UNESCO’s World Heritage places in Portugal

Portugal is a country of history and beauty. There’s several places throughout our borders that are recognized as being important for our history, among them there’s castles and several monuments. Our beauty is diversified, going from the natural landscapes to the most populated cities. Of course that small villages and towns also play an important…

Places to visit – the Pena National Palace

The Pena Palace, as most people know, is located in the town of Sintra, stands  on a huge rocky mountain, and was elected in 2007 as one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal. This distinction is validated by the majority of tourists who visit it, but most famously by Richard Strauss, the famous German composer…

Marvão Castle – A National Monument

Santa Maria de Marvão’s landscape, in Portalegre, Alentejo, is dominated by the castle that stands between the walls and towers of the medieval village. And the history of the protection of this village is entwined with a legend. The Marvão castle, considered a national monument, stands 850 meters above sea level, built on a quartz…