• Lisbon

    Cities and More ……..

    by  • May 10, 2015 • Cascais, City Breaks, Estoril, Lisbon, Porto, Sintra

    Lisbon and Porto make excellent bases for some fascinating full day excursions   The Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto make ideal destinations for those people who are looking for something a little more than a straightforward city break.  Lisbon is a wonderful city in its own right, offering the city break tourist a...

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    Lisbon & Porto

    by  • March 4, 2015 • City Breaks, Lisbon, Porto

    Perched on the hillside overlooking the Rio Tejo, Lisbon has all the appeal of a capital city without the commotion. Brightly coloured buildings, beautiful gothic cathedrals, monasteries, museums and remnants of Moorish architecture are yours to explore, but so too are the dozens of restaurants, bars and cafés lining the narrow streets of the...

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    Popular Pontes of Portugal – The Iconic Bridges of Lisbon and Porto

    by  • February 11, 2015 • Architecture, City Breaks, Lisbon, Porto

    The Iconic Bridges of Lisbon and Porto, Photo Essentials on your Portuguese City Break. Whether designed by a world-renowned architect, named after a legendary explorer or celebrated for its span, steeped in history, the bridges of Lisbon and Porto have fascinating stories to tell. Often compared to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, not least...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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