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


Visit Portugal - Curral das Freiras, Island Madeira

12 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Curral das Freiras is a valley and a parish of the municipality of Câmara de Lobos, which is hidden among the peaks of the central mountain range of the island of Madeira. This hidden valley, known as Curral das Freiras, has been described on seve...

Visit Portugal - Sortelha

11 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Crowned by a castle set in a formidable rocky set at 760 m altitude, Sortelha maintains its medieval feature in the architecture of its granite country houses. It was part of the important defensive line of border castles, mostly built or rebuilt on...

Visit Portugal - Island of São Jorge

10 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

São Jorge is the island of cliffs, cliffs and fajãs, one of the greenest of the Azores archipelago and the perfect place for a holiday in contact with nature and the sea. This 54 km long and 6.9 km wide maximum island is part of the Central Group...

Visit Portugal - Dornes

9 Nov 2019 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

A peninsula bathed by the river Zêzere that would have served as a strategic military point at the beginning of nationality. It was the county seat, parish and now is simply a locality. Dornes has the charm of history and nature competing with each o...

Visit Portugal - Óbidos

8 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

The medieval village of Óbidos is one of the most picturesque and well preserved in Portugal. Close enough to the capital (Lisbon) and situated high above the Atlantic coast, Óbidos had a strategic importance in the territory. Already occupied before...

Visit Portugal - Marvão

7 Nov 2019 1 minute read 4 comments portugal

The fortified medieval settlement of Marvão sits high on a cliff surrounded by a meadow landscape in the Portuguese Alentejo region, very close to the Spanish border. Marvão was an important fortress in the defense of Portugal against Castile, esp...

Visit Portugal - Pinhão

6 Nov 2019 2 minute read 2 comments portugal

In the heart of the Douro, a UNESCO heritage site, is the beautiful village of Pinhão. Unlike many other towns or villages in the region, Pinhão is relatively recent, having been founded only in the 19th century, largely because of the necessity of t...

Visit Portugal - Nazaré

5 Nov 2019 1 minute read 2 comments portugal

A beautiful and quiet seaside town with breathtaking views from the top of a large cliff. From above - where you can climb by a funicular or by car - you have the view of the sea and the beach, from below, the beach itself and the view of the cliff....

Visit Portugal - Sintra

4 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Sintra is a charming city that provides a wonderful day's visit of Lisbon or Estoril - Cascais coast. Sintra contains stunning palaces, a ruined castle and other grand residences, all of which are set in the center of the magnificent scenery of the S...

Visit Portugal - Serra da Arrábida

3 Nov 2019 1 minute read 2 comments portugal

Arrábida is one of the most beautiful protected areas in Portugal. Here you can find fantastic deserted beaches between the blue of the sea and the green of the mountains. You can also walk the various walking paths, watch dolphins in the Sado estuar...