Mining & underground heritage

Places where you may have to use a lantern. Or not. But you will always learn interesting facts about the mining history of Alentejo in our suggestions.

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Industrial Monument · Aljustrel
São Domingos mines
Aljustrel

Abandoned mining complex with surreal views being transformed into a heritage site.  

from Fernando Teigão dos Santos,   Portugal Wildscapes
Archaeological Site · Aljustrel
Castro da Cola
Aljustrel

Explore the ruins of an ancient castle and look for hidden secrets.

from Fernando Teigão dos Santos,   Portugal Wildscapes
Industrial Monument · Aljustrel
Achada do Gamo
Aljustrel

Apocalyptic landscape shaped by metalworking activities decades ago.

from Fernando Teigão dos Santos,   Portugal Wildscapes
Top moderate
15.5 km
5:00 h
180 m
176 m

This route takes you to the heritage mining complex of São Domingos while also passing through some astonishing landscapes.

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Theme trail · Portugal
Aljustrel mining route
12.2 km
4:00 h
138 m
138 m

This walk will introduce you to the culture and mining heritage of the village of Aljustrel.

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