Airports in Portugal

Airports in Portugal

Portugal’s prime location on the Atlantic coast means that many people fly in and out of Portugal. This article lists the main international airports in Portugal, which are Lisbon for the Lisbon coast or Faro for the Algrave. You may also use Porto or Lagos as your departure point if you’re flying into Portugal. Lisbon … Read more

Port Tasting in Porto

Port Tasting in Porto

Let’s be blunt about this – the best port tasting tours in the world are in PORTO! I had a great time Port tasting in Porto on both of my trips! Porto is a popular tourist destination and Portugal’s second city. I suggest that you spend at least 3-4 days there if possible. At least … Read more

Monsaraz, Portugal: An Unforgettable Travel Destination

Monseraz

Located near the Spanish border, Monsaraz is a quaint Portuguese town on a hill that will give you history, a taste of traditional Portuguese lifestyles and phenomenal views. It is a very picturesque Portuguese destination – one of the prettiest places in Portugal. Where is Monsaraz? This village is located right near the Spanish border … Read more

Mafra

Mafra

If you plan to visit Lisbon, you should not only think of emigrant favourites such as Cascais and Estoril, but also of the beautiful city of Mafra. Filled with shops and restaurants along the promenade and arena, visitors and locals alike gather here to treat themselves to ice cream in spring and summer and chestnut … Read more

Mafra National Palace

Mafra National Palace

The visit to the basilica is free, but the visit to the basilica of Mafra palace and monastery costs 6 euros, with the possibility of paying an additional 5 euros to visit the courtyard and terrace, which makes no sense. Sleep overnight in Mafra to be the first and only visitor to the monastery after … Read more

Alcobaca Portugal

Alcobaca Portugal

There is a small and mysterious town in central Portugal, famous for the largest church in the country. Today we will tell you about Alcobaca Portugal and where to go, where to stay and much more. Alcobaca is located between Coimbra and Lisbon and can be visited as a day trip or as a city … Read more

Alcobaca Monastery

Alcobaca Monastery

The Mosteiro de Alcobaca (Alcobaca Monastery) is a large medieval monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the small town of Alcobaca in Central Portugal, not far from Leiria. Like the monastery of Santa Cruz in Coimbra, it was the first Gothic building to be built in Portugal. The Gothic architecture of the Monastery of … Read more

Convent of Christ Tomar

Convent of Christ Tomar

The cityscape of Tomar, located in the centre of Portugal, is dominated by a huge monumental complex, the Monastery of the Knights Templar of Tomar, which stands on a hill. It is not only a monument, it includes a castle, its national forests (known as Mata dos Sete Montes), a home (Ermida de Nossa Senhora … Read more

Ericeira – A Surfers Paradise

Ericeira – A Surfers Paradise

Ericeira is a former fishing village that is now one of the most important towns in Portugal for surfing on the beach. Itas is also Europe’s first World Surfing Reserve, and surfers from all over the world visit the village every year to enjoy the golden sands of the beaches of Ribeira and Dailhas. Ericeira … Read more