Capela dos Ossos in Évora, undoubtedly an extremely intriguing place in Évora, in the Alentejo region, that you cannot miss visiting in Portugal. History of the Chapel of Bones in Évora   In the 16th century Évora, cemeteries were much smaller, although Évora had many (about 40), built on the initiative of three Franciscan monks with the aim of representing

Where was Fado born?   About the origin of Fado, a lot could be said or written, a typical Portuguese musical style, it is thought that fado originated in the lundum, music of Brazilian slaves that would have reached us through sailors. Another hypothesis may have been through troubadours. medieval. Cantigas de amigo reveal similarities with some recurring themes from

Best wineries near Lisbon Some tips on the best wineries near Lisbon for you, who are in Lisbon and want to visit some wineries without making long trips, to Évora or even to the Douro.   José Maria da Fonseca Family of wines, family wines, it is in this way that this winery, perhaps the oldest in Portugal, is always

Military Orders in Portugal Templars were given the defense of the Tagus, up to the Mondego River The hospital workers controlled from the north to the area controlled by Calatrava The Santiago with the sword geographically controlled from the Tagus on the other side of Lisbon and the entire coast to the Algarve. The Calatrava / Avis controlled the region

Golf in Portugal Due to the mild climate and the existence of numerous golf courses, this sport can be practiced in Portugal throughout the year, but it is less frequent in the winter due to the climatic factor (rain / strong winds). Most of the Portuguese golf courses are pleasant in terms of the environment. By this I mean that

An article with tips from Lisbon for couples, what to visit and how to visit, perfect for just two people. In modern times, travel does not have to be all for the family, hence the importance of this article, Lisbon as a very eclectic tourist destination, tourism for all ages and tastes. Lisbon is known as the city of the