Monsaraz

The medieval town of Mosaraz, located atop a hill in the middle of the interior plains of the Alentejo, is one of the most beautiful in Portugal.
A visit to Monsaraz is also a journey through time. Marked by lime and the shale becomes “Monsaraz Open Museum” every year during the month of July, opportunity to learn the habits and customs of Alentejo in handicraft, food and various cultural performances that are taking place there, including ┬ámusic, theater, dance and art exhibitions.

Considered one of the oldest towns in Portugal, Monsaraz has recorded evidence of settlement since prehistoric times, and was initially a fortress fortified.

 

Monsaraz
Monsaraz