Tag Archives: Northern Portugal

The BEST 15 Reasons for visiting Portugal

This short film shows everything that Portugal epitomizes in the wonderful variety of attractions that this small country has to offer never ceasing to amaze those who visit here. The Monuments Architecture Artistic Tiles Culture World Heritage Nature Landscapes Portuguese … Continue reading

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Portugal’s Forgotten Buildings – Grande Hotel do Parque, Gerês

Portugal is dotted throughout with some very striking and grandiose architecture that covers centuries of history and have, I am sure, some wonderful stories surrounding them. One example of this fine architecture are the magnificent Portuguese manor houses or country … Continue reading

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The Intriguing Story of the Senhor d’Além Chapel

When travelling around such a beautiful country as Portugal, one will inevitably encounter monasteries, churches and chapels in the cities, towns and villages and in some cases on private properties.  All are usually well maintained, either by the state or … Continue reading

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Tascas of Portugal – Sr. Delfim’s Tasca in Arcos de Valdevez

The town of Arcos de Valdevez, boasting nine centuries of history, is located in the Minho region and sits beside the Rio Vez.  It is one place that should not be missed and on a quick stopover at the end … Continue reading

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The Chapel in the Sea – Senhor da Pedra

There is a small and intriguing little chapel built on the top of a rock situated right on the shoreline of the Atlantic ocean that commands an amazing view both out to sea and to the white sandy beach stretching … Continue reading

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Discovering One of Northern Portugal’s Secrets

There is a small and very charming village called Provesende, lying within the Douro demarcated wine region, in the county of Sabrosa (northern Portugal), which is an absolute must to visit.  Sabrosa incidently is the birthplace (cerca 1480) of the famous Portuguese … Continue reading

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