Considered the most Portuguese village of Portugal, Monsanto features Casa do Chafariz, a guest house built on stones and offering quiet and tranquility. Idanha-a-Nova is 25 km away. Rooms at Casa do Chafariz have kept the rustic feel while upgrading to modern facilities. Each one includes a TV, and the private bathroom comes with free toiletries. A continental breakfast is served each morning at an additional cost, and includes bread, tea, coffee, butter and jams. The quaint Monsanto has a small selection of Portuguese restaurants. Monsanto castle and walls are less than 5 minutes’ walking from Casa do Chafariz. Explore this small village filled with remains from the Paleolithic times, and find Santiago and Santa Maria do Castelo Chapels. Castelo Branco city can be found in a 50-minute drive from the Chafariz. The border with Spain is around 30 minutes’ driving, as well as Termas de Monfortinho thermal spa.