The romantic character of the town of Castelo de Vide, associated with its gardens, plenty of vegetation, mild climate and proximity to the São Mamede mountain chain, became known as the "Sintra of Alentejo" (this designation is attributed to King Pedro V .)Restored and re-erected in 1995 as Menhir Meada is signposted from the road Castelo de Vide to Portalegre Portalegre District in the east of the Alentejo in Portugal. It lies 10 km north of Castelo de Vide right of the road to Póvoa de Meada in the hallway Tapada do Cilindro. With 7.15 m height and about 16 tons of weight since Meada Menhir is the largest in the Iberian Peninsula. Its diameter is 1.25 m at the thickest point.
A “little planet” made from this panorama was “pic of the day” on 31/Jan/2012 in LPOD website lpod.wikispaces.com/January+31,+2012