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There are several wonderful beaches in Alentejo excellent for swimming and sunbathing.

There are several wonderful beaches in Alentejo excellent for swimming and sunbathing.

The most popular beaches in Alentejo are Troia Beach, Praia da California, Praia de Galapinhos, Comporta Beach, Fonte da Telha Beach, Figueirinha Beach, and Praia da Lagoa de…

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Alentejo has a diverse and delicious cuisine that every traveller would love. There are several high-end restaurants in Alentejo where you can sample local dishes with a more elegant touch.

Alentejo has a diverse and delicious cuisine that every traveller would love. There are several high-end restaurants in Alentejo where you can sample local dishes with a more elegant touch.

Popular gourmet restaurants in Alentejo are Restaurante Esporao, Herdade do Grous Restaurant, Restaurante Divinus, and Quinta do Tagus.

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Alentejo does not offer many shopping opportunities and the limited shopping options are surely not luxurious.

Alentejo does not offer many shopping opportunities and the limited shopping options are surely not luxurious.

However, there are several shops across the region selling local delicacies, wine, and handcrafts.

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There are several sightseeing attractions and landmarks in Alentejo, where you will be able to discover more about the history of the region and the country.

There are several sightseeing attractions and landmarks in Alentejo, where you will be able to discover more about the history of the region and the country.

The most popular sights in Alentejo are Castelo de Marvao, Monsaraz Castle and Walls, Centro Historico de Evora, Santuario Nacional de Cristo Rei, Capela dos Ossos, Cabo Espichel,…

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Alentejo hosts several hotels with gourmet restaurants that offer dishes based on the diverse and delicious cuisine of Alentejo.

Alentejo hosts several hotels with gourmet restaurants that offer dishes based on the diverse and delicious cuisine of Alentejo.

The main ingredients of Alentegan cuisine are garlic, fresh coriander, and poejo, similar to mint.

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An Alentejan meal typically starts with olives, bread, and fresh or dry cheeses.

An Alentejan meal typically starts with olives, bread, and fresh or dry cheeses.

Fresh cheese is usually curd eaten with a sprinkling of salt and pepper with bread. The dry cheese varies and can be as soft as cheddar or hard as parmesan.

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Acorda is the most popular soup in Alentejo and consists of stale bread in a broth of water, olive oil, salt, garlic, fresh coriander, and topped with a poached egg.

Acorda is the most popular soup in Alentejo and consists of stale bread in a broth of water, olive oil, salt, garlic, fresh coriander, and topped with a poached egg.

Moreover, keep in mind that Seafood Acorda is a pretty delicious alternative as well.

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Alentejan cuisine includes many sweet desserts with egg yolks, sugar, dusted almonds, and cinnamon being the main ingredients.

Alentejan cuisine includes many sweet desserts with egg yolks, sugar, dusted almonds, and cinnamon being the main ingredients.

Best desserts to try in Alentejo; "Nun's Tummy" is one of the many dishes that requires up to 24 egg yolks. Tiborna is a type of cake made with the same ingredients as "Nun's…

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Gay acceptance in Alentejo is at moderate levels since it is an enclosed community, however, the locals are generally very friendly so you will feel welcome and comfortable.

Gay acceptance in Alentejo is at moderate levels since it is an enclosed community, however, the locals are generally very friendly so you will feel welcome and comfortable.

Bear in mind that when in public, a discreet behavior is always recommended by either homosexual or heterosexual couples.

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Alentejo for gay travelers who enjoy spending countless hours doing activities in the nature!

Alentejo for gay travelers who enjoy spending countless hours doing activities in the nature!

Alentejo is a fascinating part of Portugal, with beautiful landscapes, amazing nature, beaches, forests and tons of outdoor activities to do. Gay & Lesbian life is not developed…

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