Culture, Tradition & Character
Discover the great natural beauty of Ribatejo, a region that contains some of the nation’s richest agricultural lands, stretching across the Tejo riverbanks and plains. Ribatejo history is filled with rich and proud history and ancient traditions that are allied with the new and vibrant ways of modern day life. Explore Ribatejo and immerse yourself in its fascinating past and get to know this amazing region.
A Glorious Countryside & Landscape
From the Tejo riverbanks, to the immense beauty of the rice fields, the Ribatejo landscape invites you to long relaxing walks around its wetlands and plains, giving you a change to get to know the amazing and diverse and unique fauna and flora of the region.
Exquisite Art And
Strong traditions upheld through the years, in Ribatejo you will find a fascinating cultural heritage. Visit the national capital of Gothic art and architecture, get to know the traditional dance of Fandango, and watch the wild horses run free in the meadows.
Ribatejo culture offers you a rich and vast gastronomic experience, where you can find the best local products, filled with tradition and amazing flavors. Conventual pastries, savoury deli products and local delicatessens are a must try when visiting.
Spend your afternoon in Santarém, strolling around the beautiful city center. Located in a plateau, it’s known as the belvedere of Ribatejo, overlooking the green and luxurious hills and valleys. Walk around the Jardim das Portas do Sol and gaze at this amazing view.
The cobble stone streets lead your way into a rich architectural treat, where you can see beautiful churches, convents and monuments all over town.
Make a stop at one of the local wineries and have a taste of the region best wines. Finish your day with a feast at one of the many local restaurants, where you will be pampered with the best food Santarém has to offer.