#Monsanto a whole village made of stone, #Portugal

#Monsanto a whole village made of stone, #Portugal

Reasons to visit Monsanto, Portugal

Marvelling at Monsanto, a very special village in central Portugal

Reasons to visit Monsanto, Portugal

One of the streets of the medieval stone village of Monsanto. Portugal.

One of the streets of the medieval stone village of Monsanto. Portugal.

Monsanto is a beautiful Portuguese village built on the side of a mountain. Local houses are squeezed between huge boulders and narrow streets are carved from the rock. It was named “the most Portuguese village in Portugal” in 1938.

Monsanto is a beautiful Portuguese village built on the side of a mountain. Local houses are squeezed between huge boulders and narrow streets are carved from the rock. It was named “the most Portuguese village in Portugal” in 1938.

#Restaurant in Monsanto, #Portugal

#Restaurant in Monsanto, #Portugal

Monsanto, Portugal: A Town Built on Boulders

Monsanto, Portugal: A Tiny Town Built on Boulders

Monsanto, Portugal: A Town Built on Boulders

'The Most Portuguese Town In Portugal' Is A European Must-See | Via Huffington Post | 11.11.2014 - Let's face facts: Any place that has a superlative in its name is pretty much our jam. And Monsanto, Portugal is no exception.  The ancient village, which just so happens to be close to the country's highest mountain, Serra da Estrela, is aptly titled the "Most Portuguese Town in Portugal", most likely thanks to its unbelievably unique construction, rich history and authentic food. #Portugal

This Is The Most Portuguese Town In Portugal

'The Most Portuguese Town In Portugal' Is A European Must-See | Via Huffington Post | 11.11.2014 - Let's face facts: Any place that has a superlative in its name is pretty much our jam. And Monsanto, Portugal is no exception. The ancient village, which just so happens to be close to the country's highest mountain, Serra da Estrela, is aptly titled the "Most Portuguese Town in Portugal", most likely thanks to its unbelievably unique construction, rich history and authentic food. #Portugal

Portugal Travel Guide - Discover the amazing village of Monsanto in Portugal. This off the beaten track destination is so much fun to explore! In this hilltop villages, the houses have been built around and under gigantic boulders. | Portugal things to do | Portugal Itinerary | Portugal photography | Portugal Travel Tips

Monsanto Portugal Village - Video, Photos & Info about the Boulder Village

Portugal Travel Guide - Discover the amazing village of Monsanto in Portugal. This off the beaten track destination is so much fun to explore! In this hilltop villages, the houses have been built around and under gigantic boulders. | Portugal things to do | Portugal Itinerary | Portugal photography | Portugal Travel Tips

Monsanto Village (granite made, inhabited since Lower Palaeolithic / Ice Ages) - Portugal

Monsanto Village (granite made, inhabited since Lower Palaeolithic / Ice Ages) - Portugal

Inspiration for Hobbiton? The lush green land with homes built into the landscape looks like something out of Lord of the Rings

Medieval Portugal village built in 200-tonne boulders

Inspiration for Hobbiton? The lush green land with homes built into the landscape looks like something out of Lord of the Rings

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