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Soap Museum, Belver Village in Gavião

Soap Museum, Belver Village in Gavião

Due to the abundance of raw materials for the soap production, this area had since the 2nd half of the 16th Century a decisive role in the national soap industry. Its Softsoap  and Soapstone were widely known throughout the kingdom.   The soap production took…

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Castle of Castelo de Vide

In a dominant position on top of a hill north of the São Mamede mountains, is of strategic importance due to its proximity to the border. Due to the splendor of the surrounding countryside, the village is known locally as…

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Castle of Marvão

. The castle is part of the Natural Park Serra de São Mamede, on the northern slope of the mountain, in a dominant position over the village and on the strategic line of streak, controlling in the past the crossing…

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Caia Dam

    The Caia Dam has the largest reservoir of Portalegre district, extending from the municipalities of Arronches, Campo Maior and…

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Caia Dam

    The Caia Dam has the largest reservoir of Portalegre district,…

Elvas Cathedral

The current building was erected in 1517 to replace an earlier Gothic…

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