Santiago do Cacém Travel Guide

  • Badoca Park
    Badoca Park
    by J_Antunes
  • Badoca Park
    Badoca Park
    by J_Antunes
  • Badoca Park
    Badoca Park
    by J_Antunes

Santiago do Cacém Things to Do

  • Badoca Safari Park

    Interesting safari park with giraffes, tigres, onixs, deers, zebras and many other animals running wild in the area of the park. You will go on a type of train through the park and the animals will come in curiosity.In the beginning of the park there are some farm animals, lemures, turtles, birds and an interesting bird show, a quite big complex...

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  • Mirobriga, the SHAME....

    Funny how things stick in your mind and stand out above others. Here at Mirobriga we found what looked to be an abandonded workers shed that had fallen in on itself from neglect and disuse. Turns out that inside the building there were wall paintings and this was the building that had been constructed to "PROTECT" those paintings.The Mirobriga...

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  • Mirobriga, more

    The Mirobriga ruins gives you ample place to let your imagination take you back to Roman times. Even though there are no complete structures left standing, you can still stroll through the baths area or over the bridge. They also have a museum which we did not have time to visit.This link takes you to a map of the site, you can see the large grey...

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  • Mirobriga, nearby

    The ruins of Mirobriga make a lovely afternoon or early morning trip, almost like a green park with the ruins popping up here and there through the green surroundings.We enjoyed wandering a few hours here. If you want more of the actual history I have attached a link.

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  • Mirobriga Ruins

    Mirobriga, just on the outskirts of Santiago de Cacem, is an impressive complex of Roman ruins site of the most important roman baths discovered so far in Portugal. The ancient city is believed to have been orginally a Celtic settlement from around 5th century BC, but which became heavily Romanised after the 1st century AD. There is a forum, and...

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  • A wildlife getaway at the Badoca Safari...

    Between Santiago do Cacem and Sines on the IC33 road, is the Badoca Safari Park, an area of 90 hectares of natural park where it's possible to see wildlife roaming freely. One can see the zebras mingling with the ostriches, with the giraffes just over there, or bump into a male peacock proudly displaying his fantastic tail. The park is divided into...

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  • mirobriga

    __________________________________________________On a hill near Santiago do Cacem lies the site of a Roman city, Mirobriga, where excavations have already uncovered a forum, two temples, thermal baths and a large circus.roman ruins.____________________________________________

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  • historic center

    __________________________________________________The attractive main square is lined with fine 18th-century mansions built by rich landowners who sought refuge here from the heat of the Alentejo plains.a lovely historic center.____________________________________________

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  • castle

    _____________________________________________like most alentejo towns, Santiago obviously has a beautifull castle to visit along with the historic center.unfortunetly the local authorithes had the misfortune iddea of turning it's interior in a cemetery. but soon to be transladate to a proper location, and giving the tourists the oportunity to visit...

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Santiago do Cacém Hotels

  • Albergaria D.Nuno

    Avenida D.Nuno Alvares Pereira, N�º90, Santiago

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Vila Park

    Avenida De Sines, Santiago Do Cacem, 7501-909, pt

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Rural da Daroeira

    Exploracao Hoteleira Lda., Herdade Daroeira, Santiago do Cacem, 7565-100, Portugal

    Good for: Families

Santiago do Cacém Transportation

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    by quartinb Updated Nov 19, 2004

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    this train station does not work anymore.
    off the beatten "track".
    thou' still a good place to visit
    and enjoy the tiles all over the walls.
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Santiago do Cacém Off The Beaten Path

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    by quartinb Updated Nov 19, 2004

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    side by side with the historic center of Santiago do Cacem a marvelous country side, where you can take a walk and enjoy the views and the completely out off poluiton fresh air .The country is characterized by its mountainous ridges and oak plantations, from where an excellent cork is obtained, not only contributing to the regional economy but also traditionally taking shape as a popular art form in the hands of patient shepherd "sculptors".
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