Wool Museum (Museu de Lanifícios) in Covilhã

For centuries, Covilhã was an important city in the region for the production and manufacturing of wool for clothes, coats and blankets. Shepherds from the nearby mountain of Serra da Estrela brought wool they ...

Cheese Museum (Museu do Queijo) in Covilhã

Cheese lovers of all ages will love the Cheese Museum (Museu do Queijo) in Covilhã, central Portugal. Central Portugal is well-known for the locally-produced cheeses, particularly from Serra da Estrela towns o...

Belém Tower (Torre de Belém) in Lisbon

Belem Tower is one of many important monuments around Lisbon. It was built between 1514 and 1520 on the northern bank of the Tagus, as part of the Tagus estuary defense system. Two distinct military architectu...

Pena Palace (Palácio Nacional da Pena) in Sintra

Pena Palace (Palácio Nacional da Pena) is the most complete and notable example of Portuguese Romantic architecture. Originally the palace was the former Hieronymus Monastery of Our Lady of Pena, built by King...

Côa Museum (Museu de Côa) in Vila Nova de Foz Côa

Photo at Above: ©António Martinho Baptista Rock art is the oldest graphic memory of mankind. The Côa Valley, in central Portugal, is considered one of the most important rock art sites in the world, and is the...

São Lourenço Church – Almancil

The Church of São Lourenço (St. Lawrence) in Almancil is considered one of the greatest artistic treasures in the Algarve. Built in the first half of the 18th century, it is a single nave church with a chancel ...