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, […]
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 […]
Rediscovering Portugal’s Jewish Heritage Slowly, but strongly, Portugal is rediscovering its Jewish Heritage. In Lisbon, Porto and the small mountain towns near the Spanish border, like Belmonte, Jewish Heritage in Portugal is coming out of the shadow, after a long period of hibernation that lasted for more than 500 years. […]
Architecture Tours in Portugal: history meets the contemporary Architecture tours in Portugal will not disappoint the well-travelled visitor. Medieval castles, gothic churches, neoclassical palaces and Baroque manor houses coexist with stunning examples of contemporary architecture, composing an original landscape that never fails to amaze.
Jewish Heritage in Portugal: the secrets of a living heritage Jewish heritage in Portugal can be really astounding. From the traces of Jewish presence in the country’s biggest cities, to the small towns where Jewish tradition remains alive, this is a fascinating journey full of secrets and discoveries.
Garden Tours in Portugal: A Botanical Feast Portugal is not only about never-ending beaches and fabulous seascapes. In a country blessed by Nature, there is a lot more to discover. For nature lovers and garden aesthetes alike, Garden tours in Portugal are the promise of a true botanical feast. With […]
Wine Tours in Portugal: Grape Times to remember Wine is an important part of Portugal’s culture and heritage, and Wine Tours in Portugal can be an enjoyable way to get in touch with a fascinating and varied cultural landscape.