Alenquer Camping


Agirdin LDA, the owner of Alqueva Rural Camping Resort is a family business that maintains three tourist sites in Alentejo, the Beja DISTRICT: it, which includes:

1) Motor Homes parking and services
2) Animal Farm
3) Rural Camping ground

The available information is also present on Facebook:, and refered to our other 4 pages on Facebook that can be consulted individually:

1) How to sponsor an animal?

2) The animal farm
3) Alqueva Rural Camping
4) Alqueva Motor home Parking

All these attractions are located on the RN 258, at kilometer 38.5 (Route Vidigueira / Moura) GPS: N 38 ° 06′93 “W-7ºsº 38′1”. The Rural Resort is about 7.5 hectares near the dam Pedrógão Alentejo.


So much to see around!

Animal Farm and ciclovia

Right next to the park Campers there are several hiking trails, and is signposted a byke track named Ciclovia Grandma Vera, that leads to Picnic Park facilities and to the Ducks Pond, and also to the Animal Farm, and the Grand Master belveder. All are docile animals in various seals that include a couple of llamas and their offspring, a couple of Lusitano horses, a couple of ponies, a couple of Mirandese donkeys, aisde many farm animals including sheep and brown merinos, dwarf goats and normal goats, ducks, rabbits, peacocks, chickens and other animals. There are also two artisanal ovens for charcoal production, and a bread oven that can be used by visitors.

Pedrógão is a classified Riverside Village of River Guadiana, part of the entire Great Lake Alqueva due to its Pedrogão and Alqueva dams in Guadiana. This genuine rural village of the Alentejo plains belongs to Vidigueira municipality, part of the lands of peace, good food, and the wine bread and olive oil routes. This territory was also the birthplace of the Iberian Neolithic (Alandroal) Roman and Arabic traditions, (Évora, Beja, Serpa, Beja, Mértola) and of medieval monasteries and churches. The great navigator of the fifteenth century, Vasco da Gama, which to discover the sea route to India gave new worlds to the world, was born and lived in the area.

Pedrógão has easy access by road and its in the center of a corssroad served by the aerodrome at Évora, and Beja airport, and has good roads and motorways to the North, to Lisbon, Spain, and Évora (Classified Unesco world’s heritage), the south leads to Beja and Algarve, and fo the east to the Lake Alqueva, Moura, Mourão and away to the frontier to Spain, to the west. To the east there are roads to the Atlantic Ocean and to the Alentejo coast with the sandy ocean beaches of Sines. Crossing the hinterland the tourists will reache up new lakes like Alvito, and the dam of Odivelas.

Around the camper site Alqueva-Pedrógão, within 1 km of bike riding or footing, there are opportunities for fishing, windsurfing and canoeing on the reservoir dam, hiking, bike tours, bird watching, regional restaurants, wineries, ham factory, bakeries, and the route of typical houses of Pedrógão, visiting to the bridge and the power plant, and the local market and groceries supplies.

On the outskirts of Pedrógão, within a range of up to 50Km, some significant points of interest (POI) can be found, such as:

- megaliths, dolmens, and menirs;

- monasteries and convents;

- churches, mosques and clock towers;

- castles in Beja, Estremoz, Évora, Juromenha, Monsaraz, Mourão, Moura, Alcácer, Aljustrel, Montemor, Serpa, Portel, Mértola and Alandroal;

- cellars and olive oil mills;

- natural landscapes;

- dams: Alvito, Odivelas and Lucifecit;

- popular typical restaurants in Alentejo, Évora, Beja and Moura;

- museums with Roman and Arabian examples;

- local markets and supermarkets Vidigueira (17 km), Moura (17Km), Beja (20 km), Serpa (20 km) and Évora (50 km);

- fairs, festivals and events to confirm at the tourist offices…

All these services within a range of 30Km