Castle of Alvito

The Castle of Alvito, Alentejo, located in the parish and county of Alvito, Beja District, Portugal. The Alentejo town of Alvito is about 30 km from Beja. It is a place that invites you to a haven as a couple or family, in a splendid site involved luxury, charm and refinement.

Mastering a gentle plains northwest of the city of Beja, this monument associated with the military function of the residence, which is why some authors prefer to classify it as a fortified palace. The Alvito Castle presents itself as a mixed building of military architecture and palatial residence, which identifies Islamic, Gothic and Manueline influences.

As a result of the 1755 earthquake, which caused him damage, in 1777 was rebuild and remodel.

The Pousada de Alvito – Inn opened in 1993 through the recovery of a fifteenth-century castle. The building is from 1910, a National Monument and an example of the best of Portuguese architecture, combining the palatial residence and fortress architecture and Islamic, Gothic and Manueline influences.

In its outdoor patio can enjoy the magic composed of light through its stunning lamps surrounding the facade of the castle.

The gardens of Alvito Castle, designed in 1993 by the famous architect Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles, have irrigation clueless in surface carving and were projected in the rigor of which were agricultural spaces and enjoyment of medieval castles.,

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