Home of the genuine Lusitano Horse, the Alentejo lives its great equestrian tradition, even on the 21st century. Come and watch it closely.
It is in the immense Alentejo plain landscapes, even green or golden, according to the epoch of the year, that the genuine Lusitano Horse is bred.
The dry and mild weather is perfect for horse riding, specially around the lovely Maranhão dam and by the extensive fields of the region. This is also a great opportunity to ride these wonderful animals, intelligent and docile, with a noble and elegant appearance.
Take the opportunity to visit the amazing Coudelaria Alter, a big farm where racehorses are bred, the most ancient of the world, founded in 1748, where these wonderful specimens that once composed the Royal horsemanship, are bred.
Take a break and taste the flavours of the famous Alentejo cuisine, and let yourself get delighted with such amazing and traditional recipes.