Top things to do and eat in castelo Branco – Portugal
Apr03

Top things to do and eat in castelo Branco – Portugal

Version française The “tourism free” portuguese city… Almost two months now that I’m living the dream of the portuguese life in Castelo Branco and I’m still very often amazed how beautiful the landscape around here is. No azulejos, no church at every corner, no smell of grilled fish in the streets here, Castelo Branco has nothing to do with the portuguese dream cliché. The Bairro interior sul is an...

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What to do and eat in Porto – Portugal
Jan28

What to do and eat in Porto – Portugal

Version française 100 % Portuguese When you enter Porto you enter the portuguese dream. You suddenly see what we all dream about when we think about Portugal : Houses clinging like oysters to the hillside, the seaside and its infinite blue color, the red roofs, the steep little streets, the good portuguese restaurants, street art all over the city… This city is vibrant and colorful ! Here we go, zoom on portugal and on Porto and...

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Top things to do and eat in Viseu – Portugal
Jan13

Top things to do and eat in Viseu – Portugal

Version française A pretty little city up hill for a 1 day trip We only had one day to spend in Viseu but we enjoyed a lot being there, discovering its christmas market, parks, its walk almost all around town from the rampart… You might not be able to see the christmas market if you’re around in summer or spring, though if you have one extra day to spend in this region, Viseu really is worth it ! zoom on portugal and on...

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Que faire à Viseu – Portugal
Jan11

Que faire à Viseu – Portugal

English version Une petite cité en hauteur pour une journée de découverte Nous n’avons pris qu’une petite journée pour découvrir Viseu mais nous avons eu beaucoup de plaisir à déambuler dans ses rues, son mini marché de Noël et à découvrir ses illuminations pour les fêtes. Alors forcément, vous n’irez peut-être pas à Viseu pour les fêtes mais si des fois vous voulez une idée de quoi y découvrir, en voilà un aperçu !...

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Top things to do and eat in Coimbra – Portugal
Jan03

Top things to do and eat in Coimbra – Portugal

Version française A beautiful city full of little tiny places waiting for you to discover them Here we go, zoom on portugal and on Coimbra and follow the guide for a few days city trip.   Long walk along the “Mondego” river… … to take a step back and discover how gorgeous Coimbra is from down the hill.   Mandatory stop at “cozinha da Maria” A small restaurant only serving typical...

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Top things to do and eat in Ponte de Lima – Portugal
Dec05

Top things to do and eat in Ponte de Lima – Portugal

Version française River, nature and food Ponte de Lima is not a very touristic place but it still is one of the well known town for people who follow the “caminho do Santiago” to “Santiago de Compostela”. There aren’t many things to do around here but it’s a nice and green place where you can have a mix of nature, peacefulness and city. You might also not find a lot of cheap options to sleep there...

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Top things to do in Barcelos – Portugal
Dec02

Top things to do in Barcelos – Portugal

Version française One of my favorite ghost town ! Barcelos is not exactly a touristic kind of place and the big and old buildings covering it doesn’t make it very appealing the first time you see it… But its ghost town style definitely got me and proved me the city has potential. Follow the guide, zoom on Portugal and on Barcelos and discover my first tips for a quick visit in one day…. And in the meantime I’ll...

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Top things to do and eat in Viana do Castelo – Portugal
Nov21

Top things to do and eat in Viana do Castelo – Portugal

Version française Sea, fish and bicycle ! Viana do Castelo is a little town by the sea where you can choose between the many paying touristic activities and a few free activities where walking and cycling are involved. Nature around is gorgeous and the small villages a bit further down the cycling road definitely deserves a visit. Here you’re going to hear only about the activities including nature, prepare your bicycle and your...

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Top things to do and eat in Amarante – Portugal
Nov15

Top things to do and eat in Amarante – Portugal

Version française A calm little town surrounded by mountains for long beautiful walks in nature Amarante is a very charming “little” town (if you take only the historical center) along the Tamega river and surrounded by mountains which makes it a good starting point for walks and hikking. It seems that the key words there are something like youth, simplicity and enough ecology to get our attention with a “youth...

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Que faire à Amarante – Portugal
Nov15

Que faire à Amarante – Portugal

English version Une ville calme et montagneuse pour de longues balades dans la nature Amarante est une petite ville très charmante, au bord de l’eau et près des montagnes ce qui en fait un point de départ parfait pour de longues balades dans la nature. La dynamique semble être tournée vers la jeunesse, la simplicité et assez d’écologie pour attirer notre attention avec une maison de la jeunesse plutôt active dans le bio,...

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