About Arronches

If you’re looking for a unique, historic town to call home, Arronches in Portugal’s Portalegre district is well worth a look. This small town has a rich history dating back to the 12th century, when it was founded by the Knights Templar. Today, its cobbled streets and well-preserved buildings give it a medieval feel, while its lively locals and impressive food and wine scene make it a great place to live. Despite its small size, Arronches has plenty to offer residents. The town’s central square, Praça da República, is a great place to while away an afternoon with a coffee or a glass of wine. There are also several good restaurants in town, serving everything from traditional Portuguese dishes to more international cuisine. Arronches is well located for exploring the rest of Portugal. The country’s capital, Lisbon, is just over two hours away by car, while the beaches of the Algarve are around four hours’ drive. And, if you’re a fan of skiing, the Portuguese ski resort of Serra da Estrela is just a short drive away. If you’re looking for a town with character, charm and plenty to keep you entertained, Arronches is well worth a look.