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Land of pilgrimage

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The remains of the castle and the main church, fortress-church and beautiful example of Manueline style of Alentejo region, are the main attractions of the council’s headquarters. In the surroundings, there is the greatest pilgrimage sanctuary in Alentejo region: Nossa Senhora de Aires sanctuary. Its church assembles a vast and peculiar ex-votos’ collection. Viana do Alentejo is council’s headquarters, including three civil parishes. It is placed in the south area of Évora district, surrounded by irrigated “quintas”. It has been inhabited since Roman times. Rich in historical testimonies and monuments, Viana do Alentejo is set in beautiful landscapes, typical of this region, with small mounts here and there. In the neighbour Alcáçovas village, you can visit the Cowbell Museum, offering a private collection that includes hundreds of cowbells, bells and so on.


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