Bacalhôa Buddha Eden: A Little Peace For Everyone
Portugal is technically a Catholic country, but the 6000-tons worth of Buddha statues sitting just an hour outside of Lisbon would suggest otherwise.
Hiking Around the Santuário da Peninha in Sintra
The mountaintops of Sintra are shrouded in mystery, magic, and, more often than not, fog. When it’s beach weather in Lisbon and the nearby town of Cascais, it’s likely misty
Rock Climbing Around Lisbon — and Beyond, a Part II of Sorts
Our favorite crag has been getting crowded so we’d like to reveal a few more places you can climb outdoors within just an hour’s drive from Lisbon.
Living Large: A Walk Through Portugal dos Pequenitos
If you’ve ever wondered how Gulliver felt in Lilliput, or you want a crash course in portuguese architecture, Portugal dos Pequenitos is for you.
Carnival Portuguese Style: the Caretos
Dating back to the Celts, the caretos are perhaps the oldest tradition alive today in Portugal though for many years the practice became nearly extinct.
Palácio do Marquês de Pombal in Oeiras
The title Marquês de Pombal is more or less the same as Prime Minister, so it’s no wonder that this guy needed a snazzy palace to call his own whilst in office.
Do it All in a Day: Walking from Sintra to Cabo da Roca
This four-hour walk between Sintra and Cabo da Roca lets you see many of Sintra’s famed landmarks and includes plenty of forest-walking, sea-gazing, and cliff-scrambling. And you don’t need a car to reach it.
Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan
You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.
Driving Through Portugal: See it All in 50 Stops (Part 3)
This is the last leg of your 50-city tour, so throw your vehicle into high hear and get ready to get a little dirty.
Quinta da Regaleira
Sintra is the most popular day excursion from Lisbon, and Quinta da Regaleira is one of its most popular attractions. This, in case you hadn’t guessed, is for a very good reason: it is magical.
Urban Animals: Finding the Flamingos
Like any good Lisbon story, this one starts in Cais do Sodré. But this one ends with flamingos.
Booking Portuguese Hotels the Portuguese Way: the Launch of Click2Portugal
Portugal is fighting back against industry giants in the tourism sector with the launch of a Portuguese-built hotel aggregator, Click2Portugal.com.