Located in the Central Region of Portugal, Santarém is both a city and a district (the country’s 3rd largest in terms of area, with 6747 km²). Bathed by the Tagus River, the land is fertile, being excellent for vineyards and for grazing bulls and horses. Food-lovers should not miss the opportunity to taste the local cuisine. Watch the live streaming cameras to discover Santarém.
Population: Over 465,000 inhabitants
Other major cities: Rio Maior, Almeirim, Tomar, Entroncamento, Cartaxo, Torres Novas, Abrantes, Fátima, Ourém
Main attractions: Jardim do Castelo (The Castle Garden), Fortaleza de Abrantes (Abrantes Fortress), Convento de Cristo and Castelo de Tomar, Almourol Castle, Igreja Matriz and Capela Dolmen, Praça Barão da Batalha, Marinhas do Sal de Rio Maior, Sanctuary of Fátima, Ourém Castle, Torres Novas Castle.
Nearest Airports: Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS)