Village of Monsanto; PORTUGAL

A living museum, the enchanting village of Monsanto in Portugal is a must to add on your”places to go list”!

Monsanto was voted in 1938 the”most Portuguese village in Portugal” nestles on the slope of a steep hill (the Monsanto head, known in Latin as Mons Sanctus), which rises abruptly above the prairy and reaches a height of 758 meters (2486 feet).

The most typical aspect of Monsanto is the fact that the village developed around impressively big and miraculously balanced granitic boulders.

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