Fun Brick Lego Construction Exhibition – 15-30 August, Portimão Arena

By | August 11, 2015 at 11:51 am | No comments

Legos rock Portimão! For the first time, the Portimão Arena plays host to Fun Brick, a mega construction exhibition featuring millions of Lego pieces. The entire family will enjoy this special event featuring exhibits and activities. Fun Brick takes place 15-30 August. Over five MILLION pieces are in this exhibition.

Old Stuff

Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos)

By | August 10, 2015 at 10:59 am | No comments

The Monument to the Discoveries (also known as Monument to Mariners) sits prominently on the right bank of the Tagus River. Erected in 1940 during for the Portuguese World Exhibition, the monument honors those involved the great period of sea navigation (14th and 15th centuries) known as the Portuguese Discoveries. Surrounding the monument are 33 […]


Sintra Mitos e Lendas (Myths and Legends)

By | August 21, 2015 at 10:56 am | No comments

Sintra, just on the northern outskirts of Lisbon, is a magical city indeed. Home to an 8th century Moorish castle, an 19th century palace and a delightful traditional village, Sintra is full of charm, romance, history and fascination. To discover the essence of this town, visitors may now explore the Sintra Mitos e Lendas…

Water Parks

AquaShow Family Fun Park – Quarteira

By | August 10, 2015 at 11:18 am | No comments

AquaShow Park is a vast park with water and ride attractions. Older kids will love the Wild Snake covered, circular 16 meter slide. If that doesn’t scare them, the White Fall should provide a boost of adrenaline. Younger kids will love floating down the Lazy River, or keeping busy with activities in Aqualand.

Fun Facts

Hammer on the Head at Porto’s São João Festival

By | June 11, 2015 at 2:29 pm | No comments

In Portugal, June is the month in which cities and villages across the county pay tribute to the patron saint of their town with celebrations. In Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, they throw a HUGE street party on the night of 23 June to honor their favorite saint, São João (St. John). This celebration has taken place for six centuries, and over that time, many traditions have been created specific to ….


Monte Selvagem (Wild Mountain) in Montemoro-o-Novo

By | August 10, 2015 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Monte Selvagem (Wild Mountain) is outside of Lisbon on the way to Évora in the Alentejo region. It is an animal reserve caring for and protecting many types of species, while also proving an entertaining and educational experience for children and families. About 300 animals of 70…