Elvas

Elvas is a city in the Alentejo region of Portugal. The Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Get in

Elvas is easily reached by bus, often from Évora.

See

Elvas is very close to Badajoz, Spain and has been fortified at different times. That makes it worth while to wander round looking at the work of different periods.

The old aqueduct is a great architectural view - five stories in parts - and it's staggering to see how narrow was its channel.

the aqueduct

Sleep

Go next

Évora, Portalegre, Vila Viçosa, Estremoz, Castelo de Vide, Marvão, and Badajoz in Spain.

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