, Lisbon’s newest attraction is the Experiência Pilar 7 – Centro Interpretativo da Ponte 25 de Abril (Pillar 7 Experience – Ponte 25 de Abril Interpretive Centre). See the bridge as you’ve never seen it before, through the construction and with an elevator ride to a panoramic viewing platform located about 80 metres above the river and offering unique views of the city, and of Belém and the River Tejo in particular.
You would be hard pressed to find a more charming town than Miranda do Douro. It has it all; ancient walls, medieval architecture, breathtaking views of the Douro River Gorge, great food, wines, and even its own dialect. Just missing one thing – tourists. Think of it as Volterra before the vampires...
Lisbon’s Panteão Nacional is in the Church of Santa Engrácia. Still incomplete today, the church became the national monument in 1910 and later the National Pantheon. The church is considered to be one of the finest baroque monuments in Portugal, it is crowned by a giant dome and its interior is mostly marble.
Portugal has 13 sites recognized as World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Tenare spread across the mainland, with 3 on Madeira and the Azores.
The month of December arrives in the parks and monuments of Sintra brimming with Holiday spirit. To commemorate the festive season, there is a range of different initiatives all wrapped up in color, music and animation to help you get away from the hassles of shopping and share some quality moments of happiness whether in the company of family or friends.
Lisbon is one the hottest destinations in Europe these days - but you might miss something special along the way. Now, with Azores Airlines’ new free stopover you can choose Lisbon and the Azores for one low price. The stopover adds a stay in the Azores at no extra cost - just pay the airfare to and from Lisbon.
Florbela Espanca ( 1894 — 1930). Was the mother of the feminist movement in Portugal, whose full life shaped her poems.
Rabaçal cheese is an old tradition made in a small town near Penela, in the District of Coimbra, Portugal. It is a DOC-type designation of origin in accordance with European Union standards. And it is damn good. It can be enjoyed like entrance, dessert or like light meal.
Azores Airlines will again offer Bay Area traveler’s direct flights to Terceira Island, Azores, beginning on June 12, 2018 from Oakland International Airport. All Azores Airlines will flights conveniently connect with inter-island flights in the Azores and to Porto and Lisbon.
The first ever National Geographic Exodus Aveiro Fest will be an International Travel and Adventure Photography and Video Festival set in the coastal city of Aveiro, in the Centro de Portugal region. Bringing together the professionals to talk about their lives and share their projects, the program will run from December 1 to 3, 2018