Lisbon, which is the national capital, is located 60 miles (97 kilometers) southwest of Montargil.
Savvy travelers often use Montargil as a starting point for further explorations. This sought-after tourism region has been endowed with plenty of interesting cultural and natural attractions. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Bemposta, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Coruche 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
Once you've fully explored Montargil, check out the nearest regional center. Santarem sits 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions including Igreja da Graca, Torre das Cabacas and Igreja do Seminario. Portas do Sol, Igreja de Marvila and Igreja da Santa Clara are among the many other attractions here that should be included on every traveler's itinerary.
Enjoy a moment of relaxation in Alentejo's monasteries. If you want to stay indoors, you can't better Alentejo's excellent history museums, art museums and theaters. These are good places to soak up some of the local lore and culture and find a special souvenir.
Visitors looking for action, adrenaline and adventure can get their heart pumping by joining a mountain climbing or horse riding adventure. Take some time to relax in Alentejo's waterways and enjoy popular watersports such as canoeing or kite surfing.
When it's time to leave this special place, say a fond Adeus (farewell) to the people you've met and the special places you have seen.