Lisbon, the national capital, is situated roughly 95 miles (153 kilometers) southwest of Proenca-a-Nova.
Proenca-a-Nova isn't the only spot in Centro worth seeing; visitors with plenty of time can also hit the road and discover the charms of the surrounding countryside, cities and towns. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Gaviao, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north, and Ferreira do Zezere 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
Tomar is around 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Proenca-a-Nova. This regional center offers a diverse range of points of interest, including Praca da Republica, Sao Joao Baptista and Quinta do Falcao Bullring. Museu Luso-Hebraico Abraham Zacuto and Church of San Pedro de Tomar are just a few of the many other interesting attractions on offer here.
An excellent way to get a true feel for an area is by gaining an understanding of its past. While here, take the time to visit the area's historic traditional villages. For a low-cost outdoors activity that the whole family will enjoy, take the time to visit the region's popular open-air museums, street art and open-air exhibits.
Why not take advantage of a knowledgable local guide and book a tour? City walking tours and cycling tours are popular in this region. Water-based sports are a much-loved pastime here. Don't miss the opportunity to go swimming or sailing; this region has some perfect spots.
When it is time to depart this unique place, say goodbye the way Portuguese's do, with a heartfelt "Adeus."