Cultural Tours

Shopping in Lisbon

  Shopping in Lisbon: a small selection of not-to-be-missed shops Whether you’re window-shopping, on retail therapy or determined to take some bespoke souvenirs home with you, shopping in Lisbon can be extremely fun. Some of the best shopping in Lisbon happens at Baixa and Chiado. These two historical districts are […]

Garden tours in Portugal: hidden treasures

The Magic of Buçaco Woods: Garden tours in Portugal A high wall with eleven doors surrounds the magical Buçaco Woods, at the far end of the Buçaco mountain. This wall was built by the Carmelite monks in the 17th century, to protect this unique botanical and spiritual treasure. The Buçaco woods, […]

Gulbenkian: 60 years of love for culture

Founded 60 years ago, the Fundação Gulbenkian remains one of the strongest and most cherished symbols of culture in Portugal. In the heart of Lisbon, this precious modernist building filled with treasures is the living legacy of Calouste Gulbenkian. Inside, outside, in the exhibition rooms, the concert hall, the art […]

Miró at Fundação Serralves

Art in Porto: Miró Fundação Serralves If the spectacular opening of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (Maat) marked Lisbon’s arts rentrée last October. Then the arrival of a unique collection of Miró paintings to Serralves, in Porto, seemed like the North’s response to the capital’s cultural effervescence. The […]

Cultural Tours in Portugal: Enchanting Sintra

An unforgettable Cultural Tour in Portugal around Sintra   If you had to choose just one place to visit around Lisbon for an unforgettable cultural tour in Portugal, it should be Sintra. This UNESCO site is unanimously praised as one of the most beautiful places in Portugal, a definite must-see […]