Category Archive: Great Lisbon

Sintra’s Tram

The recently reopened tram ride from Sintra to Praia das Maças is a not to miss thing to do if you are visiting Sintra. Don’t know about other countries but in Portugal is, certainly, the only one that can take you from a mountain range with green and lust vegetation and wonderful palaces with the …

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When D. Afonso Henriques, Portugal’s first King, took from the Moors this lovely seaside village planted, Sesimbra lived from agriculture and the centre of town was just the castle. Today, the houses almost touch the sea and fishing and tourism are the activities that engage its more than 45 000 inhabitants. Be sure to visit …

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Lisbon is fashion! It is one of the most beautiful and interesting capitals in the world. It is today a great city, both traditional and European, which supports its past but, looks to the future. Built on seven hills, Lisbon early realized the great importance of the Tagus and the proximity of the sea. Its …

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