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Lagos (in winter) in Algarve - Christmas in Portugal

Lagos – Algarve for Christmas | Portugal

Lagos, Algarve for Christmas | Portugal Algarve, Portugal Is the Algarve in Portugal only beautiful in the summer? Well, no – in winter you should also visit southern Portuguese towns like Lagos, Ferragudo, Albufeira, etc. They have a completely different charm...
Chapel of Bones in Évora - Capela dos Ossos; Portugal

Chapel of Bones in Évora | Portugal

Chapel of Bones in Évora | Portugal Évora, Portugal The Chapel of Bones in the city of Evora was built by the Franciscans in the 17th century. This chapel is probably the most famous monument of Evora – a UNESCO World Monument. Evora More than 5000 bones cover...
Convent of Espinheiro - hotel near Evora; Portugal

Evora – Espinheiro Convent | Portugal

Evora - Espinheiro Convent | Portugal Évora, Portugal The Espinheiro Convent is located just 2km from the historic city of Évora in the province of Alentejo, Portugal. Despite being classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the convent today serves as a hotel....
Batalha Monastery; Centro Region; Portugal

Batalha Monastery | Portugal

Batalha Monastery | Portugal Leiria, Portugal The Monastery of Batalha (or Monastery of Our Lady of Victory; port. Convento de Santa Maria da Vitória) is a symbol of the late Gothic, flamboyant architectural style. Work on this monastery began in 1386 and was...
Reasons to visit Aveiro in the North of Portugal

Aveiro – is it worth a visit? | Portugal

Aveiro - is it worth a visit? | Portugal Aveiro, Portugal Aveiro is often overlooked by tourists visiting Portugal. They usually head straight to Lisbon, Porto or visit towns in the Algarve region. However, there are several reasons why you should take a day or two to...
Albufeira in Algarve - panorama of the beach at sunset; Portugal

Albufeira Algarve | Portugal

Albufeira Algarve | Portugal Algarve, Portugal When you know a bit about the Algarve and think of Albufeira, the connotation “tourism” automatically comes to mind. Yes, Albufeira is an extremely lively tourist destination. But in the winter, you can enjoy...
Panorama of Ferragudo near Portimão in the Algarve; Portugal

Panorama of Ferragudo in Algarve | Portugal

Panorama of Ferragudo in Algarve | Portugal Algarve, Portugal Ferragudo is located on the Arade River, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean near the city of Portimão. Historically, the place relied mainly on fishing. And although today tourism plays a big role for this...
Mafra Palace - library; Portugal

Mafra Palace | Portugal

Mafra Palace | Portugal Lisbon, Portugal In 1711, Portuguese King John V vowed to build a convent if his wife Mariana would give him offspring. So with the birth of his first daughter Infanta Barbara of Portugal, work on the convent, basilica and palace at Mafra (the...