Castle in Alcoutim


Alcoutim's flower-ringed, 13th-century castelo has sweeping views over the village rooftops and river. Inside the grounds is the Núcleo Museológico de Arqueologia (Archaeological Museum), displaying ruined...

Portuguese in Alcoutim

O Soeiro

Opening to a terrace with views of the river, this cheap and cheerful family-run lunch spot is a good bet for its charcoal-grilled chicken, sizzling pork steaks and sardines (all served with salad and chips)....

Beach in Alcoutim

Praia Fluvial

The main attraction for most day trippers is this sandy riverside beach on a narrow tributary of the Rio Guadiana, equipped with a cafe, palm-leaf umbrellas and a lifeguard in summer. The setting is lovely. From...

Portuguese in Alcoutim

O Camané

Algarvian and Alentejan dishes at this central spot include porco preto (Iberian pig), açorda (bread soup) and cozido de grão (chickpea stew). Opening hours fluctuate outside summer. Cash only.