Alqueva was a remote and ignored village, somewhere in the parish of Portel, district of Évora, until one day they decided to build a dam on the nearby Guadiana river.

Much of the village had to be changed, and the name of the dam, which created the largest artificial lake in Europe, made it famous.

Highlights in Alqueva:

The dam and all the recreational opportunities it provides and tourism is exploring.

Coimbra district

Alqueva – visits in the beginning

Alqueva - Village by the Dam A remote and unknown village, this village became a known name after the decision ... Read More

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