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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, […]

Garden Tours in Portugal

Palácio Fronteira: A Top Notch Garden Tour in Portugal One of the five Portuguese gardens featured in “The Garden’s Gardener”, Phaidon’s fabulous compendium of the world’s most beautiful gardens, the Palácio Fronteira, in Lisbon, is an absolute must-see in any garden tour in Portugal. Built around 1675 by the First […]