The general area contains all kinds of information about activities and places of interest in the area. In addition to the beautiful kilometers long reservoir where you can enjoy swimming or fishing, you can also enjoy walking and cycling in the wooded and hilly area.
Below are some suggestions:
Tomar, city of the Templars
Convento de Christo (UNESCO), is a monastery built by the Order of the Knights Templar.
Museu dos fósforos, a match museum with more than 43,000 matchboxes.
Aqueduto dos Pegões Alto, a 5 km long aqueduct, which supplied the Convento de Christo with water.
Barragem de Castelo de Bode, a concrete arch gravity dam on the Zêzere River.
Vila de Rei
Picoto da Melriça, is the geographical center of Portugal with breathtaking views.
Mosteiro Santa Maria da Vitória, Dominican abbey (UNESCO) in Portuguese Gothic/Manuel style
Biblioteca Joanina, a Baroque university library
Museu da Ciência da Universidade, science and natural history museum
Jardim Botânico, 18th century garden with large fountains and tropical plants
Portugal dos pequenitos, theme park with the world in miniature
Mosteiro de Santa Maria, largest church in Portugal.
The cathedral from the 16th-18th century
The Sao Pedro church (Romanesque)
The Nossa Senhora da Pena church (Gothic)
Sanctuaries of Nossa Senhora da Encarnacao (16th century).
Santuário de Fátima, world famous pilgrimage site comparable to Lourdes.
Fun park, Kartódromo de Fátima, including paintball, karting, tree trail, climbing.
Mira de Aire
Grutas de Mira de Aire, stalactite caves.
Parque Aquatico, water park open from June to September.
Widest beach in Portugal
Praia Fluvial do Agroal, ice-cold natural swimming pool (whose water is said to be medicinal).
Abrantes en Castelo de Almourol
Castelo do Almourol, a fairytale castle built on an island in the Tagus.
Fortress from the 12th century.
16th century Misericordia church, renaissance.
Igreja de Santiago, 12th century.
Museu Municipal de Carlos Reis, ancient paintings, statues and objects from Roman times.
Ruins of Vila Cardilio, 4th century.
Baths of mosaics
Grutas da Lapas, Neolithic caves
Igreja do Seminario from 1640.
Igreja de Marvila, Manuel style from the 12th century.
Torre das Cabacas, formerly a clock tower, now a museum.
Jardim das Portas do Sol, panorama over the Tagus River.
Igreja da Graca, this is where the discoverer of Brazil is buried, Pedro Alvares Cabral.
Igreja do Santissimo Milagre, a crystal vial in the sacristy is said to contain blood of Jesus Christ.