Alcoutim is a town in Alcoutim Municipality, Portugal. It is 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.
Its main attraction is Alcoutim Castle. It was built in the 13th century and the castle stands in a dominant position on a hill south of Alcoutim town on the right bank of the San Marcos River, its confluence with the Guadiana River. There is also some great architecture to view and several churches to visit. There is Alcoutim Dam nearby and a river beach next to Alcoutim Reservoir.
Nearby is the Cova dos Mouros Mine Park which shows how copper mining took place as far back as 2500BC.
Things to see and do
* Alcoutim Castle
* Alcoutim Dam
* Cova dos Mouros Mine Park
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – Portuguese
Land Area – 575.32 km²
Population – 4,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 351
Port Location – The river port at Alcoutim is located on the Guadiana River.