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Alcoutim is a town and municipality in Portugal's Algarve region, across from Spain on the Guadiana River.


Roman ruins at Villa Romana do Montinho das Laranjeiras.

Alcoutim (ahl-koo-TEEM , /aɫ.ko.ˈtĩ/) municipality has 2,521 residents (2012 preliminary). It is one of the three landlocked municipalities in the Algarve.

Visitor informationEdit

Get inEdit

Eva Transportes offers regional bus service, with route 34 proving a connection from Vila Real de Santo António.

The nearest motorway is the A22 (Via do Infante de Sagres). From exit 18, follow IC27 or N122 to N122-1 into town.

Get aroundEdit


  • 1 Castelo de Alcoutim (Castle of Alcoutim). Medieval 13th-century castle overlooking the Guadiana River.    
  • 2 Museu Municipal Alcoutim, Rua do Município 12, +351 281 540 545, . Several museum sites throughout the municipality. €2.70, youth card holders & seniors (65+) €1.60, kids under 14 free.
  • 3 Villa Romana do Montinho das Laranjeiras. Ruins of a Roman villa.  




  • 1 Beira Rio, Avenida de Duarte Pacheco 8, +351 963 139 028. Tu–Su 07:00–00:00, closed M. Riverside café with tapas and pastry. €4-25.
  • 2 Restaurante O Rio, Avenida Prof. José Maria Mendes Amaral 1, +351 281 546 206, . M–Sa 09:00–23:00, closed Su. Portuguese cuisine near the river. Budget.
  • 3 A Taberna do Ramos, N122. Tu–Su 10:00–01:00, closed M. Tavern in the middle of the countryside. Mid-range.



  • 1 Casa do Vale das Hortas, Estrada Nacional 122, Vale das Hortas, +351 281 547 035, . Check-in: 13:00, check-out: 12:00. Six-room countryside lodging set in the mountains with outdoor salt swimming pool, sun terrace, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €40-54.
  • 2 Hotel d'Alcoutim, Avenida de Espanha 43, +351 911 503 400, . Check-in: 15:00, check-out: 12:00. Four-star, 32-room riverside hotel with outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, bar, in-room balconies, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €36-79.
  • 3 Paisagem do Guadiana Turismo Rural, Barranco das Pereiras, Monte do Álamo, +351 969 342 237. Check-in: 15:00, check-out: 12:00. Ten-room rural riverside inn with outdoor swimming pool with sun umbrellas and beach chairs, restaurant, free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. €56-92.


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