It was the site of the signing of the "Concession of Évora Monte" on May 26, in 1834 which ended the civil war between Don PedroIV and Don Miguel, after which Don Miguel went into exile.
It stands on fortifications going back to Roman times and occupies a spectacular position.
The view from the top of the hill!
Typical Alentejo houses
Detail on the date written on the floor in front of Evoramontes' Church - reading 1873.
Inside the castle area there are no gardens just because there´s no space. The only way women have to have a garden is using planters; and as it is too dry you can't grow all sorts of flowers! But look what they managed to do!! They grow cactus and they look BEAUTIFUL!