In the Convent of Maltezas, located in the patio of downtown Estremoz, is placed the Living Science Center. It is a place where Science and Technology break the walls of laboratories that normally confine them, meeting their visitors. It’s the perfect place for adults and kids learn more about planet Earth, a wonderful planet where all the phenomena appears to be linked. Have a wonderful time with your family!
Do not miss the cuisine of the region. Estremoz, located in the central Alentejo and 30 minutes from Évora, is characterized by a typical cuisine of the people’s wisdom. Here prevail spicy soups made with bread and herbs, pork, lamb and bird meats, cheese from sheep’s milk, typical sausages and convent sweets made on the basis of egg yolks, almonds and gila. This region is a treat for the senses! Thus, we leave’s invitation to “taste the region” in the best locations. Delight yourself with the snacks from Gadanha (which is also a typical grocery store), from Adega do Isaías, São Rosas Restaurant (which owes its name to the famous legend of Queen Santa Isabel and the miracle of roses) or Cadeia Quinhentista (born from the ruins of the old chain of Estremoz).
A must-see are also the farms and wine producers. Feel the region through a glass of wine savored in places filled with hard work and history. The wine creation is an art. The wine is a reflection of a detailed work. The knowledge, experience and technology allows to improve with accuracy the different factors that influence the personality of a wine. To emphasize all the natural potential of the wines of Estremoz region – marked with the seal of quality of Alentejo wines -, is the passion of several wine farms that are located a few kilometers from Estremoz. From João Portugal Ramos Cellar, to the irreverent wines of Ricardo Cabaço. To the prominent Borba Cellar, through the Herdade das Servas and the renovated cellar from Quinta do Carmo (the Bacalhôa group) ending at the elite wine tourism “château” from Quinta de Dona Maria.