Costa da Guia
Among the poorest, least-developed, least-populated areas in western Europe, the Alentejo has been called both the Provence and the Tuscany of Portugal. Neither is accurate especially when you see this 3 Bedroom Villa With Private Swimming Pool In Costa Da Guia For Sale!
Its surroundings is not as pretty and, apart from in the capital Evora, its food isn’t as sophisticated. The appeals of this land of wheatfields, cork oak forests, wildflower meadows and tiny white-washed towns, are more subtle than in France or Italy’s poster areas. To travel here is to step back in time 40 or 50 years. Life rolls along at a treacly speed; there’s an unnerving stillness to the landscape. But that stillness ends suddenly at the Atlantic Ocean, where there is drama in spades.