Guimaraes Portugal

Porto to Guimaraes train

Guimarães is a city and municipality located in the north of Portugal. The urban population is approximately 80,000 inhabitants, comprising the city of Guimarães and three other independent municipalities. The municipality of Guimarães is one of the most prosperous in northern Portugal and the largest municipality (by area) in the historical region of Minho. Its … Read more

Pena Palace Sintra

Pena Palace Sintra

If you are interested in the history and culture of Europe, a visit to Pena Palace is a must. Often referred to as the “Most Beautiful Palace in Portugal,” this marvelous building was constructed at the end of 19th century by King Luis I who wanted a summer residence near Lisbon. This palace offers tours … Read more

Things to do in Sintra

Things to do in Sintra

If you’re feeling like seeing a different and exotic part of Portugal, then you should consider visiting Sintra. It’s a wonderful town with plenty of things to do including an abundance of beautiful castles and palaces. Here is our guide that will hopefully give you everything that you need. We cover the best attractions, restaurants … Read more

Castelo Dos Mouros

Castelo Dos Mouros

Sintra is without a doubt one of the most prominent destinations in Portugal. It’s a charming town with colorful houses and enchanting gardens, perfect for some weekend getaway from the city. From its quaint coffee shops to its fairy-tale castles, it offers many surprising attractions to keep you occupied for days on end. However, not … Read more

Things to do in Cascais

Things to do in Cascais

Cascais is a lovely town located in the Lisboa region of Portugal. It’s known for its picturesque beaches and dramatic coast, which are spectacular even when the tide is low. Today’s blog is all about the best things to do in Cascais. Best Things to do in Cascais Here are some things to do while … Read more

Top 10 Cities in Portugal

Top 10 Cities in Portugal

There is so much to see and do on a vacation in Portugal! These beautiful top 10 cities in Portugal all have their own unique charm and personality as well as great food, fun attractions, nice weather, lively music scenes and plenty more that’s guaranteed to keep you entertained! Whether you’re looking for history or … Read more

Things to do in Obidos

Things to do in Obidos

Obidos is a popular tourist town in central Portugal, in the district of Leiria. It has a population of approximately 6,000 inhabitants and is located near the Serra da Estrela (Serra da Estrela) mountain range and the district capital, Penamacor. It is one of the prettiest places in Portugal and I highly recommend a day … Read more

Castle of Obidos

Castle of Obidos

Obidos Castle is a castle in the town of Obidos in Portugal, also known by the name of “Polygonal Castle.” It is classified as a national monument and it currently houses the Castles Museum. The Castle of Obidos is definitely worth a visit if you are visiting this part of Portugal – it’s one of … Read more

Things to do in Porto

Things to do in Porto

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and the capital of the Northern region. The climate is typically temperate with mild, rainy winters and dry, hot summers. Porto has a diverse landscape; the urbanized area extends along both sides of the Douro River estuary, being flat on the left bank and hilly on the … Read more

What to do in Funchal

What to do in Funchal

Several interesting places in Funchal have their origin in the history of those who lived here, both the Portuguese and the English.These were some of the first people to settle here. To this day, evidence of their presence adorns many parts of the city. One such place is Calouste Gulbenkian’s Museum (in Madeira) which is … Read more