Dolphins in Cascais!

  In recent years the number of tourists in Lisbon has increased in a very significant way and this does not only refer to the number of people and their origins. Also some species of animals have appeared with some frequency, the flamingos and the dolphins. Today in the sea of Cascais was sighted a […]

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Centenary of Fátima – 12 and 13 October 2017.

Fátima 12 and 13 October. On the 12th and 13th of October, the hundredth anniversary of the Fatima apparitions is celebrated. In these days the Fátima Day Tour will have schedule changes so that everyone can attend the celebrations on the 12th at night and at 13 in the morning. On the 12th, departure from […]

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Lisbon has a new viewpoint on the Bridge.

Lisbon today won a new viewpoint, now it is possible to climb to the height of the board, about 80 meters, and see, through a wall and a floor made of glass, Lisbon from a new angle. The Miradouro is placed in pillar 7, the entrance is made by the Av of India and the […]

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Lisbon – Convento da Graça open to the public.

  It opened to the public part of the Convent of Graça, that enormous building that is seen of many points of the city, in the hill near the Castle and that has near by the Miradouro of Graça, now called Miradouro Sophia de Melo Breyner (miradouro = viewpoint). The entrance is made by the […]

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Óbidos is the 8th most beautiful medieval village in Europe.

Vortex readers chose 3 Portuguese villages for the top 25 of Europe’s most beautiful medieval villages: Óbidos (8th), Monsaraz (13th) Marvão (22nd place). In the first place was Bruges (Belgium), second Sveti Stefan (Montenegro) and third Carcassone (France). Note: If you want to visit this village, about 90 km from Lisbon click here.   Óbidos […]

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Baleal – A well kept secret.

I know that it is not necessary to change the routes of the tours that are previously programmed, but the truth is that the main objective of Be Up in Lisbon is to satisfy our customers. Help them to enjoy the best of our country, do everything to keep them with very good memories and […]

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Mary Paz with us in Lisbon.

  Mary Paz, a Spanish woman from Barcelona, living since many years near Monte Carlo, came alone to Lisbon to spend a few days on vacation. Before coming she booked some tours – the first one was a walking tour through the neighborhoods next to São Jorge Castle; the second, to Almada to watch the […]

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Óbidos – The Crown Pearl.

  The small village of Óbidos, built inside the walls of a castle, is a small pearl of medieval times. Located about 90 km from Lisbon, this village is composed of small houses painted in white, with doors and windows outlined in bright colors (pink, blue, yellow) and with plants to decorate the walls. In […]

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Ericeira – A fishing and surfing village.

Ericeira is a small village about 35 km from Lisbon, 15 km from Sintra and 8 km from Mafra. Its location by the sea makes it a fishing village and also, for many years, a place much sought after by tourists in the summer months. In recent years, due to its fantastic waves, Ericeira has […]

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The Royal Palace of Mafra.

      Located about 25 km from Lisbon and built in the 18th century, in the reign of João V, the Royal Palace of Mafra is the most important baroque monument in Portugal. This building occupies an area 37,790 m2, comprising 1200 divisions, more than 4700 doors and windows, 156 staircases and 29 courtyards […]

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