Fortaleza Sagres

Fortaleza de Sagres

The Fortaleza Sagres (also known as Sagres Castle or Fort Sagres) sits atop the Ponta de Sagres, in the southwestern-most point of Portugal. The fortress was built in the 15th century by Prince Henry (right before the Portuguese Discoveries).
Castelo Silves Algarve

Silves Castle

Silves Castle is the largest, most important and best preserved of the Algarve. It was built in the 11th century of red sandstone and mud. The Moors seized control not long after and built much of the core foundation of the complex. There are eleven square towers...
Museu do Brincar Vagos

Play Museum (Museu do Brincar) in Vagos

The Play Museum (or Museu do Brincar) was founded by the Harlequin Theatre for Children, which dedicates itself to collecting toys and other childhood objects (clothing, school supplies, children's literature, collecting, etc.). There are already 15,000 pieces in the collection.
Museu do Pao seia

Bread Museum (Museu do Pão) in Seia

Who can’t resist the Bread Museum?!?! The Bread Museum in Seia, the entire family can learn the process of how bread is made, taste some delicious regional products and even sit down to a lovely traditional Portuguese meal. Inside the museum, kids follow the "Cycle of Bread."
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Art Nouveau Museum (Museu Arte Nova) in Aveiro

Few know that Aveiro is a true center for the Paris-school of art nouveau architecture. The city center is full of spectacular buildings façades featuring this distinctive style of design. The Museu de Arte Nova honors the Portuguese heritage of art nouveau.
Museu Brinquedo Seia

Toy Museum of Seia (Museu do Brinquedo)

The Toy Museum of Seia celebrates toys from past and present, and from Portugal and around the world. 8000 toys are in the collection. Wow! The museum is divided into several sections: knowing the world by playing; childhood memories; playing is dreaming; and Portugal, decades of...
Bairrada wine museum

Bairrada Wine Museum (O Museu do Vinho – Bairrada)

This museum is emphasizes history the wine-producing region of Bairrada in central Portugal. Six themed rooms, with filled with archaeological, ethnological and technical objects, shows the importance of the wine industry. Other features of the museum include educational activities...