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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting old town center with tiny streets. A few restaurants/cafes, few people around as well but good to have a grasp about how small cities are in Alentejo.

Thank Luís A
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The beauty of this place is that is not “tricked about” for the tourists, it holds a true feel of rural Portugal. There is a great deal of history here and especially the history of carpet making. Truly worth a visit.

Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Arraiolos was a surprise. A great little town full of traditional portuguese architecture and historical sights. Known for its tapestry work through the centuries the town has many shops and studios selling modern versions. Historic dye pots and fine antique examples can be found in...More

Thank FWontheroad
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

A surprisingly wonderful town with a ton of history. A very traditional Portuguese town. Has a relaxed vibe. We walked everywhere. Beautiful narrow cobblestone streets. Visited the local museum, castle, church and town square.

Thank cougarjoe
Reviewed April 7, 2018

The center of Arraiolos is like going back in time. Medieval looking buildings are everywhere, white with blue trim (and other colors, occasionally). The plaza is large and there are many thriving businesses featuring the beautiful, multi-colored hand woven carpets made by local artisans, but...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

We really loved the quiet main square, locals settled in the square and foundation of the church. Would love to have just spent the afternoon and evening here but must move on. Had empanada chicken at the city square. Different experience and worth it.

Thank somanyfoods
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

With many historical buildings as well as many arraiolos tapestries stores all around, this place definitely deserves a visit.

Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Typical Alentejo village with little movement and old people to rest in the sun.Whitewashed houses and blue painted windowsThere are several stores selling tipical "Arraiolos Rugs" and good restaurants

Thank José T
Reviewed May 28, 2017

While staying at the local Pousada we ventured into the village for a coffee. A number of places to choose from. Lovely quaint village.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Do not forget to visit the museum (1 euros only). It is nice to eat at the square of that little town.

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Response from hans-jaguar | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I do not like it to put you on a false leg with my answer on your question, so as we live in Portugal I would say that some of them could be “eventually” open on Sunday, but I am not sure, this because I also passed... More
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