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Beaches · History Museums · Castles
Alcoutim is a town and a municipality in southeastern Portugal near the border with Spain. The population in 2011 was 2,917, in an area of 575.36 km². It is the least densely populated municipality in Portugal. The municipality is limited on the north by Mértola Municipality, on the east by Huelva Province in Spain, on the southeast by Castro Marim Municipality, on the southwest by Tavira Municipality and on the west by Loulé Municipality and Almodôvar Municipality. The administrative center is the town of Alcoutim, located at the extreme eastern part of the municipality on the Spanish frontier, just across the Guadiana River from the Spanish town of Sanlúcar de Guadiana in Huelva Province.The Moorish Alcoutim Castle, located in the municipality, dates from the 14th century.The municipality is located in the northeast corner of Faro District.The present Mayor is Francisco Augusto Amaral, elected by the Social Democratic Party. The municipal holiday is June 13.
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Popular things to do in Alcoutim

Praia Fluvial do Pego Fundo
Duration: 4 hours
History Museum
Archaeological Museum
Duration: 2 hours
Castle of Alcoutim
Duration: 1h 30 min
Menires do Lavajo
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Alcoutim

Castelo de Mertola Mertola
Duration: 2 hours
Outdoor Activity
Praia Fluvial da Mina de Sao Domingos Mertola
Duration: 2 hours
Water Body
Pulo do Lobo Mertola
Duration: 2 hours

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