Must see things near Setubal

Must see things near Setubal

In my recent posts I recommended you to visit the beautiful city of Setubal and I presented you the best attractions of this place. Now I’m telling you that you must see things near Setubal too. As you may know already, Setubal is not such a big city, having 89.303 inhabitants and a total area of 172.0 square meters. That’s why you can visit it in only one or two days. But in order to make you vacation longer you should visit the surroundings of Setubal.  You will see that you wil... [ read more ]

A tour of Coimbra’s churches II

A tour of Coimbra’s churches II

As I promised you in my other post, I’ll continue to introduce you into a tour of Coimbra’s churches. I want to do that because I think that you should not leave Coimbra without visiting all or at least a few of the churches and the cathedrals. Trust me, you will not be disappointed! Church of Santa Justa Santa Justa is a monumental church of Coimbra, being one of the most visited objectives by the tourists. The present building was inaugurated in 1724 because the other one was destroy... [ read more ]

A tour of Coimbra's churches

A tour of Coimbra’s churches

Churches are always a great point of attraction for the tourists, no matter if they are orthodoxes, catholics or protestants. The tourists and people in general are attracted by the beauty of their architecture or by their historical importance. There are many lovely churches and cathedrals in Coimbrathat must be visited. The architecture of the buildings include the most beautiful styles, such as Rococo, Renaissance or Baroque, and inside you can see many works of art, like sculptures and pai... [ read more ]

Top attractions in Obidos

Top attractions in Obidos

Every city in this world has its own particularities, which makes it special and unique. Even if Obidos is a small town, having 3100 inhabitants, it distinguishes itself from other locations by its medieval atmosphere. Its streets, squares, walls and of course its castle are a magnificent tourist destination. All of you must know the Top attractions in Obidos, so that you come visit it. The Castle The Castle of Obidos is considered to be one of the seven wonders of Portugal. It  was built i... [ read more ]

Discover Marvao  – Part I

Discover Marvao – Part I

  Marvao , this amazing village situated 2,900 feet above sea level will make you feel like you are living a fairytale mirage that you wish it never ends. To easiest way to discover Marvao is by car. From the Portuguese capital it will take you around two and a half hoursto get to the village, whereas from the closest major city inSpain, Sevilla, it is a three and a half hour drive. The road can have quite a lot of serpentines and might make your day more adventurous, but what is waiti... [ read more ]

Best rated accommodation places in Tomar

Best rated accommodation places in Tomar

  No matter how beautiful a destination is or how many interesting things it will reveal, if your visiting experience is not a pleasant one, then you might leave that place with bitter memories, that might make you want to forget that trip. That is why all details, from accommodation to means of transportation are important and should be carefully selected. Therefore, here are the best rated accommodation places in Tomar: 1. Hotel dos Templarios This hotel is definitely the best ch... [ read more ]

Top Marvao attractions

Top Marvao attractions

After finding out some general  information about Marvao, one of the most well preserved fortresses in the world, it is time to discover exactly what we can visit in this little town. Top Marvao attractions highlights the main points visited by tourists from all over the world. But this post is only meant to stir your interest and determine you to explore as much of Marvao as you can. 13th century Castle The 13th century Castle represents without any doubt the main attraction of Marvao.... [ read more ]

Top attraction sights in Evora II

Top attraction sights in Evora II

We continue our journey in this part of Portugal, determined to discover the stories behind Top attraction sights in Evora. You will soon find out for yourself that one day is not enough to fully cover all the architectural and historical wonders of Evora. And since we do not have a lot of time on our hands, we decide to stop and admire the Palace of Vasco da Gama, Gra?a Church and the Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval. I hope you will enjoy the trip. Palace of Vasco da Gama Vasco da Gama is ... [ read more ]

Top Evora attraction sights

Top Evora attraction sights

Located in Alentejo, 150 kilometers from Lisbon, the ciy of Evora has some of the most well preserved monuments from the medieval times and ever Roman times. This particularity made that Evora was placed among the Unesco World Heritage Sites. The rich history of the city and the increase developments during the Roman Empire put Evora on the maps of the early Europe. If you are curious to discover the Top Evora attractions sights, then make sure you remain with us during our two posts. Cathedr... [ read more ]

Top 3 attractions outside the city center of Braga

Top 3 attractions outside the city center of Braga

I remember the first time I came to Braga….It was during the summer holiday. I was in the eighth grade and our history teacher thought it might be a good idea to start visiting the places we learn about in the history lessons so that we could experience our glorious past in a lively manner. Therefore, we arrived in Braga. After visiting the main attraction places in the center of the city, we found out that there are some great spots outside Braga center that might be interesting to us. Afte... [ read more ]