Visiting a city is much more than seeing monuments and landscapes, it is much more than eating and drinking, it is also knowing a people and your culture. The Portuguese people are unique, after knowing it you will realize this, for that reason we always try to provide the contact with popular, whether the seller […]Read more
Monastery of São Vicente de Fora (Briefing)
The Monastery of São Vicente de Fora was built by the first King of Portugal (D. Afonso Henriques) in 1147, shortly after the conquest of Lisbon to the Moors. In addition to doing this as a way of thanking the divine for the conquest of Lisbon, this monument was also built to honor […]Read more
Procession of the Corpus Christi – 1587 images in exposed.
The Procession of the Corpus Christi, although with some interregnums, is carried out in Lisbon, at least since 1282 (Reign of D. Dinis), that is, almost 750 years ago. Throughout its history it has had different shapes and dimensions. However, in the year 1719, King D. João V, gave great importance to this […]Read more
Convent of Christ – At the origin of Portugal and the Discoveries.
The Convent of Christ (Portuguese: Convento de Cristo) is a religious building and Roman Catholic building in Tomar, Portugal, originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century. After the Order of the Knights Templar was dissolved in the 14th century, the order was turned into the Order of Christ, which supported Portugal’s maritime discoveries of […]Read more
Monastery of Batalha.
The Monastery of Batalha (Battle in English) is located in the central region of Portugal, near the well-known Sanctuary of Fátima, where every year millions of pilgrims take place. It was ordered to be built in 1386 by King João I as thanks to Mary (Mother of Jesus) for the victory against the Castilians in […]Read more
Casa dos Bicos – Alfama Tours.
Casa dos Bicos is a historic house, built in the early 16th century by Afonso de Albuquerque, 1st Portuguese Governor in India and its construction was influenced by Italian Renaissance palaces and the Portuguese Manueline style. It is located in the neighborhood of Alfama, has a very curious facade, with nozzles and windows of […]Read more
CNN Travel: Lisbon one of the 18 best places in the World to visit in 2018.
The charm of Lisbon is increasingly recognized throughout the World, this time it was CNN Travel to highlight our city and to recommend that you come and visit us. In the text that justifies why Lisbon is one of the 18 best places in the world to visit in 2018, it highlights the […]Read more
Two New Car Tours in Lisbon.
In this year that begins now, we will have some news, in order to complete our offer to all who visit Lisbon. Today we present two new car tours, these within the city of Lisbon, one half day and one full day. They are two services that we offer to think especially on days when […]Read more
Belém – Carcavelos – Free Bike Tour (Kings Day)
In this first free bike tour of 2018 we will leave Belém, on Kings Day (6/1), next to the bike rental shop (Belém Bike) and we will cycle, almost always in bike path, to Carcavelos Beach, where we will stop for “recharge batteries” (anyone who wants can carry food and drinks). The return will be […]Read more
Let’s go to the top of Christ the King?
The statue of Christ the King is one of the most emblematic Monuments in the Lisbon area, situated on the south bank of the Tagus River (Almada), offers an extraordinary view of the city. This monument, 110 meters high, took 10 years to be built, was inaugurated on May 17, 1959, in the […]Read more