Aldeia da Conceição is 5 km away from the typical old town of Messejana, where you can find restaurants, newspapers, a bank, a drugstore and other kind of stores.
Also 5kms away you have the “Monte da Rocha” lake, where you can swim, fish, and practice non-motorised water sports. Further away, approximately 15kms, you have the bigger towns of Aljustrel, Castro Verde and Ourique with historic and cultural sites: castles, churches, museums and pre-historical sites.
On the edge of the steppes birds Special Protection Zone of Castro Verde, great location for bird watching.
The magnificent coastal beaches of Alentejo are 45 km of empty roads away. The Algarve coastline is situated less than 80 km south. Lisbon is only 170 km (1,5hours drive) by motorway. Faro is 1 hour driving by motorway.
A car is recommended to fully enjoy the area.
Look for Ourique, Castro Verde, Aljustrel, Messejana, Panoias, Lake 'Monte da Rocha', all near Beja, in rural unspoilt countryside.
Other Activities: bird watching.