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Portuguese in Alte & Salir

Monte da Eira

On Rte 396, 5km north of Loulé in the village of Clareanes, is this smart restaurant, housed in the stables of a converted threshing mill, with several rooms and two outdoor terraces. People come from afar to feast …
Cafe in Alte & Salir

Agua Mel

Alte doesn't have great restaurants, but it makes up for it with this cafe. An exceedingly friendly place, it has a lovely outlook and turns out absolutely scrumptious cakes, pies and other sweet treats; it does the…
Workshop in Alte & Salir

Fábrica de Brinquedos

The school in this hamlet near Alte had fallen into disuse because there weren't enough children. There wasn't much work around, either, so three local women decided to learn a craft and put the building to use. It'…
Museum in Alte & Salir

Pólo Museológico Cândido Guerreiro e Condes de Alte

This museum–cultural space pays homage to Alte’s famous poet, Cândido Guerreiro, along with the Counts of Alte who once lived here. It displays books and paraphernalia and also offers tourist information.
Museum in Alte & Salir

Pólo Museológico de Salir

Within the area encompassed by what remains of Salir's ruined castle, this little museum displays local archaeological finds and offers tourist information.