One week-end in Lisbon

One week-end in Lisbon

Lisbon is the perfect gateway if you want something special for one week-end. Small, cobbled, narrow streets, numerous monuments that bring back the glorious times of the Golden Age of Exploration, baroque churches and exciting nightlife could describe perfectly one week-end in Lisbon. A short tour to the medieval castles and towers Start with a short tour to the medieval castles that you can easily discover in Lisbon. Overlooking the city of Lisbon, Castle of São Jorge (Castle of Saint... [ read more ]

The seven wonders of Portugal (Part II)

The seven wonders of Portugal (Part II)

Bewildered so far by the 28 meters high walls of GuimareasCastle, (Cradle of the Portuguese nation), by the greatest Cistercian church in Europeand by Obidos, one of the most preserved medieval towns on the continent? Then you will appreciate the remaining Seven Wonders of Portugal: Batalha’s Monastery, Jeronimos Monastery,Pena National Palace and Belem Tower. Mosteiro de Batalha ( Batalha’s Monastery) In a time of kings, glory and fierce wars, the bond between man and God was strong... [ read more ]