Archive for ‘City’

Parque das Nações of Lisbon, modern city

Parque das Nações of Lisbon, modern city

February 11, 2012

When someone thought about Lisbon few years ago, he could have an image of city attached to its past, small streets, hills and laundry hung between two buildings on the street. This image is always true, with emblematic areas of the city where history is still alive. But Lisbon is also a modern city, resolutely… [Read entry]

Porto: great destination for a holiday

Porto: great destination for a holiday

March 30, 2011

Porto or oPorto is the second largest city of Portugal. Beautiful capital of the North of the country, it gave, with itsneighboring city of Gaia, his name in the country: Portugal, Porto-Gaia. With two million inhabitants, approximately with the metropolitan area, its dynamism is the pride of the region: in the North, they work, as… [Read entry]

Aveiro, Portugal's most beautiful city?

Aveiro, Portugal’s most beautiful city?

February 5, 2011

When I was a student I once asked a friend who traveled widely in the country: I wanted to know what was the most beautiful city in Portugal for him. He did not hesitate a single second : it’s Aveiro. No more need to say more : it will remain etched in my memory: Aveiro… [Read entry]

Visit of Cantanhede, quiet town of Portugal

Visit of Cantanhede, quiet town of Portugal

February 4, 2011

Portugal is a country known for its tranquillity. Most of the Portuguese cities are havens of peace, despite the negative evolution of crime in recent years. «Portugal é um país de brandos costumes» was used to say, “Portugal is a sweet custom country.» It is one of the first European countries to abolished the death… [Read entry]