Santiago Maior Vacations
Santiago Maior is located approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Lisbon, the country's capital, and about 110 miles (177 kilometers) from Vilamoura.
See for yourself why Alentejo is so popular by travelers, by taking a road trip to see the cornucopia of cultural and scenic attractions within easy traveling distance of Santiago Maior. Approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) away lies Reguengos de Monsaraz. Set aside a day here to see the Monsaraz Castle and Cromeleque do Xerez.
When it's time to spread your wings, check out the nearest regional area. Evora lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions such as Templo Romano, Montemor-o-Novo Castle and Anta Grande do Zambujeiro. Evora Cathedral, Ermida de Sao Bras and Evora Monte Castle are just a handful of the many other interesting visitor attractions in Evora.
The area around Santiago Maior has been graced with some wonderful churches, guaranteed to impress visitors of all faiths and denominations. When the sun is shining, why don't you explore Alentejo's gardens?.
No holiday is really complete without a good dose of down time. Cycling is one way to relax here and sunbathing is another. Finding one of the culinary tours and guided nature walks is a good way to understand about Alentejo.
When it's time to leave, bid a fond Adeus (farewell) to the characters you have met and the locations you've been.