Set Fortifications of Elvas (****) classified as World Heritage Site (Historical and cultural heritage) – Unesco

Fortifications of Elvas was with joy that I received the good news that the fortifications of Elvas (****) were classified as World Heritage by UNESCO on 30 June 2012. Are our 14-rated … (Read more)

Tourist Guide of Elvas

Elvas is a monumental town and few cities have a Portuguese so well preserved historic center. The traveler who sees the city by far impresses with its mighty fortifications, but no suspicion of artistic richness of its historic center. … (Read more)

Church of Our Lady of Consolation (Dominican) (Elvas) (*)

Did you know ... the church of Dominicas, Elvas, stands in place of a Templar chapel dedicated to Mary Magdalene and that its unusual octagonal shape reminds us Rotunda church of the Convent of Christ in Tomar (*****)? … (Read more)

Aqueduct of mulberry (Elvas) (**)-World Heritage

The aqueduct Amoreiras is one of five notable aqueducts Portugal – the rest are:   – Águas Livres Aqueduct (***), Lisbon – Pegões aqueduct Altos (**), Tomar-Aqueduct Arches Garden (*), … (Read more)

Inn Quinta de Santo Antonio where the Alentejo embraces baroque scholarship (Elvas) (Article sponsored)

Elvas is one of the most beautiful cities of the Alentejo because it has a rich monumental heritage, especially his monumental historical center (***) and their military strongholds (***), who are candidates for World Heritage. In Elvas … (Read more)