Alentejo is the least populated region of Portugal. This vast, gently undulated landscape, with a sparse vegetation of mostly cork oaks and olive trees, and occasional quinta or ruin atop a hill resembles savannah, is a place to see when discovering Portugal. The summers are usually very hot but spring and late summer would be an ideal time to visit the in-land Alentejo. Many Adegas (cellars) also run boutique hotels, so you can take part of the wine harvest, or taste the flavours of their local produce.
The west consists of a long and much cooler coastline, with some of the most beautiful scenery and beaches in Europe, lined with cliffs and endless sand.
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