Half way (20 kms) between Montemor-o-Novo and Alcácer do Sal, São Cristóvão is a village set in the immensity of the plain and on the route to the beaches. The birth of this village has its origin intimately linked to a legend; it attributes to St Christopher the choice of the location of the church of which the people would choose him to be the patron saint and unifying symbol of their faith.
|Overview of S. Cristóvão|
The narrow valley of the S. Cristovão River is home to various “monuments” of natural architecture.
To find these places, it is best to make use of the existing pedestrian or mountain-bike routes and, with the help of the explanatory leaflets, discover the beauties of the parish area.
HOW TO GET TO SÃO CRISTÓVÃO
São Cristóvão – Montemor-o-Novo: 21 km
São Cristóvão – Alcácer do Sal: 28 km
São Cristóvão – Évora: 57 km
- From Montemor-o-Novo, take the N253 to São Cristóvão.
- From Alcácer do Sal, take the N253 to São Cristóvão.
- From Évora, take the N114 to Montemor-o-Novo and then the N253 to São Cristóvão.
- From Entrecampos Station in Lisbon, take the train to Alcácer do Sal. The journey takes approximately one hour twenty minutes.
- Festival dedicated to São Cristóvão and to São Sebastião – 3rd Sunday in July.
- Pilgrimage on horseback – a national event that links Moita to Viana do Alentejo and passes through the village of S. Cristóvão, normally in the last days of Lent.
Junta de Freguesia (parish office) of São Cristóvão
Rua Eng. João Rafael Mouzinho Almadanin, 5
T. +351 266 830 014
Câmara Municipal (municipal authority) of Montemor-o-Novo
Largo dos Paços do Concelho
T. +351 266 898 100
Fax +351 266 877 096
www.cm-montemornovo.pt | email@example.com
Medical Centre of São Cristóvão
Rua Eng. João Rafael Mouzinho Almadanin
T. +351 266 837 132
Farmácia da Misericórdia (chemist's) in Montemor-o-Novo
Largo General Humberto Delgado, 12
T. +351 266 899 140
Farmácia Central (chemist's) in Montemor-o-Novo
Rua 5 de Outubro, 69
T. +351 266 892 242
Fax +351 266 898 534
Farmácia Lília Pereira (chemist's) in Montemor-o-Novo
Rua de Lavre, 3
T. +351 266 891 402
Fax +351 266 891 403
T. +351 266 892 333 / +351 266 892 444 (Táxis Antral de Montemor-o-Novo)
T. +351 266 892 775 (Táxi Regouga Santos Unipessoal Lda.)
T. +351 266 896 467 (Táxis António Danado & Esposa Lda.)
T. +351 266 892 756 (Táxis Espadinha & Pedreirinha Lda.)
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