Example sentences for: alentejo

How can you use “alentejo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The town is enclosed within star-shaped fortifications, reminiscent of those at Elvas in the Alentejo.

  • Coastal Alentejo

  • Catherine’s family served as rulers of Portugal between 1640 and 1910, but they preferred their estate at Vila Viçosa in the Alentejo (see page 95) to this lonely vastness.

  • The Rossio (Praça Marquês de Pombal) forms the heart of the lower town and is home to the hustle and bustle of a Saturday market, one of the region’s liveliest, where you can buy the famous pottery of Estremoz, tasty local cheese, and any of the other agricultural products of the Alentejo.

  • Portalegre is the prosperous, no-nonsense capital of the northern Alentejo, located near the hills and neolithic monuments of the Serra de São Mamede, 59 km (36 miles) north of Estremoz.

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