Articles on Lisbon destinations

Lisbon metro – practical information for tourists

In most European capitals, underground is one of the quickest and the cheapest alternatives of public transportation. In Lisbon, often referred to as ‘the city…

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Visit MAAT museum in Portugal

The Portuguese capital, Lisbon, boast a diverse offers of tourist attractions, ranging from spectacular historic heritage, through gastronomy, to great beaches, just a short drive…

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Faro weather – temperatures on the Algarve Coast

Blessed with a mild Mediterranean climate, Faro in southern Portugal, rarely disappoints when it comes to weather. The capital of the Algarve region and home…

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Lisbon in Spring – what to see, do and.. wear

The Portuguese capital is a growingly popular city-break destination, much appreciated for its somewhat exotic character, yet within a reach of a couple of hours…

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Fatima shrine – a religious tourism destination in Portugal

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, located approximately 80 miles north of Lisbon, is one of the most important Catholic pilgrimage sites in Europe….

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Bank holidays Spain 2017 and 2018

Tourists in Portugal often take the advantage of the relative proximity to Spain to visit also Portugal’s only neighbour. It takes only a little over…

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Independence Day public holiday in Portugal

1 of December is a date of a great importance for the Portuguese and a nation-wide public holiday. Known as the Restoration of Independence Day,…

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Christmas in Portugal

Although winter time is low season for tourism in Portugal, still a considerable amount of travellers choose the month between December and February to visit…

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Lisbon Roman Galleries

Roman monuments abound in Portugal, which was once, together with the rest of the Iberian Peninsula, an important outpost of the Roman Empire. The temples,…

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Portugal Day – public holiday

Portugal’s national day is celebrated every year on 10 June, the date which marks the death of the country’s most patriotic writer, Luis de Camões….

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