* Museums and Libraries
* Fairs and Feasts
|The Fair is famous also for
its most precious ethnographical values, manifested in
the International Folklore Festival, "largada de
touros" (letting bulls off a closed area),
"corrida de campinos" (herdsmen races),
"condução de jogos de cabrestos" (conducting
a herd of cattle), "touradas" (bullfights),
steeplechase, horseracing, etc.
National Gastronomy Festival - (going on for ten or twelve days and ending on the lst November). It's the greatest demonstration of portuguesa popular cultura, w ithin its three constituem elements: gastronomy, handicraft and ethnography.