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Évora and Monsaraz, Alentejo

Alentejo is a region that has so much to give.

From the ancient heritage to gastronomy, the immense fields where you can lose yourself in the unbelievably beautiful sunsets, wine tastings, welcoming people and so much more!

Today we are going to Évora and Monsaraz, these two cities are a beacon of hope, showing us that a sustainable future is not only possible but achievable.

They serve as an inspiration for all of us to do our part in protecting and preserving our planet for future generations.

Let us follow their lead and strive towards a more sustainable and brighter future for us all.

Why are these places one of the most sustainable in Portugal?

☘ The region is rich in cultural heritage, including the historic center of Évora, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Efforts are made to preserve and protect the cultural heritage of the region through various initiatives.

☘ Is also known for its use of renewable energy, including solar and wind power. Many homes and businesses have installed solar panels and wind turbines.

☘ Known for its traditional agricultural practices, including organic farming and the use of local and traditional seeds. Farmers also use sustainable irrigation techniques to conserve water resources.

☘ They have implemented effective waste management systems, including recycling programs and composting facilities. The waste produced in the region is reused or recycled, reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills.

☘ They have made efforts to promote sustainable tourism by developing eco-friendly accommodations, promoting local and organic food, and incentivizing local craft businesses.

Imagine yourself having a cooking class within Monsaraz Castel walls!!


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