Viseu

In Center of Portugal, surrounded by mountains and rivers Vouga and Dão, stands the city of Viseu, birthplace of Vasco Fernandes, and milestone of sacred art and religious architecture, as evidenced by the numerous churches that adorn the historical center.

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To visit near Viseu: Santar Garden Village

Santar is a wonderful aristocratic village situated 25 minutes away from Viseu at the heart of Dão Wine Demarcated Region. It is particularly surprising due to its cultural heritage and the beauty of its landscape dominated by the vineyards with Caramulo Mountain in the north and Serra da Estrela defining the skyline in the south. The heart of Santar is [...]

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Coimbra

If “Coimbra is a lesson”, as the popular fado song says, Coimbra is firstly a lesson of Portuguese History. Here is the grave of Kings Afonso Henriques and Sancho I, the first Portuguese Kings.

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To visit in Coimbra: Quinta das Lágrimas

Revive your romantic side with a visit to the stage of the most well-known Portuguese love story.

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Castelo Branco

Distinct architecture, a Templar castle, 15th century doors and churches, Baroque gardens and manor houses belonging to families with Historical roots. If you visit Castelo Branco, the capital of “Beira Baixa”, you will see all this in a place which combines tradition and novelty.

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To visit in Castelo Branco: Bishop’s Palace Garden

The Garden of the Bishop’s Palace in Castelo Branco is one of the most original examples of the Baroque in Portugal!

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Tomar

Portugal has a whole city that has risen according to an esoteric plan. It is the city of Tomar, designed by Gualdim Pais, the most famous master of the Order of the Temple. Founded in 1160, Tomar was conceived according to the archetype of an initiating mentality, as the Polis, the Acropolis and the Pantheon.

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Óbidos

The delightful town of Óbidos, with white houses adorned with bougainvilleas and honeysuckle was captured from the Moors by the first king of Portugal, D. Afonso Henriques, in 1148. D. Dinis later presented it to his wife, Queen Santa Isabel. From then until 1883, the town of Óbidos and the surrounding land was always the property of the queens of [...]

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