guide to visit
The village is located in an amphitheatre-shaped terrain , where white houses face the river Moura. This river is born in the interior of the Caldeirão Mountain range and, from Odemira, is sailable up into the mouth in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes, in a journey of about 30km, perfect for different type of activities.
With a astonishing coast line, integrated in the Sudoeste Alentejano Natural Park, and both with history and tradition, the Odemira municipality has became lately a quite popular holiday destination, with famous places like Zambujeira do Mar, Vila Nova de Mil Fontes, Carvalhal or Almograve.
From the Castle and the city wall, of Muslims origins, there is not much left nowadays, but a Windmill is still preserved and functioning, and here it is possible to observe the traditional making off the cereals.
The Odemira’s Gastronomy offer is quite varied, with fresh sea fish and shellfish, quality susages and smoked-ham, good cheeses, bread and the traditional Medronho liquor.
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