Lisbon is the capital and Portugal largest city. With over 20 centuries of History, this city located on the 7 hills combines different cultures, trends and lifestyles. Situated near the Tagus river and sunny almost all the time, the Portuguese capital has a unique beauty and an internationally acclaimed architectural singularity.
Rich in monuments, neighborhoods (Belém, Bairro Alto, Chiado, Alfama and Mouraria), riverside zone, Fado houses, parks, gardens and viewpoints, Lisbon offers various possibilities to discover, so visit and enjoy the vast natural, historic and cultural city heritage.
Sintra is a charming Portuguese town situated within the cooling hills of the Serra de Sintra. Hidden within these pine-covered hills are whimsical palaces, extravagant villas and the ruins of a Moors castle.
This variety of fascinating historic buildings and beautiful natural scenery, combines to form an outstanding destination. Palácio da Pena and Quinta da Regaleira are a must, stroll along the narrow alleys and don’t miss a taste of the famous specialties such as “queijadas” and “travesseiros”.
The Sanctuary of Fatima is a place of Christian pilgrimage and Catholic devotion, preserving the memory of the apparitions of Our Lady to the three little shepherds in 1917. Its magnitude and relevance from the religious point of view has long been widely recognized nationally and internationally.
It is also one of the most important Marian shrines in the world belonging to the Catholic Church and one of the largest international religious destination.
The Portuguese are proud of their gastronomy. They appreciate eating and drinking well. Almost all parties include a meal, especially family gatherings. Codfish is prepared in many ways, and it is usually served as the most typical Portuguese dish. Sweets are very popular, such as “pasteis de Belem” and wine is often consumed with meals.
With several distinct wine regions and different wine makers, Portugal is a playground for all those in love with wine, due to the differentiation of soils, micro climates, winds and so many other aspects, including man himself. Near Lisbon you can discover the unique wines from Setúbal and Alentejo, …