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Mafra bread, a sweetish taste

August 17, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Mafra bread is a gastronomic treat of the Lisbon area, only produced in Mafra, that will conquer you for its characteristic sweetish flavor

Mafra bread (pão de Mafra or pão saloio) is one of the gastronomic treats of the Lisbon … Read More

Comporta beach, the Portuguese Riviera

August 17, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Comporta is the refugee of many famous personalities, atracted by the natural beauty and luxurious services of this beach of the Alentejo.

Comporta beach is one of the jewels of the Alentejo coast, situated in the parish of Carvalhal, Grândola … Read More

Clergy Tower, Oporto’s proud

August 16, 2011 |

From the top of the lovely Clergy Tower, a symbol of Oporto, you have a magnificent view from the city as well as the Douro river up to Foz

Clergy Tower (Torre dos Clérigos), the bell tower of Igreja dos … Read More

Belem Tower, a Lisbon sentinel

August 16, 2011 |

Belem Tower, located in Lisbon, is a magnificent fortress that in 1983 was named as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, along with nearby Hieronymites Monastery.

Belem Tower (Torre de Belém) is a fortified tower, also named Tower of St Vincent, … Read More

Hieronymites monastery, grandiosity by Tagus River

August 16, 2011 |

The Hieronymites monastery, in Belem area, reveals the grandiosity of the Portuguese Age of Discovery and is a tribute to those who made this deed possible.

The Hieronymites monastery, or Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Portuguese, exemplifies the Portuguese art at … Read More

Lawrence’s hotel Sintra

August 16, 2011 |

lawrence’s hotel Sintra is the oldest hotel of the Iberian Peninsula and famous for its distinguished guests as Eça de Queirós or even Lord Byron.

Lawrence’s hotel, opened since 1764, is the oldest hotel of the Iberian Peninsula and one … Read More

Monument to the Discoveries

August 10, 2011 |

Monument to the Discoveries is one of the most impressive monuments one can find in the beautiful area of Belem, a remarkable Lisbon district by Tagus River

Shaped as an impressive 50 meters high caravel prow, the Monument to the … Read More

Mafra National Palace

August 8, 2011 | | 2 Comments

The impressive Mafra National Palace from the 18th century is known by its Basilica with the carilons as well as the magnificent Library

Mafra National Palace (Palácio Nacional de Mafra) raises majestic over Mafra and it seems like a giant … Read More

Paula Rego, an outstanding artist

August 8, 2011 | | One Comment

Paula Rego is an amazing painter internationally famed. Portugal honored her with the opening of Casa das Histórias, a museum devoted to her

Paula Rego was born in Lisbon on 26 January 1935. Raised in a liberal family, the painter … Read More

Casa das Historias Paula Rego

August 8, 2011 |

Casa das Historias Paula Rego is more than a museum devoted to the famed Portuguese artist Paula Rego, is a place where art is to be enjoyed and lived.

Casa das Historias Paula Rego is much more than a museum. … Read More