1 Iberian Wolf Recovery Centre
While away an afternoon with the wolves in the woods near Mafra.
2 Ilha da Berlenga
Take the boat from Peniche to a rocky, windswept island bird-sanctuary.
After the coach tours have left, enjoy the atmospheric streets of this walled medieval town.
For seaside frolics, you can’t beat the biggest, brashest resort on the Estremaduran coast.
The twelfth-century monastery at Alcobaça is one of Europe’s most impressive Cistercian monuments.
6 Grutas de Mira de Aire
Visit the most spectacular underground caves in the country.
7 Pegadas dos Dinossáurios
Don’t miss the tracks of Portugal’s dinosaurs – as clear today as when they were made 175 million years ago.
The stunning Convento de Cristo is the undisputed highlight, but Tomar itself is a gem of a town.