Olivenza, a merge of Spain and Portugal

The Guadiana river is in this zone the real border line between Spain and Portugal. The influence of Portugal is present in the culture, architecture, monuments and even the people.

Olivenza, west Spain

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.

Defensive walls in Olivenza Defensive walls in Olivenza

You can taste in Olivenza a delicious dessert called Tecula-Mecula, among other delicious dishes and foods of this beautiful land.