Amareleja - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
The Amareleja is the hottest place of Portugal, the temperature in summer is 50 º.
Amareleja - FURTHER INFORMATION
Amareleja - Amareleja visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Amareleja' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Alentejo.
The Amareleja was elevated to Villa in August 16, 1991, is one of the parishes of the municipality of Moura, Alentejo, Portugal, more rich in customs, traditions and legends. Its name comes from in that zone; there are many fields in yellow flowers.
In Amareleja, as in the Alentejo denotes great aptitude for producing high quality wines and typicality, recognized worldwide.
The parish's economic base is heavily dependent on the primary sector, which highlights agriculture, olive growing, viticulture and livestock, around which is organized much of the industrial production and trade of the parish, especially the production of olive oil wine, dried grapes and goat cheese.
To emphasize that the Amareleja has the largest Central Solar Photovoltaic in the world, started producing solar energy on March 17, 2008. The Amareleja is hottest place of Portugal, the temperature in summer is 50 º.
Junta de Freguesia de Amareleja
Rui Eng. Luis Guinapo Ferronha, 21
Telefone: 285 982 256
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Flight: Lisbon International Airport (LIS)
Flight: Beja Airport
Road: From Lisbon: A2; A6; N114; N 385