Lisbon, the country's capital, is located 95 miles (153 kilometers) west of Terena, while Vilamoura is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the south.
The area around Terena is wonderfully endowed with fabulous things to see and do, from firmly-established, must-see spots to hidden gems that lay slightly off the beaten path. Head to Reguengos de Monsaraz, and explore the Monsaraz Castle and Cromeleque do Xerez. Reguengos de Monsaraz is 15 miles (24 kilometers) away from Terena is a great place to spend some time. If you feel like seeing more of Alentejo, make your way over to Estremoz to visit the Torre das Tres Coroas and Paco Ducal. Estremoz is 18 miles (29 kilometers) away.
Around 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west of Terena is Evora, an important regional city where you'll find Templo Romano, Cromeleque dos Almendres and Igreja de Sao Francisco. Ermida de Sao Bras, Praca do Giraldo and Evora Monte Castle are some more popular places worth checking out for those who have time to spare.
To understand a region, it's good to learn a little local history. Alentejo's colorful fortresses are a marvellous place to start. Whether you're believer or an atheist, visitors are sure to enjoy in Alentejo's temples and other holy sites.
Why not take the opportunity to relax and enjoy during gentle pastimes such as cycling or picnicking. Both activities are well-loved options for both travelers and locals alike. Why not combine education and relaxation during your stay by signing up for one of the area's popular culinary tours and guided nature walks.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend what's left of your euros on last-minute keepsakes and bid a fond Adeus (farewell) to the people you've got to know and the places you've seen.