Lisbon before the earthquake of 1755.
This drawing on the portuguese tiles, placed in the Mirador of Santa Luzia, illustrates Lisbon before the enormous earthquake of 1755, which destroyed almost all the city. Ce dessin sur les tuiles portugais, placé dans le Mirador de Santa Luzia, illustre Lisbonne avant le tremblement de terre de 1755, qui a détruit presque toute la […]Read more
Pope in Fátima – The Program.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady, Pope Francis will be in Fatima on 12 and 13 May. He arrives on May 12, at 5:35 p.m. and immediately goes to the Shrine, where at 6:15 p.m. he will make a prayer at the Chapel of the Apparitions. At night, the Pope […]Read more
The Wonderful Monastery of Jerónimos.
One of the most important monuments of Lisbon, the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, located in the neighborhood of Belém, is undoubtedly one of the most important cultural attractions of the city. Started to build in the early 1500’s, marked by a mixed Gothic and Renaissance style. It stands out for its size, but mainly for the […]Read more
Sunset – One of of Lisbon wonders!
It is for images like this that we never tire of talking about the sunset in Lisbon, the moment when the city gets more charm. Whoever comes to Lisbon can not miss these fantastic moments, but attention is not equal at all times of the year, nor seen from all places and it’s for […]Read more
Balu – A luxury guide.
Balu – A luxury guide. Balu is our best guide, is a very friendly Husky, knows the paths well, is always ready to help, sometimes even pulls the bicycles, loves the conviviality and give great dives in the Tagus River and the beach. In some of our bike tours, especially to Belém, Caparica and […]Read more
Hotel Anjo Azul in Bairro Alto.
The Bairro Alto, born in the fifteenth century, sits on top of one of Lisbon’s hills and is one of the most famous in the city. It has gained fame for its long history, but also because in the last century it was a place frequented by journalists, people linked to culture, art and entertainment, […]Read more
Miradouro de Santo Estevão.
As we have already written Lisbon has several viewpoints (Miradouros), some more known than others and each with its charm. The viewpoint of Santo Estevão, in the heart of Alfama, is little known and little visited, does not have a view as wide as others, but has a very special charm. It is a very […]Read more
Caparica – Lisbon South Beaches.
Caparica – Lisbon South Beaches. It is located on the south bank of Lisbon and has a stretch of sand with about 20 km, where there are dozens of fantastic beaches, which in addition to providing a great day of beach, are great for the practice of sea sports, such as surf, bodybord, sky surf […]Read more
Lisbon Oasis Backpackers Hostel.
This Hostel, besides being very beautiful and cozy, is in a very nice neighborhood – Santa Catarina – on top of one of the 7 hills of Lisbon, with a fantastic view over the Tagus River, near other well known neighborhoods – Bica, Chiado and Bairro Alto.. It is a very nice and […]Read more
Elevador da Bica.
This funicular, one of the three existing in Lisbon, serves to connect the riverside area of Lisbon – R. de São Paulo – to a high part of the city – Santa Catarina. Designed by Eng. Mesnier du Ponsard was opened in 1892. Initially it was powered water (balance process), passed in 1896 to be […]Read more