Hotels in Ericeira

Hotels in Ericeira

Ericeira, a charming little fishing village, within easy travel distance of Lisbon makes a lovely little area to visit. It has a lovely Portuguese charm, with its narrow cobbled streets and whitewashed houses. For beach lovers, Ericeira certainly doesn’t have a shortage. But before all that, you’re going to need to think about where you … Read more

Ericeira Bars and Nightlife

Ericeira Bars and Nightlife

As a small fishing village, Ericeira may not immediately pop into your mind when thinking of somewhere that’s going to have great bars and fantastic nightlife. Yet Ericeira has some fantastic pubs and bars on offer, whether you’re looking for a quiet spot for a couple of drinks or somewhere more lively where you can … Read more

Yoga in Ericeira

Yoga in Ericeira

Ericeira is a stunning little fishing village, providing a laidback vibe full of narrow, cobbled streets, white and blue houses and beautiful ocean views. It is a fantastic location if you’re considering a yoga retreat holiday and are unsure of where to go for it. Below, this article will detail three fantastic options for yoga retreats … Read more

Day Trips from Ericeira

day trips from Ericeira

Ericeira is a popular holiday destination and an excellent choice for a relaxing base along the Lisbon coast. Some of the best day trips from Ericeira include Mafra, Sintra and of course Lisbon. Mafra Palace Just a short journey from Mary Sarah is the beautiful Mafra Palace. Mafra itself doesn’t have too much to do … Read more

Estremoz Castle

Estremoz Castle

Estremoz is a beautiful city in Alentejo, to the South of Portugal. It is often referred to as the ‘white city’ partly due to all the lovely white houses spread out over the hill, and also due to its stunning white marble, which made the area known all over the world! Estremoz castle is seen … Read more

Lamego Cathedral

Lamego Cathedral

Lamego is a beautiful little town set within the hills of the Douro region and with its close proximity to many other towns within the area, it makes for a great spot for a day trip. One popular stop on many people’s lists, when they come to this area, is Lamego Cathedral. Its eclectic mix … Read more

Highlights of Gondomar

Highlights of Gondomar

Only 7 kilometres from Porto, Gondomar is a lovely town that also has a lot to offer visitors. It runs right along the bank of the river Douro and as such has some beautiful riverside beaches. Gondomar also has a fantastic industrial history and is also well-known for its gold production! Here are our top … Read more

Tavira Castle

Tavira Castle

If on a day trip to the quaint little fishing town of Tavira, your day should definitely include a trip to Tavira Castle or Castelo de Tavira as it is known by the locals. The ruins of this medieval castle date back to the 11th century, when the Algarve region was under Moorish rule. However, … Read more

Churches of Portugal

Churches of Portugal

The biggest majority of the Portuguese public are of the Roman Catholic faith and this can be demonstrated throughout Portugal with the vast array of churches, chapels, cathedrals, and monasteries dedicated to the faith. For many, these buildings aren’t just a symbol of their religion but also a huge part of their culture. Here is … Read more

Churches of Porto

Churches of Porto

Portugal as a whole is one of the most religious countries within Europe, with a whopping 81% of its population stating their religion as Roman Catholic in the 2011 census. Due to this fact, there are a rich abundance of churches and chapels throughout Portugal and Porto certainly has some fine examples! Perhaps you are … Read more