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Monte Selvagem (Wild Mountain) in Montemoro-o-Novo

Monte Selvagem (Wild Mountain) is outside of Lisbon on the way to Évora in the Alentejo region. It is an animal reserve caring for and protecting many types of species, while also proving an entertaining and educational experience for children and families. About 300 animals of 70...
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International Banda Desenhada (Comic Book) Festival 2016 in Beja

The 12th edition of the International Festival de Banda Desenhada (comic book, or graphic novel) of Beja runs from 27 May to 12 June. This year’s event embraces the historic center of this Alentejo city. In addition to numerous exhibitions and author chats, comic book fans can peruse the Book Market ...
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Rice Museum (Muesu do Arroz) in Comporta

A 1952 rice-husking mill is the home of the Rice Museum. Here, visitors go back in time to see the importance of the cereal in history of Herdade da Comporta. The museum features a collection of used in carpentry and metalwork, associated with the cultivation of rice. There are also old...
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Soap Museum (Museu do Sabão) in Belver, Alentejo

There are only four soap museums around the world…and one of them is in Portugal, in Belver, in the county of Gavião! Museu do Sabão (Soap Museum) documents the history of a region whose inhabitants were known...
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Coffee Museum (Museu do Café) in Portalegre

In Portugal, coffee is a beloved beverage. And for many Portuguese, Delta is their favorite brand of coffee. In 1994, the Delta opened up a museum at their company facility in Portalegre. The museum honors the coffee cycle from plantation to cup. Visitors get to know how coffee is...