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For other places with the same name, see Monforte (disambiguation).

Monforte is a municipality of 3,300 people (2011) in Alto Alentejo.



Monforte (mohn-FAWR-t(ih), /mõ.ˈfɔɾ.tɨ/) is primarily an agricultural region, with relatively little in the way of urban industry. Cattle and olives are particular specialties of the region.

  • Tourist Office, Church of Madalena. Oct-Dec Mar-Apr: M-F 09:00-16:00, Sat and holidays 10:00-13:00; Jan-Feb: M-F 09:00-16:00.

Get in[edit]

The town sits halfway between the cities of Estremoz and Portalegre. The most used way to reach the village is via IP2.

Get around[edit]

Map of Monforte


  • 1 Villa of Torre de Palma. Roman villa ruins Villa of Torre de Palma (Q25431528) on Wikidata Villa of Torre de Palma on Wikipedia
  • 2 Castle of Monforte (Castelo de Monforte), Rua de Olivença, 7450-138. Vestiges of Monforte Castle, which was built for the defence of the border with the Moors and with Castile Castelo de Monforte (Monforte) (Q9705463) on Wikidata Castle of Monforte (Monforte) on Wikipedia
Our Lady of the Conception Church
  • 3 Our Lady of the Conception Church (Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição). Free Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Monforte) (Q10300364) on Wikidata
Roman bridge
  • 4 Roman Bridge over the Ribeira de Monforte (Ponte Romana Sobre a Ribeira de Monforte). Free Ponte Romana de Monforte (Q10351497) on Wikidata
  • 5 Rossio de Monforte's Calvary Chapel (Capela do Calvário do Rossio de Monforte).
  • 6 Capela de São João Baptista. (Q74258856) on Wikidata






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This city travel guide to Monforte is a usable article. It has information on how to get there and on restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.