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  • Convento de São Bernardo

    One of Portalegre's fabled seven convents, the Convento de São Bernardo is without doubt one of the loveliest buildings in the city. The convent features a mish-mash of architectural styles ranging from 16th century...

  • Evora Cathedral cloisters

    Évora's imposing cathedral (Sé Catedral de Évora) is situated in the very heart of the old city and the UNESCO World Heritage site. The oldest parts of the building date back to the 12th century, which was when the Moors were finally driven out...

    Churches Museums and Galleries
  • Capela de Nossa Senhora da Guia - Vila do Conde

    This simple whitewash and red tile chapel has a dramatic location surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Ave River estuary. Its interior decoration takes its direction from its marine location, and is well known...

    Vila do Conde
  • Jeronimos Monastery

    The Jerónimos Monastery was built during most of the 16th century in the Manueline style. It was built at a time when Portugal had an empire and was in the mood to show the World its status through a plethora of monuments and palaces

  • Igreja de Sao Francisco - Porto

    Fine Gothic church situated just behind the Ribeira. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site the church has a particularly fine Baroque interior

  • Convento dos Capuchos

    If you’re looking to escape from Sintra's well-trodden tourist hotspots, and find a quiet, contemplative spot, this former monastery is just the spot. Almost hidden in a shroud of greenery, it gives a glimpse of the simple lifestyle of 16th...

    Churches Unusual
  • Ermida de Santo António do Alto

    A steep climb up to the highest point in Faro will bring the visitor to the Hermitage of Santo Antonio do Alte, a small church dedicated to St Anthony.  The saint most usually referred to as St Anthony of Padua was actually born in...

    Churches Viewpoints
  • Azulejos - Nossa Senhora dos Remedios - Peniche

    This pretty little chapel stands at the western end of the Peniche peninsula, near Cabo Cavoeiro, and is believed to date from the 1600s. However, it sits on land that has been considered holy since images of the Virgin Mary appeared in a cave...

  • Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Nazaré

    The Hermitage of Our Lady of Nazareth (Santuário de Nossa Senhora da Nazaré) stands in an imposing hilltop position in Sitio, overlooking the town of Nazare in Western Portugal. The...

  • Leiria's 16th century cathedral (Sé de Leiria) lies just beyond the old city walls in a small square. It was constructed between 1559 and 1574, during the reign of Dom João III to designs by architect Afonso Alvares.

    The exterior styling...