Mafra is a Municipality of unique character and history that reflects not only its grand past but also its rich and diverse natural heritage. Here in Mafra you can still see people using traditional craft techniques and experience the tastes and aromas of the past.
As well as a rich cultural history, Mafra is also a land of contrasts where traditional values meet modern innovation. There has been a programme of sustained road building to improve access to the region, as well as the construction of new cultural and leisure facilities. An increase in tourist facilities has brought Mafra straight into the 21 st century.