FIESA Sand Sculpture Festival – 25 May to 25 October

By | September 26, 2014 at 8:50 pm | One comment

Every year, the Fiesa International Festival of Sand Sculpture is one of the most popular attractions in the Algarve. 35 thousand tons of sand is meticulously moved, compressed, carved and etched into amazing larger-than-life sculptures. It is considered the largest sand sculpture festival in the world. In 2014, the festival runs from 25 May to 25 October.

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National Museum Machado de Castro in Coimbra

By | September 29, 2014 at 6:22 pm | No comments

The National Museum Machado de Castro features many historical and antique objects originating from the churches and convents of Coimbra and the region. When the last religious orders closed (around 1834), many of their possessions were brought to the Instituto de Coimbra and…


Adventure Park – Two Locations in Lisbon

By | September 21, 2014 at 8:38 am | No comments

Tired of museums and castles? Get some exercise and experience adventure. The Adventure Park offers safe, outdoor thrills in the treetops. Kids of all ages can participate in the adrenaline- raising activities. There are two parks in the Lisbon area to enjoy: at the Jamor Sport Complex…


World Of Discoveries – Porto

By | October 16, 2014 at 2:52 pm | No comments

World of Discoveries is an interactive museum and theme park reliving the adventures and Portuguese navigators and discoverer in the 15th and 16th centuries. This amusement and learning center follows the brave men as they ventured out into an unknown world finding new…