Óbidos Chocolate Festival 2015 – 16 April to 3 May

By | March 3, 2015 at 7:56 am | No comments

The International Festival of Chocolate in Óbidos (Festival Internacional de Chocolate de Óbidos) returns for yet another year of chocolate, chocolate and MORE chocolate. Kids and adults alike delight as this picturesque walled city is turned into a cocoa wonderland.

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Casa Medieval Welcome Center & Walking Tours – Coimbra

By | February 25, 2015 at 11:32 am | No comments

Welcome to Coimbra!….the third largest city in Portugal, a former capital of the country (from 1131 to 1255), home to one of the oldest universities in Europe (established 1537) and filled with a very rich culture from architecture to fado. Don’t miss seeing a single monument…


Grutas de Mira de Aire – Caves, Water Park, Animals & More in Leiria

By | January 3, 2015 at 8:11 am | No comments

Not in Lisbon, exactly….but just an hour drive to the north in Leiria is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the Portugal….The Grutas de Mira de Aire (Caves of Mira de Aire). This multi-amusement park is one of the biggest natural attractions in Portugal. 11.5 kilometers of caves make up this unique geographical formation.


Hippo Trip – Land and Sea Tours of Lisbon

By | March 3, 2015 at 8:14 pm | No comments

See Lisbon from land and sea! The Hippo Trip amphibious vehicle travels the streets and water ways of Lisbon, passing by all of the historic sites you want to see. Lively on-board guides entertain and inform as they tell tales of this stunning city’s rich history and culture. The full trip…