Monsanto in Portugal has become known as the most Portuguese village of Portugal in a class of 12 classified historic villages in Portugal. The Silver Rooster on the Clock Tower is one of its symbols. The castle was built in the 12th century and has been a prehistoric settlement, colonised by the Romans in the 2nd century and later occupied by the Visigoths and Arabs Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful on your wall because we produce them locally with premium paper and sophisticated spiral binding, ensuring easy turning of pages and flat hanging against the wall. A protective transparent plastic cover sheet provides added stability and each calendar comes in five languages. Treat yourself to a Calvendo calendar and you get something that looks better all year round.