Netflix is streaming its first Portuguese-produced original series, Glória. The spy thriller takes place during the Cold War and is set in the village of Glória do Ribatejo during the 1960s. It is based on a true story, and has many people asking just where is Glória do Ribatejo?
If all you visit when you go to Portugal are Lisbon, the Algarve and Porto, you’ll miss out on some amazing sites and places along the way. Here are a few alternatives to adventurous travellers seeking the real Portugal.
It had been a while. Twenty years, maybe more? I have a vague recollection of Évora Monte (or Évoramonte, both are correct). It is the village you cannot miss — set on a very high hill, seen from miles away, and unmistakable. Its odd castle, looking much like a wedding cake — soaring high above the cork forests of the Alentejo. It is a rare walled town, with a rare palace/castle.
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