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
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.
from Portugal Wildscapes,   Portugal Wildscapes
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.
from Portugal Wildscapes,   Portugal Wildscapes