Southern Wine Route in Portugal
A route that leads to know better and to know more about the wine region of southern Portugal.
Castle of São Jorge
The Castle of São Jorge is one of the most emblematic monuments of Lisbon, whose name derives from the saint of the knights and crusaders. It is at the top of one of the hills of the city with centuries of history and with one of the best views to Tejo River and Lisbon.
Padrão dos Descobrimentos
Padrão dos Descobrimentos is a beautiful and imposing monument located in Belém, a few meters from the waters of the Tagus River. It was built during the Salazar dictatorship and inaugurated in 1960 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Infante D. Henrique, o Navegador.
Santuário Nacional de Nossa Senhora da Conceição de Vila Viçosa
Santuário Nacional da Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Vila Viçosa is also known by the name Solar da Padroeira, where it is in Our Lady of the Conception that is the Patron of Portugal. This church is a matrix of locality, that is located within the walls of the castle of the own town. The building was built in medieval times and most of the results of the cable revolt in 1569 did not reign of D. Sebastião.
Palácio Real dos Duques de Bragança
The Palácio Real dos Duques de Bragança was built in the century XV by D. Afonso, had been the first duque of Bragança. Durinf the Estado Novo. The building was built in a burgundian style that reflects the likes of the duque that were acquired in the trips that he made in Europe.
The Chapel of Bones
The Chapel of Bones is located in the Church of St. Francis and was built in the 17th century by three Franciscan monks who intended to convey the message of the transience of life. The Chapel of Bones is a fascinating chapel with a very particular atmosphere.
Park and Palace of Pena
Located in the Sintra hills, the Park and Palace of Pena are the fruit of King Ferdinand II’s creative genius and the greatest expression of 19th century romanticism in Portugal, denoting clear influences from the Manueline and Moorish styles of architecture. The Palace stands in the top a rocky peak, which is the second highest point in the Sintra hills.