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. Its fortifications are the greatest bastions of the whole world and are candidates for World Heritage Site.
Sites must visit the county of Elvas
Historic Centre of Elvas (***)
-Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Be antiga Elvas (**)
-Church of Dominicas (old convent of Dominican nuns) (*)
-Museum of Contemporary Arts of Elvas (*)
Aqueduct of mulberry (**)
– Republic Square (*)
Fortifications of Elvas (candidate for World Heritage) (****)
-Forte of Grace (***)
-Forte de Santa Luzia (*)
-Eighteenth-century walls, Arab and medieval works and adjoining Elvas (**)
-Forte de Santa Luzia (**)
-Castle of Elvas with its panorama (*)
Outside the city:
-Bridge Aid and the landscaped environment (*)

Other places with tourist interest:
-St. Peter's Church
-Church of the Savior
-Church of the Third Order of St. Francis
-Church of St. Dominic
-Shrine of Jesus of Mercy
-Torre medieval Fernandina
-Anta Coutada of the Barbacena
-Castle Barbacena

Notable figures related Elvas national and global scale:
-Antonio Luis de Meneses, MARQUIS DE MARIALVA
-Nery Delgado

Tourist Office of Elvas:
-Back of Tourism: 268 622 23

Festivals and Fairs:
-Feast of Jesus of Good Faith and Fair gardeners (1No end-of-week of September)
-Feira de São Mateus (last week of September)

Sites of Interest:
-Câmara Municipal de Elvas
-Photographers Elvas

Gastronomy:
-Tomato Soups
-Feijoada
-Açorda
-Gaspacho
-Migas with ribs
-Feet with coriander
-Lamb Stew
-Carne de Porco a Alentejo
-Fish of the Scheldt River
-Sericaia
-Clams of Elvas

Where to sleep:
Quinta de Santo António Elvas

Where to Eat:
The Goal

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