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Alvito is a town and municipality in Baixo Alentejo, Portugal.


Alvito town hall.

Alvito (ahl-VEE-too, /aɫ.ˈvi.tu/) has 2,276 residents (2021 preliminary).

Visitor information[edit]

Get in[edit]

Regional bus service is provided by Rodoviária do Alentejo.

Alvito is on the N257 and N258 roads. Vila Nova da Baronia is on the N383.

Get around[edit]

Map of Alvito


  • 1 Castelo de Alvito (Castle of Alvito). Built between 1494 and 1504, this medieval castle is a national monument. It served both as a military fortification and as a royal residence. The architecture is a mixture of Moorish, Gothic, and Manueline styles. Castle of Alvito (Q4993716) on Wikidata Castle of Alvito on Wikipedia
  • 2 Palácio de Água de Peixes. This palace, a national monument, dates back to the 12th century, with current features dating from the 1500s. Palácio de Água de Peixes (Q10344039) on Wikidata




  • 1 O Buraco da Zorra, Largo do Relógio 12, +351 284 485 218. 12:00–00:00 daily. Regional Alentejan food. Mid-range.
  • 2 Restaurante O Casão, Rua Joaquim Henrique da Silva 4, Vila Nova da Baronia, +351 284 475 307. M–Sa 10:00–00:00, Su 10:00–16:00. Traditional Alentejan regional cooking. Mid-range.
  • 3 Café Restaurante O Francês, Avenida dos Bombeiros Voluntários 30, +351 965 070 740. 06:30–00:00 daily. Don't let the name ("The Frenchman") fool you. They serve Alentajan cuisine. Budget.




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