Category Archives: Central Portugal

5 Amazing Things to Do in Beja, Portugal

Nestled in the Alentejo region of Portugal is Beja. The quaint town is embedded in the fertile farmland and sleeps patiently beside a marble castle tower on top of a 277-metre hill. Beja has existed ever since the Celts and, … Continue reading

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A Beginners Guide: Advice for Exploring Lisbon

It’s not hard to see why Lisbon is such a popular destination for travellers. The great capital has become increasingly popular in recent years; its warm Mediterranean climate, stunning architecture and sandy beaches are just three of the reasons travellers … Continue reading

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Visiting Óbidos in Winter

Óbidos is located approximately an hour away from Lisbon, its famous castle and village a centre attraction for both locals and tourists. This traditional and old Portuguese town is a charming refuge from the hustle and bustle of the bigger … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Lisbon’s Downtown District

Lisbon’s downtown district is a vibrant hub of tourists and residents who walk through the paved streets and local, traditional shops. After having been rebuilt with a stronger and more intricate architecture, the ‘pombalina’ district has become a meeting point … Continue reading

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Visiting Nazaré: A Stunning Beach in Portugal

The Algarve is a popular destination for beaches but certainly not the only place in the country where you can enjoy the sand and the sun. Nazaré is a stunning city with a beautiful beach that is well-known for its … Continue reading

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Lisbon in June: Festivities of Saint Anthony

The first day of June marks the beginning of the festivities in Lisbon, in which everyone comes together to celebrate Lisbon’s favourite saint: Saint Anthony. Born in Lisbon in 1195, Saint Anthony is a much-loved, respected saint. During the celebrations … Continue reading

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Top 2017 Best Beaches in Portugal

With summer quickly approaching, Portugal is already experiencing wonderful weather. With the beach season already kicking off, knowing where to visit to experience Portugal’s best beaches can be tricky. TripAdvisor has composed a list so that you can choose your … Continue reading

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Fun Activities in Portugal For All The Family

While you’re away on holiday in the beautiful country of Portugal with the family, there are simply so many locations and activities to choose from that you may be dazzled by the sheer volume of choices. We at Pousadas of … Continue reading

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Most Haunted Places in Portugal

With that time of year creeping upon us again, when the days get darker and shorter, the evenings get colder and the fog covers the fields below the full moon; What better atmosphere to celebrate the ghosts, ghouls and the … Continue reading

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