9 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO AT PORT
Porto is the northern capital of Portugal. A special city with a unique atmosphere and amazing architecture. Walk through the streets of the old city, see all the most unusual…

Continue reading →

8 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO ON THE AZORIAN ISLANDS
Midway between the Old and the New Worlds in the middle of the Atlantic are the beautiful Azores. Nine islands are completely different from each other, but they are united…

Continue reading →

7 reasons to consider Lisbon the coolest capital of Europe
The capital of Portugal is not inferior to other magnificent cities in Europe. For some reason, completely undeservedly, tourists bypass this city. Lisbon can be considered one of the pearls…

Continue reading →

complete catalog

1 2 3 5

Mafra Palace

Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he was the richest European king, thanks to the gold from Brazil, this palace became the apotheosis of the king’s numerous and meaningless expenses.

Mafra Palace

A few numbers: 52,000 people worked on the construction of the palace;
it covers an area of ​​about 4 hectares (37.790 m2); 1200 rooms; 4700 doors and windows and 156 stairs; 1 year – the longest time a royal family has been in it; 98 bells. Continue reading

What to do in Cascais

Cascais is one of the most popular cities for day trips from Lisbon. It has many historical monuments, attractions and interesting museums. Cascais is just a short train ride from Lisbon.

In this guide, designed for tourists who come to Cascais for just one day, we focus on the most popular attractions of the city. More information for tourists staying in Cascais can be found here. Entrance to all museums in the city, as well as visits to most of the sights are free, but on Mondays and on holidays most of them are closed.

Boca de Inferno (the mouth of the Devil or the mouth of the underworld) is a rock mass 2 km north of Cascais. Continue reading

The most typical Portuguese dishes by Region.

Gastronomy of Portugal is one of its most important attractions. The Portuguese are very proud of their cuisine and quite patriotic in matters of culinary preferences. And for good reason – because the local cuisine is so healthy and healthy for the body and at the same time deliciously delicious. A wide selection of seafood, prepared in such a way that they retain all the minerals and vitamins; vegetable salads generously flavored with the lowest acidity olive oil; seasonal fruits grown in the same area – the energy of the sun is accumulated in them, and, of course, wine – red, white, pink and even green. Continue reading

1 2 3 5
Portugal - a country of unforgettable experiences
You can experience a real sense of envy for those people who are traveling for the first time to the country of snow-white buildings, excellent ocean beaches and the best…

...

Mafra Palace
Mafra Palace is one of the most ambitious palace-monuments in Europe. The palace was built in the Baroque style by the King of Portugal, Juan V. At that time he…

...

Cascais, Portugal - A Guide to Landmarks and Landmarks
The charming fishing town of Cascais is located in the western part of the marvelous coast of Lisbon. This is a historic and prosperous city with magnificent buildings, carefully maintained…

...

Alcoholic drinks Portugal
The culture of production and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Portugal is distinctive, as is the culture of the state in general. It is impossible to speak unambiguously about Portugal,…

...