Alpalhao is situated about 95 miles (153 kilometers) northeast of the national capital Lisbon.
Discover why Alentejo is so universally-loved by tourists, by hitting the road and exploring the many natural and man-made attractions around Alpalhao. Check out the Praca do Municipio and Crato Castle in Crato, approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) distance from Alpalhao. Portalegre is another destination worth investigating. It is where you'll find the Portalegre Castle and Portalegre Cathedral. Portalegre is approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) away from Alpalhao.
Get some transportation head out to Tomar, a shopping and transport center for the region, 45 miles (72 kilometers) away from Alpalhao. The city has a number of attractions, for example Praca da Republica, Sao Joao Baptista and Quinta do Falcao Bullring. Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto and Church of San Pedro de Tomar are other good places to visit.
Visitors looking for those special places to learn more about local spiritual beliefs, will enjoy the chance to spend time in the region's many churches. Visitors with an interest in history will want to visit the area's fine old ruins, fortresses and castles.
Don't visit the area without getting a view from the sky. There are a few great options for hot air ballooning. Why not combine learning with pleasure on your vacation by spending time with a knowledgeable guide on one of Alpalhao's informative culinary tours and guided nature walks.
As the sun sets on your adventures, spend what's left of your euros on that last souvenir and say Adeus to the locals you've met and the places you've come to love.