Conimbriga, not far from Bussaco, is the best preserved archaeological site in Portugal, covering 9 ha.
For those visiting the battlefield sites of the “Southern Corridor”, a detour can be made to see the Temple of Diana at Évora, as well as the ruins at São Cucufate and Ammaia, also in the Alentejo region.
The ruins at Troia and Mirobriga are relatively close to Lisbon.
The Spanish town of Mérida, 60 km to the east of Badajoz, used to be the capital of Roman Lusitania and has a host of well-preserved ruins including a Forum, Amphitheatre and an impressive bridge.
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