Tomar is less than 2 hours from Lisbon. It is monumental and charming. And, a 3 bedroom is easy bought for less than $100,000. The city has a good hospital, is surrounded by parks, is set on a river and is one of the most monumental cities in Portugal. It also has rail service to Lisbon.
Portugal, one of the world’s oldest nations, has many examples of modern and futuristic architecture. Porto’s famed architecture school counts Álvaro de Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto de Moura among its alumni with Pritzker prizes.
Travel+Leisure highlighted Portugal in its choices for the best of travel in 2018. From the Best Islands to the Best European Destinations or the Best Hotels in the World, Portugal comes up with Porto and Lisbon in the top 10 cities; Azores in the top 10 islands; and the Six Senses Hotel in the top 100 Hotels.
The Tomar Synagogue has reopen to the public after 11 months of preservation work. The project included the conservation and restoration of the monument (plastering, covering, electrical, acoustics, creation of exhibitions).
Book by November 15thand travel between January and March and see the Azores for just $499 round trip, non-stop from Boston on Azores Airlines. Price includes tax. Azores Airline offers flights every Friday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday to Ponta Delgada and on Wednesday to Terceira. All flights are non-stop to the Azores, with service on to other islands.
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The streets of Funchal are covered with festive lights, illuminations and decorations, turning the wide avenues and squares into a wonderland of light and flowers.
Renowned NYC Chef George Mendes to lead new Sagres Vacations Culinary Tour of Portugal Stops include Portugal’s top culinary destinations and an opportunity to sample local cuisine with former Top Chef Masters contestant
Azores Airlines business class is aboard all the new A321neos. With the widest single-aisle cabin on the market, every A321neo offers modern comfort – wide business class seats, just 4 seats per aisle, inflight streaming movies and TV shows, an elegant meal with wine, as well as lounge access,
About midway between the east coast of the United States and mainland Portugal sits the Azores, a collection of nine islands scattered over several hundred nautical miles. The closest point to Europe from the United States, the Azores were once the one-and-only stopping-off point for ocean voyagers traveling between the two continents. Today, the Azores are an autonomous region of Portugal, even though they are more than 800 miles west of Portugal’s mainland. A direct flight from Boston to the Azores takes about four hour.