The Roman ruins at Conímbriga, near Coimbra, are a slice of Pompeii in Portugal, minus the crowds and annoying guides. And it’s still being excavated.
In Batalha, just 2km outside of Fátima, lies the Grutas da Moeda, a 45-meter-deep cave that spans over 350 meters in length, and it is magical.
The municipality of Sintra is where fantasy and whimsy take material form. The city itself…
We spent a long weekend exploring the Amalfi Coast and what we found was a little slice of heaven.
Just a few hours north of Lisbon, these quaint villages offer the best of Portuguese hospitality. Plus some of the best cheese and honey in the country.
On the rota, well-marked trails take you along the coast and through towns large and small until Cabo São Vicente, where the body of the patron saint of Lisbon washed ashore 1700 years ago.
If you’re looking to see what happens when you put monks in charge of education…