- On December 24, 2017
- In Places to visit
Lisbon: Nativity Scenes – Crèches de Noël – Presépios
The Nativity Scene originated in Greccio, Italy (1223), where St. Francis of Assisi began this way of representing the birth of Jesus. In this representation everything was very simple, because the intention was to highlight the poverty, the simplicity and the humility that are the deepest signs of the event that is celebrated in […]Read more
Christmas Pastery in Portugal!
It is true that some dishes of Portuguese cuisine, such as cod fish, sardines and even the famouse “pastel de nata”, are already known all over the world. What many have not yet discovered is that Portuguese cuisine is one of the best in the world and, moreover, has a great diversity. Included in Portuguese […]Read more
Portuguese Christmas is with Bacalhau and Peru.
In Portugal, a country mostly Catholic, Christmas is lived with great intensity. At this time families come together and cod fish (Bacalhau), which can be made in many ways, is a compulsory dish in every house and the turkey (Perú) is also part of the menu. There are also many candies that are purposefully made […]Read more
Handmade Chocolate in Lisbon – Calçada do Cacau the new store.
Due to the great connections that Portugal has had with cocoa producing countries, both in Africa and in Brazil, chocolate confectionery has been present for many years in Portuguese culture. In recent years, with a more sophisticated design, they have opened several handmade chocolate shops in the center of the city. Recently, in one of […]Read more
Feira da Ladra – The oldest street market in Lisbon.
The Feira da Ladra – Thief’s Fair originated in the 13th century, it is the oldest street market in the city of Lisbon. It got its name because a lot of stolen goods were sold here. Currently, handicrafts, collectibles (stamps, coins, books, records, etc.), antiques, second-hand clothes and utensils are sold. One visit to […]Read more
- On December 10, 2017
- In Events
Portugal is the World’s Leading Destination and Lisbon is World’s Leading City Break Destination 2017.
Portugal won today, in a ceremony held in Vietnam, organized by World Travel Wards, 6 prizes (tourism oscars), of which the “World’s Leading Destination 2017″ (Portugal) and the “Leading City Break Destination 2017” (Lisbon) deserve special mention. We are very happy and proud. Come visit us, you will love it! Portugal a gagné […]Read more
Ruins of the Carmo Convent.
Built in 1389, on the hill opposite the Castle of St. George, the Carmo Convent was the most important monument of Gothic style in Lisbon. The great earthquake of 1755 destroyed it completely, which is why it is currently in ruins, which can be visited. In its interior is installed the Museum of Archeology. […]Read more
Sintra, Cascais and Belém in one day tour.
It is true that since we started this project (Be Up in Lisbon) we have already made several visits to Cascais, Sintra and Belém, but it is also true that many times, who will be a few days in Lisbon, asks us to visit all these areas in one day, something we have done quite […]Read more
What to do on a Rainy Day in Lisbon.
One of the important features of Lisbon is the good weather and the great amount of suny days. However, there are also days and weeks in which it rains a lot and at these times the bike ans walking tours are not so pleasant. In this sense and because Lisbon has a […]Read more
Program for a WEEKEND in Lisbon, Sintra and Cascais (From 120.00 €).
It will be impossible to get to know the whole city of Lisbon in just 2 or 3 days, but with this program you will get to know all the historical districts, the famous viewpoints and hills, the most important monuments and you will still have time to listen the fado and taste the fantastic […]Read more