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    A packed day out on the other side of the Tagus
    The beautiful landscapes of the Serra da Arrábida and the beaches around the Sado river estuary provide an excellent backdrop to this scenic tour to the south of Lisbon. Do not get confused, there are two "Azeitão". Start in Vila Nogueira de (...)

  2. Pelo Douro acima até às quintas do vinho fino
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    Cruises on the Douro River
    Through to the end of the 19th century, the Douro was the major means of accessing inland parts of the region and the way of transport products and people from lands rendered effectively distant.Difficult to navigate, impeded by natural barriers, (...)

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    Almond-Trees in Blossom
    At the end of winter, especially in the months of February and March, the soft white colour of the almond-trees in blossom mixes with the greens and browns of the surrounding landscape. This is an excellent time for visiting this particular region (...)

  4. Arquitectura no Parque das Nações
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    Architecture - Innovative and Modern
    Right from initial planning, the Parque das Nações constituted an opportunity to create a new city, one where architecture would take varied forms, with imagination the limit. Examples of innovative design include the Portuguese Pavilion, Atlantic (...)

  5. Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória
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    Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória
    At the very heart of Porto, in Vitória parish, the São Bento da Vitória Monastery – a classified National Monument since 1977 – is one of the municipality’s most important religious buildings.In the late 1500s, after a series of difficult (...)

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    The Pombaline downtown
    On the 1st November 1755 a violent earthquake, followed by equally devastating fires, destroyed the centre of Lisbon. The Royal Palace, the House of India, aristocratic palaces, the Opera House that was still under construction, art and royal (...)

  7. Grutas da Moeda
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    Grutas da Moeda
    The Grutas da Moeda (the Coin Caves) of São Mamede, Fatima, were discovered in 1971 by two hunters while chasing a fox. Once in the cave, they were overcome with curiosity which led them to explore the area more thoroughly. To their amazement, they (...)

  8. Bordalo II
Place: Covilhã
Photo: Wool / Bordalo II
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    Bordalo II
    Owl Eyes / Olhos de MochoLocation: Rua Alexandre Herculano / Rua do Cotovelo, CovilhãThis work was carried out in the historical centre of Covilha in October 2014, as part of Wool, an urban art festival. The location chosen by Bordalo II, (...)

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    Praça do Rossio
    Reborn out of the wreckage of the 1755 earthquake, this lovely Lisbon square marks the northern reach of the Pombaline Downtown. It stretches out in a quadrilateral form dominated by the neo-classical harmony of the D. Maria II Theatre, built on the (...)

  10. Grutas de Santo António - Alvados
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    Grutas de Santo António - Alvados
    In 1955 two men working at a place called Pedra do Altar went through a large opening as they were trying to catch a bird. The Santo António caves were discovered more than 150 million years after their formation in the Middle Jurassic age, when the (...)

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