The Guadiana river is in this zone the real border line between Spain and Portugal. The visitor can see the influence of Portugal culture in Olivenza monuments and even the people of this zone.
As a frontier zone, Olivenza has many defensive buildings and castles scattered in many towns or isolated in mountain ranges all arround the Olivenza city.
This zone combines dehesas with farming lands.
You can taste in Olivenza a delicious dessert called Tecula-Mecula, among other delicious dishes and foods of this beautiful land.