Discover the interior East Algarve, and the hills above Tavira! The Caldeirão mountains present astonishing landscapes, as well a wonderful natural, human and architectonic heritage.
The lovely Caldeirão Mountain is situated in the border with the Algarve and the Alentejo regions. The mountains present astonishing landscapes, as well a wonderful natural, human and architectonic heritage, housing a large number of diversified species of fauna and flora.
We'll take you to Cachopo , a picturesque mountain village, to see as some craftsmen work, and to visit the ethnographic museum in S. Brás de Alportel, with its exquisite traditional handicraft exhibit.
From the characteristic vegetation of the Caldeirão, see the sobreiro (Quercus suber) and medronheiro (Arbutus unedo).
The typical houses of the Caldeirão Mountain are built in stone blocks, painted in white with cane. Throughout the territory can be found several rural heritage of other times, like water mills, dams, windmills, barns, among other symbols of a rural lifestyle with ancestral origins.
In the neighbourhoods of the beautiful Guadiana Valley we will take you to visit the village of Alcoutim in the border with Spain.
Find secret places and special moments off the beaten path and discover the Algarve others do not know about!