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Lisbon City Sightseeing Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your Lisbon hotel and relax on a comfortable air-conditioned coach as you head to the Alfama district. With your guide wander around the streets of this neighborhood the oldest in Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado Portugal's own musical genre. Stop at a local store to sample Portugal’s famous Port wine.Get back on the coach and continue along the waterfront towards Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio) in the heart of Lisbon. Take in views of the Tagus River one of Lisbon’s oldest churches. When you arrive in Belém see the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries
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"Sintra
"Meet your local guide in central Lisbon or enjoy pickup from your hotel and take in views of the Tagus River from your comfortable coach as you head to the coast of Portugal. When you arrive in Estoril enjoy a short walking tour around this coastal town with your guide. Continue your journey along the Estoril Coast to Cascais Bay and admire the beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. Arrive next at Hell's Mouth cliff (Boca do Inferno) a dramatic cliff where the sea water breaks vigorously and then stop briefly at the nearby Guincho Beach.Cabo da Roca Europe's westernmost point on the Portuguese coast
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"Óbidos
"Óbidos Nazaré Fátima and Batalha Day Trip""Head north from Lisbon on your full-day trip back to a bygone era where small villages boast a relaxing pace and historic religious sites dot the landscape. Your first stop is Óbidos a fortified village of whitewashed houses and narrow streets with a distinctly medieval atmosphere. Enjoy free time to wander around the cobblestone streets and alleyways lined with colorful houses and Gothic doorways. Relax at a café or sample the
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Museum of Fine Arts - Musee des Beaux Arts Tips (9)

At the Photographer's

Since I had just been to the Lumière Museum the day before and learned a few things about the early days of photography, I was pleased to see this painting by Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret...
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Jul 24, 2011

Sculpture Garden

The Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux Arts) is located in a former Benedictine abbey dating from the 17th century. In the center (first photo) there is a pleasant sculpture garden with a cloister...
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Jul 24, 2011

What's allowed

I liked this sign at the entrance to the Fine Arts Museum, listing twenty things you ARE allowed to do in the museum, intermingled with only eight things (crossed out) that you are NOT allowed to do....
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Nemorino
Aug 21, 2011

The most important museum after Louvre in France

It is the largest after Louvre museum in France. The collection is very impressive. Along with expected paintings and sculptures you will find here a room with paintings of Lyon masters of floral...
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aquatic
Jan 04, 2009

The Large Fine Arts Gallery (Musee des Beaux-Arts)

The museum occupies the entire south side of the Pl. des Terreaux., originally known as the Palais St.-Pierre, whose center is an extensive garden surrounded by the cloister of the Abbey of St. Peter...
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hquittner
Dec 25, 2010

Some Interesting Sculptures in the Musee

The finest sculpture in the Musee is out in the garden by Rodin (shown in an earlier Tip). There are others by him inside; one is the bust of Puvis de Chavannes, whose paintings stand above the main...
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Dec 28, 2010

19,20C, Ancient Art & Objet d'Art Have Section

Sculpture, Objets d'Art, including furniture by Hector Guimard and Classical Art from Egyptian times onward are in different sections of the very large museum. The paintings since 1800 are of very...
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hquittner
Dec 28, 2010

New Page 1<br/><br/>Visit...

Visit the Musée de Beaux ArtsThe Musuem of Fine arts in Lyon is no doubt, one of the best musuems inFrance. Great for those who enjoy European arts.
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mignonne
Aug 25, 2002

Renaissance Paintings in Lyon Musee des Arts

There are a goodly number of paintings at the Fine Arts Gallery in Lyon that come from the 16C and earlier, as well as several from the 17C and 18C, all of high quality.
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Dec 28, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lyon

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Place Bellecour

I had seen pictures of this square in preparing for this trip but seeing it in person was quite different. Even filled with people it was just amazingly huge, perhaps even more so because it doesn't...
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Lyon

We spent two days in Lyon, discovering the city's highlights and backstreets in which there's also a lot to see. Lyon is famous for its traboules (hidden passageways) as well as its food, both of...
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Vieux Lyon - Old Town

This show is a 1 hour fun-filled puppet show (in French). You've never been to Lyon if you've never seen Guignol there. Lyon is the birth place of Guignol, and its a must see for kids and adults...
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Rue Saint-Jean

Rue Saint-Jean is the main axis through Vieux Lyon, and it's always full to the brim with tourists. Some might say that it's too full and too touristy, but I loved its character. There are lots of...
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Traboules - Passageways

No visit to Lyon would be complete without some traboules-hunting! That stated, a reader unfamiliar with Lyon should first find out what traboules are. The short answer is "passages through...
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Place des Terreaux

The heart of the Terreaux quarter, the Place des Terreaux is lined with cafes and bordered by several notable buildings, including City Hall, the Fine Arts Museum and the Opera House. The ground of...
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20 Place des Terreaux, 69001 Lyon

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