Men and women pick up olives in early November but only men are able to take off large plates of cork from the cork oaks at the end of Spring .
Fondest memory: Never leave Escoural without eating some bread , lamb stew "ensopado",and chiken pie with some olives and red wine from this region of Alentejo.
Favorite thing: town's entrance coming from Alcaçovas. An old man told me a story from when he had to put the fish back into the water after it had jumped out of the fountain.
Favorite thing: At the town's entry coming from Alcaçovas. As the majority of people living here are already at an point where they have to rest a lot, you'll find lots of street benches all around the town.