Since my first visit in 2005 I’ve been a huge fan of Praia do Guincho. It might not be the best beach for lazy sunbathing and swimming since the wind is usually very strong and the ocean ice cold. But it’s one of the best beaches to go for a walk, have a drink in one of… Read More Portugal. An afternoon at Praia do Guincho.
Last September when we visited Lisbon for three days we spent an afternoon at Costa da Caparica, the largest contiguous beach in Portugal, with an expanse of about 30 kilometres, just south of Lisbon. By bus you’ll arrive right behind the boardwalk, where plenty of beach bars can be found. At the end of the… Read More Portugal. Costa da Caparica.
After a 10 minutes walk along Cais do Ginjal you’ll reach the restaurant “Atira-te ao Rio” (“Jump in the river”). The food and service is amazing and it’s not too pricey. Seeing the sun set behind the bridge and the lights going on in Lisbon across the river is such a beautiful experience. Right behind Atira-te… Read More Lisbon/Almada. Restaurante Atira-te ao Rio and Ponto Final.
if you need a break from the city, all the sightseeing and walking around- praia do guincho is the perfect place. though it’s not closest beach to lisbon, it is the most beautiful one. long, wide and sourrounded by (almost) nothing but hills. if it gets too windy and the water too cold, the pool… Read More lisbon. beach getaway. praia do guincho.
the sanctuary of christ the king is situated on top of a hill in almada, on the left bank of tagus river, overlooking lisbon. it was built in 1959 and is inspired by the statue in rio de janeiro. the 83m high base has an observation deck which offers an amzing view over lisbon. the… Read More lisbon. cristo rei.