Best Historical Landmarks to Explore in Santiago do Cacém
Santiago do Cacém is a city overseeing 8 parish towns in rural Alentejo. Its general character is very simple and hardly feels like a city at all but still serves as a municipal centre for the daily lives of almost 30 thousand people, who depend on Santiago for its hospital, courthouse, council and schools.
Its main livelihood has, since the Bronze age, been mining, naval and agricultural commerce. Santiago’s history has many landmarks that attest to its advantage point past the hills overlooking the coast.