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Elvas is a city in Portugal, in the Alentejo region.

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Elvas is easily reached by bus, often from Evora.

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Elvas is very close to Badajoz,Spain and has been fortified at different times. That makes it worth while to wander round looking at the work of different periods.

The old aqueduct is a great architectural view - five stories in parts - and it's staggering to see how narrow was its channel.

the aqueduct

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  • Pousada de Elvas - Santa Luzia, Charming Hotel, Avenida de Badajoz (Assunção) 7350-097 Elvas, +351-268 637 470 / 268 637 472 (, fax: +351-268 622 127), [1].  edit

Today, this charming hotel in Elvas offers its guests not only all possible comfort but also the best Alentejo cuisine, especially the renowned bacalhau dourado (golden codfish), or its famous dish of pork trotters in a coriander marinade.

  • Hotel D. Luis Elvas, 3 star hotel, Avenida de Badajoz s/n 7530-903 Elvas, +351 268 636 710, [2]. Beautifully situated in a "castle city", the Hotel D. Luis Elvas provides you a starting point inside the walls of Elvas to visit a region rich in culture and history. This 3 star Hotel one of the first hotels to flourish in Elvas is perfect for holidays or short breaks. The Hotel has 85 rooms, with private bathroom. Garden, Outdoor swimming pool, bar with terrace, 24-Hour front desk, Living Room, Daily Newspapers  edit
  • Guesthouse Garcia de Orta, Avenida Garcia de Orta nº3A 7530-048 Elvas, +351 268 623 152, [3]. Located in the border town of Elvas, the guests house Garcia de Orta provides its customers with friendly service in a family environment. Right in the heart of the city is an ideal place for those who visit for business or pleasure.The proximity of the historic wall that defines a fortified perimeter around the town and other monuments of recognised beauty and interest, and the most commercially active area will make your stay more pleasant, surrounding you with traditional useful services.  edit

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