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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...

Follow Your Heart: A Journey Through Romantic Lisbon

Follow Your Heart: A Journey Through Romantic Lisbon July 31, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Lisbon captures the imagination like few other European cities. It can also capture your heart. Head for historic neighbourhoods like Alfama and Castelo and you’ll quickly become enamoured by the picturesque quality of these ancient districts. Venture further and you’ll discover a maze of winding...
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