Monte do Colmeal – Country House & Wine is located 2 km from the village of Mourão and 20 km from the medieval village of Monsaraz, with its beautiful river beaches, recently awarded the Blue Flag. This is the perfect location to take advantage of the best that Alentejo has to offer, from the best wines of Portugal to the best gastronomy, proven by the awards attributed to the region in the contest “7 Maravilhas à Mesa”.
The Museum of Luz is a museum located in the village of Luz, Mourão county, Évora, Portugal. Founded in 2003, this space gathers all the information about the relocation of the village of Luz, with photographs, videos and ethnographic and archaeological collections.
The river beach of Mourão is located next to the picnic area, about 1km from the village of Mourão. The beach with 320m of sand of which 100m are guarded is the largest certified beach of the lake of Alqueva. It has a lawn, 45 sun umbrella and a floating pool. Located next to the Mourão picnic area, the access to the beach is through a wooden walkway. In the picnic area are wooden tables and benches, shaded areas and barbecue grills.
The castle of Monsaraz was built by D. Dinis in 1310 on an existing defensive structure, which began with a prehistoric ruins and later with Roman, Visigoth and Arab buildings. Today, it’s classified as a National Monument, a privileged viewpoint on the Alqueva Lake.
Wine is an intrinsic part of Alentejo culture. Like the blood that runs in our veins, wine connects every village or town through its people and customs. Savor the taste of tradition with a simple glass of wine in our wineshop or in any of the wineries on the Alentejo Wine Route.
There are few places like this to discover the best food that combines endogenous products with excellent service and hospitality. Alentejo cuisine can be felt in the streets of Mourão, from the smallest tavern to the best known restaurant.
São Pedro do Corval, Portugal’s largest pottery center, a land of masters and their families, with generations dedicated to the trade. Adobe bricks and clay objects are hand-crafted every day at small workshops that line the main street of the village, being a living proof of the activity in the region.