HF Tuela Porto

HF Tuela Hotel Porto

The HF Tuela Porto Hotel (Book this hotel with Booking.com) is within easy walking distance of Casa da Musica Station on the Porto Metro. Located in an upmarket area, the hotel is close to a number of shopping centers including the Peninsula Shopping Center and Cidade do Porto. Numerous restaurants including the now trendy (in Portugal) vegetarian and vegan options are situated close to the hotel.

HF Tuela Porto.

The HF Tuela Porto has large rooms, speedy Wifi, friendly staff and a bar next to the lobby. A buffet breakfast is also available.

HF Tuela Porto.

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HF Tuela Porto Hotel (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua Arquitecto Marques Da Silva, 200
Lordelo do Ouro e Massarelos
4150-483 Porto

HF Tuela Porto.

HF Tuela Porto.

HF Tuela Porto.

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Basic Braga by Axis

Basic Braga by Axis

Basic Braga by Axis (Book this hotel with Booking.com) is a modern hotel conveniently located in the large square near Braga Station.

Basic Braga by Axis.


Rooms are spacious, clean and have excellent Wifi. The ground floor has a lively bar area popular with the hotel's guests. The morning breakfast buffet is also recommended.

Basic Braga by Axis.


The staff were particularly friendly and helpful in pointing out Braga's many attractions.

There are frequent train connections between Braga and Porto from Braga Station.

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Basic Braga by Axis (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Largo da Estação - Maximinos
Braga, 4700-223

Basic Braga by Axis.

Basic Braga by Axis.

Basic Braga by Axis.

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Petrus Hotel Chaves

Petrus Hotel Chaves

The Petrus Hotel (Book this hotel with Booking.com), in Chaves, in the Tras-os-Montes region of northern Portugal, offers modern accommodation, close to the center of town.

The hotel is near the spa and many of the town's attractions including the Matriz Church, the 17th-century church of the Misercórdia and the castle.

Petrus Hotel Chaves.


A three-star establishment, the Petrus Hotel has good wifi, spacious rooms and bathrooms, some of them with balconies overlooking the main street, and friendly, helpful staff.

Petrus Hotel Chaves.

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Petrus Hotel (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua da Família de Camões
Edif. Solar Flaviense, 20
5400-239 Chaves
Tel +351 276 351 409

Petrus Hotel Chaves.

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Hotel Tic Tac Bragança

Hotel Tic Tac

The Hotel Tic Tac (Book this hotel with Booking.com) just off the main square in Bragança in the Tras-os-Montes region of northern Portugal is a friendly, family-owned affair.

Hotel Tic Tac Bragança


The rooms are not large and the hotel's Wifi may barely reach out of the lobby and adjoining restaurant. No matter, the friendly staff make up for such minor deficiencies.

Breakfast is provided in the popular restaurant that makes up the ground floor of the hotel along with the lobby. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed here at very reasonable rates.

Bragança's main places of interest such as Bragança Castle and the town's museums are all a short walk away as is the bus station for buses to Chaves and across the border to Zamora in Spain.

Hotel Tic Tac Bragança.

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Hotel Tic Tac (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua Emídio Navarro Nº 85
5300-210 Bragança

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Jardim Afonso Albuquerque

Jardim Afonso Albuquerque, Lisbon

Afonso de Albuquerque is one of the great Portuguese heroes of the Age of Discoveries. A larger than life character, Albuquerque carved out a Portuguese empire in India and parts of South East Asia.

Jardim Afonso Albuquerque, Belem, Lisbon.


A statue and park in his honour is located in Belem just outside the Museu da Presidência da República (Museum of the President of the Republic).

Afonso de Albuquerque stands on a white, stone column surrounded by lawns and small ponds. The statue is by the sculptor, Costa Mota and stands on a neo-Manueline base, surrounded by fountains.

Jardim Afonso Albuquerque, Belem.

Access - Getting There

Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque
1300-598 Lisbon
Portugal

The park is close to Belem Station on the Cascais Line or can be reached by tram #15.

A good hotel just to the north of the park is Jeronimos 8. Also nearby is the famous cafe Pasteis de Belem, well-known for its delicious custard tarts.

Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque


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Three Monkeys

Three Monkeys, Lagos, Algarve

Three Monkeys is a popular bar in Lagos, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal, for young people who enjoy a party.

Three Monkeys, Lagos.


Beerbong competition, pool, darts, music, Three Monkeys offers a wide range of things to do while you are drinking. Throw in European soccer on the TV when the season is under way.

Three Monkeys, Lagos.

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Three Monkeys (3monkeys.me.uk)
Rua Lançarote de Freitas 26
Lagos 8600 Portugal
Tel: 28 276 2995

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767 Lisbon Bus

767 Lisbon Bus

The 767 Lisbon bus runs from Reboleira metro station, the northern terminus on the Blue Line of the Lisbon Metro, south west across the city to Campo Mártires Pátria.

767 Lisbon Bus.


The bus links many metro stations including Colégio Militar, Campo Grande and Saldanha as well as a number of places of interest in the Portuguese capital.

Services from Reboleira begin at 6 am with the last buses at 12.07 am. There are reduced services at weekends and on public holidays.

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Other Lisbon bus routes covered include: 714727728729736, and 783.

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Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa

Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa

The soaring tower of the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa (Book this hotel with Booking.com) in Lisbon contains one of the city's largest and grandest hotels.

Sheraton Hotel Lisbon Portugal.

The five star hotel boasts spacious rooms, LCD TVs, and the top floor restaurant and bar with superb views out over the Portuguese capital.

The hotel is located close to Picoas metro station and Marques de Pombal. The Sheraton is also very close to the Casa-Museu Doutor Anastácio Gonçalves and just a short walk from the outstanding Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

Sheraton Hotel Lisbon Portugal.

Other facilities at the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa include an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness, center, free wifi and car park.

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Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua Latino Coelho
1, Avenidas Novas
1069-025 Lisbon

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783 Lisbon Bus

783 Lisbon Bus

The 783 Lisbon bus runs from Portela to Prior Velho - Amoreiras via Lisbon Airport, Campo Grande, Saldanha, Picoas, and Pombal.

783 Lisbon Bus, Portugal.


The bus links many metro stations and places of interest in the Portuguese capital.

Services from Portela begin at 5.05am with the last buses at midnight. There are reduced services at weekends and on public holidays.

736 Lisbon Bus, Lisbon, Portugal.

Other Lisbon bus routes featured include: 714727728729, and 736.

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736 Lisbon Bus

736 Lisbon Bus

The 736 Lisbon bus runs from Odivelas to Cais do Sodré via Entrecampos metro station, Campo Pequeno Station, Saldanha, Picoas, Pombal, Restauradores, Rossio and on to Cais do Sodré Station.

736 Lisbon Bus, Portugal.


The bus links many metro stations and places of interest in the Portuguese capital.

Services from Odivelas begin at 4.45 am with the last buses at 11.25 pm. There are reduced services at weekends and on public holidays.

736 Lisbon Bus, Lisbon, Portugal.

Other Lisbon Bus Services

Other Lisbon bus routes covered include: 714727728729, and 783.

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Jardim Amália Rodrigues

Jardim Amália Rodrigues, Lisbon

The Jardim Amália Rodrigues is a pleasant park located just north of Parque Eduardo VII and the Estufa Fria. It opened in 1996.

Jardim Amália Rodrigues, Lisbon.


The garden, which consists of a grassy hillock and a lake, was named in 2000 after the famous fado singer, Amália Rodrigues (1920-1999).

The area is one of the highest points in the city and has excellent views. The nearby El Corte Ingles is also prominent.

Jardim Amália Rodrigues, Lisbon.


The park is decorated with a statue by the Colombian sculptor Fernando Botero and an excellent cafe/bar and terrace surrounds the small lake.

Jardim Amália Rodrigues, Lisbon.

Access - Getting There

Jardim Amália Rodrigues
Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira
1070-310 Lisboa
Portugal

The nearest Lisbon metro stations to Jardim Amália Rodrigues are Parque and Sao Sebastao.

Jardim Amália Rodrigues, Lisbon.

Other parks and gardens in Lisbon include the Jardim Afonso Albuquerque in Belem.

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Picoas Metro Station Lisbon

Picoas Station, Lisbon

Picoas Metro Station Lisbon is one stop north west from Marques de Pombal Station on the Amarela Line and is known for its iconic, original cast iron entrance way that was donated by the Paris metro.

Picoas
The Art Nouveau Paris metro entrances were the work of Hector Guimard (1867-1942) and were intended to make the metro inviting to Parisians.

Art Nouveau entrance by Hector Guimard

The interior of Picoas Station contains art work by Portuguese artist Martins Correia (1910-1999) in azulejos tiles and sculpture. The theme of Correia's work is Lisbon and its people.

Picoas Metro Station Lisbon.
Tile work within the station
Some of the vacant buildings surrounding Picoas Station have recently become the canvases for some large scale contemporary street art.

Mural
Picoas is one stop from Marques de Pombal Station and one stop from Saldanha. Nearby attractions include the Casa Museu Dr. Anastácio Gonçalves.

Lisbon map

The decorative arch is from the Paris metro

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Picoas Metro Station Lisbon
Station platform

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Capela de Nossa Senhora de Monserrate

Capela de Nossa Senhora de Monserrate, Lisbon

The small Capela de Nossa Senhora de Monserrate church stands beneath one of the arches of the aqueduct within the Jardim das Amoreiras, close to the Mãe d'Água das Amoreiras Reservoir.

Capela de Nossa Senhora de Monserrate, Lisbon.


The church was built in 1768 and dedicated to Our Lady of Monserrate in honor of the patron saint of the French silk artisans who came to the Royal Factory in Lisbon to ply their trade. The Royal Silk Factory (Fábrica de Tecidos de Seda) stood across the Jardim das Amoreiras and is now the Fundação Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva.

Capela de Nossa Senhora de Monserrate, Lisbon.


The simple, rectangular church has a simple façade with a triangular pediment. In the interior, the wooden altars are painted to imitate marble, with the dome covered by tempera painting with the use of transformed shells and wreaths of country flowers, associated with the symbolism of the Virgin Mary.

Access - Getting There

Capela de Nossa Senhora de Monserrate
Praça das Amoreiras, 1250-096 Lisbon

Rato is the nearest Lisbon metro station.

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HF Fenix Garden Lisbon

HF Fenix Garden Lisbon

The HF Fenix Garden (Book this hotel with Booking.com) in Lisbon is very conveniently located just to the west of Pombal Square (Praça do Marquês de Pombal) and just south of Parque Eduardo VII.

HF Fenix Garden Lisbon.


The rooms are spacious and clean with modern facilities and free Wifi. The staff are friendly and efficient and the breakfasts outstanding. A number of foreign language TV stations are available on the TVs in the rooms.

The HF Fenix Garden stands in a cluster of HF hotels at Pombal Square including the HF Fenix Lisboa and the themed HF Fenix Music.

HF Fenix Garden Lisbon.

Marques de Pombal is the nearest Lisbon metro station and the Praça do Marquês de Pombal is a hub for many bus lines in Lisbon including the AeroBus to Lisbon Airport.

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HF Fenix Garden (Book this hotel with Booking.com)
Rua Joaquim Antonio De Aguiar, 3
Santo Antonio, 1050-010 Lisbon
Portugal

HF Fenix Garden Lisbon.

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International Youth Hostel of Lagos

International Youth Hostel of Lagos

The International Youth Hostel of Lagos (Pousada de Juventude) is centrally located in the old town of Lagos on the Algarve. (Book this hostel with Booking.com).

International Youth Hostel of Lagos.

As well as shared dorm rooms, the International Youth Hostel in Lagos also offers private rooms. breakfast is included in the price and there is free Wifi on the property. Visitors can also enjoy a common room, book exchange, games room and laundry facilities. A Hostelling International membership card is required to stay.

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International Youth Hostel of Lagos (Book this hostel with Booking.com)
Rua Lançarote de Freitas 50, 8600 Lagos
Lagos

International Youth Hostel of Lagos.

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Roma-Areeiro Station

Roma-Areeiro Station, Lisbon

Roma-Areeiro Station is on the Fertagus line over the River Tagus to Setubal and both the Sintra Line (Linha de Sintra) to Sintra and the Azambuja line (Linha Azambuja) northeast to Azambuja.

Roma-Areeiro Station, Lisbon.

Access - Getting There

Roma-Areeiro Station is also a short distance from both Areeiro Station and Roma Station on the Lisbon metro.

Lisbon buses #705, #727 and #793 connect to the station.

Read more about this Lisbon station.

Areeiro Metro Station, Lisbon, Portugal.
Areeiro Metro Station

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Ol' Bastard's Fish & Chips Lagos

Ol' Bastard's Fish & Chips Lagos

Ol' Bastard's is something of an institution in Lagos on the Algarve, not just for its unusual name, but also for the quality of its fish and chips and craft ale.

Ol' Bastard's must be doing something right as it is currently ranked number 1 on TripAdvisor of places to eat in Lagos.

Ol' Bastard's Fish & Chips, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

The menu includes fish and chips, of course, calamari, beetroot salad with the Aussie-version fish and chips, mushy peas and strong cocktails. The fish is hake, by the way.

The staff are super friendly. Check the Facebook page below for opening times.

Ol' Bastard's Fish & Chips, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

Access - Getting There

Ol' Bastard's
Rua Cãndido dos Reis 119 Lagos, Portugal 8600-681

Ol' Bastard's Fish & Chips, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

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