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All About Portugal | December 18, 2017

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Mafra

Mafra is a lovely village 20 minutes away from Lisbon dominated by the imposing Mafra Palace that was once one of the favorite summer residences of the Portuguese royal family. Besides, Mafra stands just 10 minutes away from the amazing beaches of Ericeira, the only surf reserve of Europe.

The most awesome library in the world is Portuguese!

May 27, 2014 |

Mafra National Palace library was considered the most awesome library in the world by the Book Riot website. Portugal has the most awesome library in the world

The American website Book Riot elected Mafra National Palace Library has the most … Read More

Tapada de Mafra, a natural shrine

August 22, 2011 |

Tapada de Mafra is a well-preserved natural park near Lisbon where you may observe the animals wondering free in their natural environment.

Tapada de Mafra is one of the most well preserved Portuguese natural parks. It was created under the … Read More

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

Mafra National Palace

August 8, 2011 | | One Comment

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