STAY AT THE ANCIENT SANTA MARIA DE FLOR DA ROSA MONASTERY
The TIKI TOURS June 2019 ‘Timeless Portugal & Madeira’ tour includes stays in some of Portugal’s finest Pousadas in the Alentejo area.
This massive area of Portugal stretching from the southern banks of the River Tajo down to the mountain ranges of the Algarve. Covering almost a third of the country, it’s largely characterised by expansive, rolling plains, and is often referred to as the bread basket of the country because of its agricultural nature. Wherever you go in Alentejo, however, you’ll be able to enjoy the slow pace of rural life, a chance to really relax and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings. Between the cork plantations, wheat fields and vineyards of Alentejo you find stunning medieval cities and villages, this is where we find some of the best historic Pousadas in Portugal.
Each of the Alentejo Pousadas offers you distinctive accommodation in delightful historic buildings, an ideal base for your stay in the area where you can enjoy a restful stay, traditional food and much more.
The Pousadas de Portugal are synonymous with culture, history and tradition. Castles, Palaces, Monasteries, Halls of kings and Rooms of Queens… This refined hotel group offers the ultimate immersive Portuguese experience in some of the country’s most historical and iconic properties.
The Pousada Mosteiro do Crato is located in the village of Flor da Rosa, county of Crato, in the middle of Alto Alentejo, 22 km from the city of Portalegre. This Monastery is one of the most emblematic works of the region and one of the most original Gothic buildings in Portugal.
It was built in the Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Flor da Rosa and is comprised of three distinct buildings: the Gothic-style church-fort, the Gothic castellated palace with alterations from the 1500's and the rest of the monastery grounds, in Moorish and Renaissance styles.
Refined contemporary elegance goes a long way
Discover the warm hospitality in some of Portugal’s finest boutique hotels and experience the most delicious delicacies in exquisite and historic surroundings. On tour you will enjoy a traditional 3 course meal each night based on regional cuisine and wine.
With such beautiful surroundings, one can only sleep tight at night…