INFO AGENDA 2017
Alentejo, Convento Do Espinheiro - Hotel & Spa
Daily / Monthly activities
// SUNDAY MASS
ALL YEAR AROUND
On the first Sunday of every month at 11.30am
Sunday Mass at “Nossa Senhora do Espinheiro” Church.
// HISTORICAL JOURNEYS BY OUR CONCIERGE
Every day at 5pm
As the story goes, “Our Lady” appeared to a shepherd above a hawthorn bush (Espinheiro). In this place of worship, a chapel was a built, and after confirmation from the Pope and the Portuguese King, the Bishop D. Vasco Perdigão ordered the building of this Convent, which was delivered to monks of the order of St.Jerome. Learn all about this and other fascinating stories on a guided tour of the Convent, led by our Concierge.
// WINES OF THE ALENTEJO
Every day at 6pm
By our sommelier.
Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a deserved moment of leisure in one of The Luxury Collection’s most emblematic hotels, and simultaneously learn the basics of wine tasting.
// FROM FLOUR TO BREAD
All year around - On the 2º Sunday of every month by 11am
During many centuries, the Hieronymus monks who lived in this convent baked their own bread.
You will be able to relive these days with our Chef and by the ancient oven, now recovered, learn a few tricks about the ancestral art of bread baking.
- 01 JUN - Children Day
Each child will have the opportunity to plant a tree in our garden, and care for it whenever visiting Convento do Espinheiro. The tree shall be identified with the name of the child who planted it.
- 04 JUN - Sunday Mass at 11.30 am
- 11 JUN - Learn about the ancestral art of bread baking at 11 am
11 JUN | MUSIC RECITAL
by 6:00 pm.
In the Church of Santa Maria do Espinheiro
FROM MOZART TO PIAZZOLLA...
- 02 JUL - Sunday Mass at 11.30 am
- 09 JUL - Learn about the ancestral art of bread baking at 11 am
22 JUL | TRADITIONAL ALENTEJO FEAST
Gather a group of friends, come and enjoy some tapas and wine to the sound of the local folk singing group, the "Grupo Cantares de Évora".
26 JUL | GRANDPARENTS ' DAY
More than gift ... Offer an unforgettable experience!
Surprise your grandmothers with an irresistible dinner at restaurant Divinus.
Your grandparents ' dinner with special menu is an offer of the Convent when accompanied by his children and grandchildren (reservation required)
- 06 AUG - Sunday Mass at 11.30 am
- 13 AUG - Learn about the ancestral art of bread baking at 11 am
23 AUG | ALENTEJO GAZPACHO WORKSHOP
12.00 pm at Aqua Lounge Pool Bar
Learn how to prepare a delicious and refreshing gazpacho, ideal for the hot summer temperatures.
30 AUG | SOLAR OVEN
Enjoy a relaxing morning by the pool, taking in the wonderful sunshine while learn how to cook a delicious fish stew perfumed with riverside mint herbs in solar oven.
// LEISURE, GASTRONOMY AND WELL-BEING
Embark on a unique gastronomic journey and taste the traditional flavours of the local gastronomy, which harmoniously with the Mediterranean cuisine. Located in the former wine cellar used by the monks, Divinus is a gourmet restaurant where you may enjoy a unique experience in an atmosphere filled with the richness of its heritage. LEARN MORE>
Temple of Tranquillity
Surrender to the pleasure of luxurious treatments inspired in different cultures, from all over the world... your body will feel healthy, toned and rejuvenated. LEARN MORE>
Let the Convento do Espinheiro, Hotel & Spa be your ideal starting point to explore everything and plan a few days just for you and your family. Our concierge will be at your service to prepare a roadmap for exploring the charming Alentejo region. LEARN MORE>