The history of Lisbon can be divided into two parts: before and after the earthquake of 1755. In just 6 minutes, more than 80 thousand people died, Lisbon was completely destroyed, after which it rose from the ashes. The city is located on seven hills and is a mixture of European and Arab cultures. Despite the impressive number of attractions, Lisbon is a small city, it will not be difficult to get around it on foot. It is worth considering the hilly terrain – wear comfortable shoes. Colorful streets, the sound of fado from neighboring houses, colorful houses – all these things make Lisbon romantic and attractive.
1. WALK IN THE CASTLE Continue reading
Recently, more tourists come to Portugal to relax than in previous years. The high interest in the country located on the westernmost edge of Europe is explained by a number of reasons:
cheap summer holidays in Egypt and Turkey became dangerous;
in Portugal, a country with a rich history, a myriad of cultural attractions is concentrated, acquaintance with which helps to expand horizons and get vivid impressions;
foreign guests can get acquainted not only with architectural monuments, but also explore interesting natural sites, including walking along specially created Madeira hiking trails;
Tours in Portugal include wine and cheese tastings with the opportunity to buy delicacies at discounted prices;
rest is calm, comfortable, but not boring.
To Portugal with the tour operator “Lusitana Sol” Continue reading