Discover the beautiful, historic (and hilly) southern Alentejo region of Portugal via a six-day, 175-mile cycling tour.
A view of the tiny, whitewashed village of Castelo de Vide from the castle tower. The medieval town has been a revolving door for conquests since the Romans in the 1st century B.C.: The Moors invaded in the 7th century, and the Portuguese monarchy took over in the 12th century. Christine Dell’Amore/For The Washington Post Buy Photo