Mafra, Portugal

Mafra, Portugal Mosteiro de Mafra A forty-minute drive from Lisbon, you will find the town of Mafra near the west coast of Portugal. The town is known for the landmark that dominates it, the opulent …

Óbidos, Portugal

The Castle of Obidos

Obidos, Portugal Obidos A tiny, charming town with over 3000 inhabitants, Obidos is an hour from Lisbon and feels like stepping back in time. The medieval town’s historic centre features picturesque cobbled streets and traditional …

Nazare, Portugal

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Nazare, Portugal Nazare, Portugal An ancient fishing village turned popular seaside resort, Nazare is only an hour and a half from Lisbon but it feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the city. …

Braga, Portugal

Braga Portugal

Highlights of Portugal | Braga Braga, Portugal Braga is Portugal’s third-largest city and its most important religious centre. With almost four dozen places of worship, Braga is something of an ecclesiastical destination, particularly around Easter. …

Sintra, Portugal

The Pena National Palace Sao Pedro de Penaferrim, Sintra, Portugal

Highlights of Portugal | Sintra The PenaPalace in São Pedro de Penaferrim, Sintra, Portugal Sintra is like something out of a fairy tale. A town nestled among the pine trees on the edge of the …

Evora, Portugal

Highlights of Portugal | Evora Evora’s town square One of Portugal’s most unspoilt medieval towns, Evora is a UNESCO World Heritage site just an hour and a half from Lisbon, the capital of Portugal’s south-central …