TERRAS SEM SOMBRA FESTIVAL February 15th and 16th Since 2013, the Festival Terras sem Sombra has brought together music, heritage and biodiversity in a serene chord that sounds beyond the plain. With the aim of sharing the cultural and natural legacy of the Alentejo, the Festival presents what is most fascinating here, from historic centers […]
The fair runs from 9 to 11 September in the small village of Vale do Poço and celebrates the agricultural tradition of the county of Mértola. In the Fair several exhibitors will showcase the best of the local agricultural sector, agricultural machinery and local products. The fair program includes exhibitions of animals, food, music and […]
Music, popular balls, exhibitions, sports and sardines are some of the ingredients of Mértola’s traditional Festas da Vila. The Festas take place in june in the Guadina river pier. For more information please contact the local Tourism Office.
During the Arab Festival, all of Mértola resounds with a mixture of sounds from the other side of the Mediterranean. In the “souk”, the leather goods, the djellabas, the incense, the sandalwood, the mint tea, the spices and the mixture of Arabic and Portuguese voices give a special colour, aroma and melody to the streets […]
Runs annually in the riverside village of Pomarão. It is a distinctly gastronomy oriented event to promote the potential of the Guadiana river, the traditional fishing activity and the cuisine of the region. The different “taberns” delight the guests with delicacies such as fried mullet, catfish or eel stew, among many others. In the event […]
The HUNTING FAIR of MÉRTOLA offers many entertaining highlights to ensure that the exhibition visit becomes an unforgettable experience. Besides the comprehensive product offer of the exhibitors, a diverse accompanying programme also makes a visit to the Fair a truly enjoyable experience. Examples are the bird of prey and hunting dog presentations, the dog’s races, […]
In August adrenalin arrives to Mértola and Mina de S. Domingos. In the event “Mértola Radical” adventure reaches the air, land or water. The program of activities includes: Paintball; Paragliding and tandem flights; Blob Jumping; Bungee jumping and much more.
In Mértola, in may, the space between walls, commonly referred to as “Old Town” or “Historical Center” is the venue chosen for the MUR Festival. The old town is a location with high scenic value and therefore also interesting as a welcoming space for cultural and artistic activities. In this new event the performances take […]
People, flavours, aromas, experiences, culture and crafts brought together in a genuinely traditional and popular event. An excellent opportunity to sample the best that is produced in Mértola. Unique flavours that combine tradition and quality. The life and soul of the party are the cheeses, honey and bread, but you will also find sausages, sweets, […]