Alfama Theatrical Walking Tours
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Theatrical Walking Tours Portugal Tales is on Alfama streets offering theatrical walking tours. You will be taken on an 800 year journey full of narrated and dramatized stories and legends. Through this fun, entertaining and innovative way, Portugal Tales share its country, its neighborhoods, its people, its stories and secrets.           This tour goes through the oldest district of Lisbon (Alfama), which, thanks to its tight winding streets and … Read More

Westernmost Point Of Continental Europe – Cabo da Roca
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The Westernmost Point Of Continental Europe, Cabo Da Roca Westernmost point of Continental europe. Driving up from Cascais or simply going west from Sintra town, the westernmost point of continental Europe is just 20 minutes away. Try not to miss, just follow the signs and the sea coastline, you will not miss it. The cape is at the west of Sintra, a Lisbon district. Sintra, Roca Cape and Cascais a Day Trip from Lisbon. The … Read More

Lisbon Riverside Promenade
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Lisbon Riverside Promenade Along the coastline by Lisbon riverside you will find many of the best sights to enjoy the city. Either way, starting from the Nations Park or the end of the Cascais train line the potential is immense. The Tagus River is the longest in the Iberian Peninsula. It is 1,038 km (645 mi) long, 716 km (445 mi) in Spain, 47 km (29 mi) along the border between Portugal and Spain and 275 km (171 mi) in Portugal, … Read More

5 Best Lisbon Sights – Learn About The Capital of Portugal
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5 Best Lisbon Sights Lisbon sights not to be missed in Lisbon. Other sights will come if you follow along with these locations. 1 – Saint George Castle (Castelo de São Jorge). This fortification is up the hill above Lisbon with superb views over the city and the Tagus River. The castle as being taken throughout the centuries  by the Visigoths, the Romans, the Moors and finally by the first Portuguese king D. … Read More

Saint George Fort
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Saint George Fort (Oitavos) Along the coastline, going from Cascais towards the Guincho beach, the Saint George Fort is a free entrance fortification to visit. It was erected in the context of the Restoration War of Portugal’s independence. With the function to prevent landings between the beach and the Guincho beach. Saint George Fort was usually held by a cable, three gunners and eighteen soldiers with artillery to four parts, … Read More

Nations Park
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The Nations Park in Lisbon The Nations Park, widely known as Parque das Nacoes, is an area of Lisbon. The area was dramatically transformed to give place to the Expo’98 World Exhibition. The area stretches along the Tagus River. The transformation required by the 1998 World Exhibition had the effect of turning this old industrial area into a modern residential district with, leisure and commercial hotspots in Lisbon. At the moment, the Nations … Read More

Lisbon Street Art
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  Lisbon Street Art Visiting Lisbon you will see some amazing building painted walls, Lisbon Street Art over the past decades as developed positively. Certain creative actions in the city have centered the debate around whether considering them an aggression on the city or whether interpreting them as an artistic and constructive reaction. Artists like, Blu and the Twins, created this stunning large-scale corporate figure, sporting a crown featuring oil company … Read More

5 Best Restaurants In Lisbon
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5 Best Restaurants In Lisbon Lisbon’s gastronomy includes deliciously fresh seafood and offers to the elite traveler an excellent selection of world class restaurants. The exceptional Portuguese cuisine is widely available with modern adaptations of classic dishes, taking full advantage of its maritime traditions. 1 – The Largo Restaurant is at the cloisters of the former Convent of “Igreja dos Mártires”, inside the ambience successfully combines old and new.  Chef Miguel … Read More

Lisbon 3 Day Tour
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Lisbon 3 Day Tour Three days are the ideal length for a good understanding of Lisbon city. There is no need to hire a car, as public transport is excellent and driving can be difficult. Within 3 days most of the major tourist sights can be visited. Day 1 Morning – Alfama and Baixa The Saint George Castle of Lisbon that stands above the city. The Sé Cathedral. Saint Anthony’s … Read More

Ancient Portugal History
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Ancient Portugal History Ancient Portugal, since the world was in the ice age. Human beings have lived in Portugal since about 30,000 BC. The first humans were hunters and fishermen living in an easy going natural environment, gathered plants for  food, wore leather clothes and made stone tools. During the Neolithic period, pre-Celtic peoples inhabited the region. The remains of their stone monuments still exist today. Around 5,000 BC farming was introduced. However, the … Read More

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