellent for the observation of spontaneous, autochthonous vegetation, highlighting aromatic herbs and medicinal plants, among the enormous diversity of plants and trees, riverside cultivation, excellent preservation of the habitats of multiple species of birds , animals and insects and small settlements. Sailed by the Phoenicians in the 19th century. VIII BC was a commercial route for successive peoples. Nautical Center - practice of canoeing and sailing (with periods of strong currents) and Marina - boat trips. Fluvial beach, guarded, in Ribeira de Cadavais, B. Blue, Accessible Beach, with picnic park, geriatric park, Volleyball field, Beach support. 8 Pedestrian paths, which take us on a trip to the past and a stunning encounter with nature. Serra do Caldeirão - 300 thousand ha of mountain range, climate of continental / Mediterranean characteristics. Hunting - 13 tourist reserves, in this area abundant in hunting - rabbits, hares, partridges, wild boars. Guided Tours - P. Tourism. Between the Natural Park of the Guadiana Valley and the Natural Park of Ria Formosa.
Attractions and activities: Ecological Tourism. Almond blossom in February, early spring and warm days, cold nights. Festivals, Fairs and Pilgrimages, ethnography, handicrafts, regional gastronomy. 9 Museum nucleus and Exhibition gallery. river transport to the Spanish village. Freshwater fishing - reed. Handicraft - possible to get from the craftsmen. Plastering, carpentry, hardware, basketwork, weaving, pottery, embroidery and wooden artifacts. Figurative - jute dolls and flowers made from corn husks. 20 minutes from the Atlantic beach front (IC27) of Vila Real de St Antonio and Ayamonte. Regular cultural events in the summer period, live music in Praça da Vila every Wednesday. 6 restaurants, 5 cafeterias with terrace, 2 shop / small supermarket.Get the full listing »