BORBA

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In the vicinity of the stronghold of Estremoz and arropadas at the foot of the mountains, a number of dispersed locations, they give life to the fields fraught with vines and olive trees.

Origins of perhaps Celts, Romans, Visigoths and Arabs settled the fertile land of this village  along of theyr history.The year 1217 was conquered by King luso D.Alfonso II.The first charter of the city were granted by D.Dionís, given that the population of a walled enclosure, with the passage of time was exceeded by the population, it was under developed

PRODUCTS OF THE LAND

The invasion of the Spanish armies in command of D.John of Austria, from Badajoz, had special relevance in Borba, as its defenders failed to comply with the authority of Philip II.They offered a stubborn resistance, which saw the public execution of the heads of their small garrison and a great destruction, as part of the city was razed.

The continuing wars with Spain continually threatened the town, given its location, in proximity to the strategic enclave of Estremoz, was occupied by both armies over the years.The peninsular wars of independence against the French invaders, also played in the life of this city that has suffered numerous requisitions and pillage.

Borba is essentially the city of marble and wine elements outcrop by toas parties, in this beautiful land.The quarries are opened to the passage of the visitor, the beautiful natural stone outcrops, which are exported to all parts of the world and decred yours monuments.The marble is present throughout the city, its monuments and its most intimate corners and modest in its traditional architecture.

The quality of wines alentejanos, especially those of Borba, can compete with the best wines of Portugal.Among the highlights Roupeiro whites, or Rabo of Wafer and Antao Vaz.De los tintos sobresalen Periquita y Trincadeira.Of the reds excel Periquita and Trincadeira.

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