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…

10 tips for a safe bicycle ride

A cycling day can be a lot of fun, but it’s important to take some precautions. Here are 10 tips for your next bike ride: 1 – Set the route This is an important step, so you can enjoy the best possible ride, but also to make it safer. By planning, you can take note…

Epic Sana Algarve and its Love Tree

In order to make the most of your stay in Portugal, it’s important to find an accommodation that excels in the comfort, refinement and friendliness towards its visitors. EPIC SANA Algarve, the group’s first resort in Portugal, is an excellent choice, and one that was essential to us from day one. The resort faces the sea…

Pastéis de Belém, the history and the secret

Pastéis de Belém are probably the most well-known and loved pastries by tourists visiting Portugal. More than 20.000 are made daily by the Confeitaria (pastry factory), located very close to the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos’ Monastery. The monastery played a central role in the history of these delicacies. The recipe for the Pastéis de…

The Algarve bets on Cycling & Walking

It was with great excitment that we received news of the initiative of ANA – Airports of Portugal, to ask TDI (Tourism Development International) for a study that addressed the needs of tourism demand in the Cycling & Walking segment in the Algarve region. This international entity presented some suggestions as a result of this…

Touring the Blue Coast

A biking holiday shoud be fun, enriching and invigorating, not just healthy. One of our tours addresses these three goals, using the beautiful “Costa Azul” (Blue Coast) as a backdrop. The Blue Coast stretches from Lisbon to Sines (160 km), with extensive sandy areas, rocky slopes, nature reserves, tiny villages and picturesque towns, making it…