What to Do

The municipal action to safeguard the Historic Centre of Arraiolos with promotional initiatives, such as “O Tapete está na Rua”, or in English, “The Rug is on the Street”, or initiatives to disseminate the recognised cultural value of its cuisine (through the “Mostra Gastronómica”, or “Cuisine Show”); the Interpretive Centre of the Arraiolos Rug and…

Where to Stay

Arraiolos invites you to travel the paths of our history: climb to the Castle, unique for its circular wall, browse through its seven hundred years of history, let the legends of the “Eternal Bride” wander through your imagination and visit the Lóios Convent, the Church of Misericórdia with its 16th century tile work, the Roman…

Cuisine

In Arraiolos, we find the influence of the Mediterranean diet, the typical dishes of the region, the smoked sausages and the wines, the cheeses and the honey, the pies and bacon pastries, the convent sweets and the liqueurs, in a mixture of flavours from time immemorial that have endured into our times and the dissemination…

The Land of Rugs, Flavours and Traditions

Arraiolos, Alentejo’s colourful rug village, with significant historical, cultural, natural and scenic heritage, invites you to travel the paths of our history, our cuisine and our tradition. Historical Note Arraiolos Rugs The Largest Arraiolos Rug The Municipality

Visit

Visit the Municipality of Arraiolos. Travel through our history and discover the traces of rural life in our cuisine, where uses and customs marked by time, coming from the bustle of the fields and turned into tradition, are synonymous with the unique and intrinsic flavours and aromas of the Alentejo plain. Monuments Interpretive Centre of…