Things to see and do - Mértola
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Mértola Travel guide
Mértola : Michelin's recommendations
Mértola is alone in the middle of the sweeping landscape of the Alentejo and suddenly appears all white, in an amphitheatre shape on a hillside at the confluence of the Guadiana and the Oeiras. It is a small town dominated by a restored keep and the ruined surrounding wall of a fortified 13C castle. It has preserved from its Arab past an old mosque now converted into a church.
Tourist attractions Mértola : Things to see and do
Heading along the Guadiana from its estuary towards the little town of Mértola (which is in the Alentjo), the Algarve reveals a more traditional and tranquil side. This is best seen in spring or autumn, when the surrounding heights are green and bloo..
You will notice behind the altar, the old mihrab, a niche from which the imam ran the religious services and the overstepped arch of the door which opens onto the sacristy. The pretty vaults date from the 13C. In the rua da Republica, at no.2, a smal..
Rua Dr. Afonso Costa Nº 112 P - 7750-352 Mértola
Situated in the historic centre of Mértola, Hotel Museu offers picturesque views of the Guadiana River and free WiFi. Next to the reception of the hotel is a museum showing archaeological excavation work. The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Museu fea..