Our Location & The Region
Directions from Lisbon:
Directions from Faro:
Climate: Alentejo enjoys 275 days of sunshine per year. During the summer, the temperatures range between 20 and 35 ° C. Winter is mild with temperatures between 15°C and 19°C.
Local time: GMT (same as in the UK).
Documents: EU guests (Shengen agreement), identity card or passport (mandatory with photograph for children). From countries outside Schengen agreement, a passport is mandatory.
GSM: In Portugal you can normally be reached on your portable using roaming. Check with your operator for more information.
Pets: Admitted under certain conditions.
| THE REGION
Located in the Baixo Alentejo province, known as one of the less polluted areas of Europe, the portuguese town of Vidigueira is famous for several reasons:
D. Vasco da Gama, in return for his services to the Kingdom of Portugal, was distinguished as Earl of Vidigueira, where he lived and died after his numerous travels. Its undulating land covered with olive-trees and vineyards is harmonious and relaxing. Its climate, pleasant, dry and warm makes it a quiet and peaceful destination. The regional gastronomy – “carne de porco à alentejana, “sopa de beldroegas”, “sopa de cação”, “conventuais” desserts, game and wild specialties – is well known.. The wines are considered amongst the best of Portugal.
In the surrounding area, historical or leisure interesting sites are countless :
A wonderful region to discover and enjoy…