View of Lisbon Rua Augusta Arch

Lisbon city break

Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city, is the perfect European city break destination; a city small enough to be explored over a long weekend. A short bus ride from the airport to the city center and, armed with a Lisboa Card, a visit to Lisbon can start from Eduardo VII park; offering nice views of the city, it…

View of Sintra's Pena Palace

Sintra, the fairy tale city

On a visit to Portugal, after spending some time exploring the capital Lisbon, a day trip that should not be missed is to the city of Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Famous for its fairy tale palaces, it can be reached by train from Rossio Station in Central Lisbon in about 40 minutes. Sintra…