The city of Golegã, is located in a region of fertile soil, irrigated by the two rivers that limit it, the Tejo River and the affluent Rio Almonda.
The countryfield scenario link to agricultural activity encouraged the holding of fairs and markets. The festivities in honor of São Martinho, on November 11, were preferred by horse breeders to proudly show the breed animals in horse competitions and competitions. The event, which gradually gained importance, is the antecedent of the current National Horse Fair, of great national relevance in the equestrian specialty.
The way of Santiago goes throught the center of Golegã.
When visiting the place, take the opportunity to take a stroll through the romantic garden that surrounds the old studio of Carlos Relvas, a well-known photographer of the 19th century. XIX, or to see the Martins Correia Museum, a contemporary sculptor.