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Blog about Portugal, where you can find photos and more information about this beautiful country.


Trip Portugal - Quinta da Regaleira

9 Mar 2021 1 minute read 6 comments portugal

A few kilometers from Lisbon, Sintra enchants tourists with its imposing and beautiful palaces, surrounded by green forests. One of the most impressive is Quinta da Regaleira, also called the Palácio da Regaleira or Monteiro dos Milhões. It is locate...

Trip Portugal - Batalha Monastery

8 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Near the place where the Batalha Monastery stands, on August 14, 1385, a decisive event for the consolidation of the Portuguese nation took place: D.João, Mestre de Avis and future king of Portugal, won the Castilian armies in the battle of Aljubarro...

Trip Portugal - Convent of Christ, Tomar

7 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

The Convento de Cristo rises on top of a hill, within the walls of the Castle of the Templars, dominating the city of Tomar, Portugal. Both the castle and the convent were headquarters of the Templars in the year 1314 and the order of Christ in 1357....

Trip Portugal - Azarujinha beach

6 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Azarujinha beach is located in front of São João do Estoril town, where the Cascais promenade ends. It's a very small beach just over 20 meters in front and narrow, leading to many sunbathers spreading their towel on the cement terrace. Source   The...

Trip Portugal - Geopark Arouca

5 Mar 2021 2 minute read 6 comments portugal

A Geopark is a park of outstanding geological heritage, recognized as such by the European Network and the UNESCO Global Geopark Network. Its purpose is geoconservation, education for sustainable development and tourism. Source   In the Arouca Geop...

Trip Portugal - Belmonte

4 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

In the tranquility of Beira Baixa, Belmonte is a Portuguese village belonging to the Castelo Branco district. It is a land of good food, immense landscapes and above all a lot of history: did you know that Pedro Álvares Cabral was born here, responsi...

Trip Portugal - Vila Nova de Cerveira

3 Mar 2021 2 minute read 2 comments portugal

Vila Nova de Cerveira is a beautiful Vila Minhota, county seat, right in the northern region, overlooking the Minho River that separates it from the Spanish village of Góian. Border village, it developed around its walls, which protected it from...

Trip Portugal - Talasnal, Lousã

2 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments portugal

Talasnal has long been the Serra da Lousã Schist Village that has given more visibility and charisma to the whole. For its size and layout, but also for the many details of the recoveries of their homes. And also by the way the village of Talasnal se...

Trip Portugal - Pitões das Júnias, Montalegre

1 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

Situated in a municipality of Montalegre, Pitões das Júnias is set in a more magical rural setting of the Peneda-Gerês National Park and is a village full of identity that prides itself on its ancestry, traditions and history. Much of the responsibil...

Trip Portugal - Cerdeira

28 Feb 2021 1 minute read 4 comments portugal

There were times when the road that led to Cerdeira, besides being steep, was on dirt. Today it is tarred and has open rails for deer to pass. The village, in the middle of the green, is a treat for the eyes, with its homogeneously restored schis...