With many historical buildings as well as many arraiolos tapestries stores all around, this place definitely deserves a visit.
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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
While staying at the local Pousada we ventured into the village for a coffee. A number of places to choose from. Lovely quaint village.
A typical Alentejo town that is great to sit in to watch the world go by. Or to watch others watching the world go by. The water feature is a popular attraction as is the huge carpet mosaic near to the Arraiolos Rugs Interpretative Centre.
Its an interesting little town with some fine houses. We went into the museum to see the carpets and carpet making. (50cents for OAPs) Had a nice chat with a lady making a carpet and the wife had a try.
We stopped in Arraiolos for clay Park and tapestry museum, but managed to get only to the first one, as everything closes at 18:00. The stroll in the city center is nice, wide streets, covered with shade panels to hide from sun, small tapestry shops...More
A pretty and somewhat quaint small town famous for the production of carpets and tapestries. There is a centre featuring this manufacturing history of the town (which I didn't visit) and numerous small shops specialising in their sale. The town square is a peaceful traffic-free...More
Small, attractive Portuguese town. Many carpet hop as expected. Possible watch repairs and new work being done in show and street.