Articles Tagged ‘excursion’

Sintra – steeped in history, cloaked in mystery and wrapped in romance

Sintra – steeped in history, cloaked in mystery and wrapped in romance February 29, 2012 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Half an hour after leaving Lisbon’s Rossio railway terminal the Serra de Sintra looms into view. Lying at the foot of these ancient hills is Sintra itself, whose old quarter (Vila Velha) is possessed of a beguiling, medieval character. Sintra's historic centre - a UNESCO World Heritage site This magical...

Coasting to Cascais

Coasting to Cascais January 9, 2012 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Lisbon offers the tourist all sorts of sightseeing options. But why not combine your city break with an excursion along the coast? A favourite destination is the pleasant resort town of Cascais. This is a great day trip idea. Regular departures from Cais do Sodré railway terminal connect the capital...