Santarém boasts an incredible number of gothic churches, no small feat given that it has been struck by multiple earthquakes and a Napoleonic invasion.
São José is celebrated on the 19th of March.
The exit to town can be difficult to find via arrows and it is best to make your way to the Porta do Sol gardens that are part of the old Moorish castle. As you approach the gardens, there is a small flight of steps on your left-hand side. Turn down those to a small square and the Puerta de...
Santarém, the Capital of the Portuguese Gothic, has been a favored city by rulers since Julius Caesar set up a military camp here in 61AD.