In the surrounding sof Monte das Matas, one will find not only quiet and a treasure of natural beauty, but also many towns and cities, each with a beautiful history and interesting sights.
Besides castles, churches and aqueducts, here you'll also find supermarkets where you may purchase essential goods and of course shopping streets for a relaxing day of shopping.
Portugal is one of the oldest countries of Europe and has been ruled by many people. The rich history of this country is also visible in the Alentejo region which provides a huge amount of sights to visit: castles, palaces, churches and cathedrals, monoliths and menhirs, Moorish architecture, Roman temples and modern technological wonders such as the Alqueva dam.
In short, around Monte das Matas there is something to be found for everyone.