In Crato, visit its Castle and Fortaleza, the Paços do Concelho or the Torre do Relógio. Very close to Crato, pass by Flor da Rosa to visit the Church-fortress of Santa Maria de Flor da Rosa
In Alter do Chão visit its Castle and the Alter Stud Farm, an institution that has been dedicated to refining the Alter Real horse breed for more than 250 years. Also, don't miss the Hot Air Balloon Festival once a year, an observation experience over the Alentejo plain landscape.
Nisa, although well known for its great cheeses, is also a village full of history, where you can find and visit the castle of Nisa, the Chapel of Mercy of Nisa or the Chapel of Calvary.
At about 55km you reach Elvas where you can visit the Castle of Elvas, the Aqueduct of Amoreira, the Elvas Square, Fort of Graça or the Fort of Santa Luzia. Its historic center and walls have been a World Heritage Site since June 30, 2012, a title awarded by UNESCO. Close to Campo Maior is the Delta factory, where you can visit the Coffee Science Center at Herdade das Argamassas.
At about 65 km it is worth a visit to the Belver Castle with an excellent view of the Tagus and a walk on the Alamal walkways, they will be an excellent choice for those who want to stay longer.
Do not miss the opportunity to cross the border with Spain, which is only 11.5 km from Quinta do Barrieiro. You can get to know Valencia de Alcântara and visit the Parish Church of Nª. Sr.ª de Rocamador, built between the 15th and 17th centuries, the Church of la Encarnación or the Convent of San Bartolomé in addition to its Gothic Quarter and all the commerce of this Village. Also visit Albuquerque and its castle and fortress, which have a magnificent view over a montado landscape, even more special during its sunset. Also visit Cáceres or Badajoz that need no introduction and are definitely worthwhile.