8- Elvas is a county located in the Southern District of Portalegre, limited by the District of Évora and Spain, with 630 square kilometers in area, 25 000 inhabitants and 11 parishes. Although its geography Alentejo not mistaken, the Municipality of Elvas has two excellent plans of water in dams and Fall of the Alqueva. Therefore, the occupations are fishing and nautical attractive offers, in addition to hunting. The restoration of the County has a capacity of five thousand people at the table, while the hotel has a capacity of one thousand beds. The varied and delicious cuisine of the Alentejo can be found in restaurants County, where the presence of fresh seafood and quality attract numerous visitors. The City has many cultural facilities, pointing out the Coliseum Rondão Jose Almeida (6500 seats) and four Museums of Contemporary Art, Sacred Art, Military and Photography. The monumentality of Elvas is very valuable: Aqueduct Amoreira, Strong Grace and Santa Luzia, seventeenth-century Cathedral, castle, churches and military heritage buildings are exponents of a visit advisable.
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