For an ancient nation, Portugal has its share of places with interesting names, which are often corruptions of ancient Roman or pre-Roman names. In some cases, the exact origin is lost
Boston, MA--Azores Airlines gets you to Praia this winter and spring with an easy one-stop flight from Boston Logan Airport to Cape Verde (Praia) for just $694, all taxes included, round trip.
Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday… Between November 22nd to November 29th book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four following dates: November 24th, November 29th, December 3rd and December 5th, 2017. And the return dates are: November 29th and December 3rd, 5th, 6th and 10th.
, Lisbon’s newest attraction is the Experiência Pilar 7 – Centro Interpretativo da Ponte 25 de Abril (Pillar 7 Experience – Ponte 25 de Abril Interpretive Centre). See the bridge as you’ve never seen it before, through the construction and with an elevator ride to a panoramic viewing platform located about 80 metres above the river and offering unique views of the city, and of Belém and the River Tejo in particular.
You would be hard pressed to find a more charming town than Miranda do Douro. It has it all; ancient walls, medieval architecture, breathtaking views of the Douro River Gorge, great food, wines, and even its own dialect. Just missing one thing – tourists. Think of it as Volterra before the vampires...
Lisbon’s Panteão Nacional is in the Church of Santa Engrácia. Still incomplete today, the church became the national monument in 1910 and later the National Pantheon. The church is considered to be one of the finest baroque monuments in Portugal, it is crowned by a giant dome and its interior is mostly marble.
Portugal has 13 sites recognized as World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Tenare spread across the mainland, with 3 on Madeira and the Azores.
The month of December arrives in the parks and monuments of Sintra brimming with Holiday spirit. To commemorate the festive season, there is a range of different initiatives all wrapped up in color, music and animation to help you get away from the hassles of shopping and share some quality moments of happiness whether in the company of family or friends.
Lisbon is one the hottest destinations in Europe these days - but you might miss something special along the way. Now, with Azores Airlines’ new free stopover you can choose Lisbon and the Azores for one low price. The stopover adds a stay in the Azores at no extra cost - just pay the airfare to and from Lisbon.
Florbela Espanca ( 1894 — 1930). Was the mother of the feminist movement in Portugal, whose full life shaped her poems.