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"Private Tour to Mafra
Mafra - Sintra - Queluz Private Tour"Spend the day visiting breathtaking landscapes and Portugal's unique monuments. After being picked up from your accommodation the tour will begin with a drive towards Mafra about 17 miles (28 kilometers) from Lisbon. Upon arrival we'll visit the Mafra National Palace which has a library considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world! After spending some time exploring Mafra our drive will then continue through the rural landscape towards Sintra. In the romantic city of Sintra
From EUR215.00
 
Mafra and Ericeira Private Day Trip from Lisbon
"This tour will take you to Mafra about 45 m from Lisbon. There is placed the biggest Palace of Portugal built in the eighteenth century by our megalomaniac King João V! This building was a palace and also a monastery To get an idea of the magnitude of this construction we can say that the palace has a facade of 220 meters and has more than 600 rooms and 5200 doors and windows! Its support a park with about 20 km perimeter (Tapada de Mafra).After Mafra Typical Village José Franco. José Franco was a sculptor and a pottery master who in 1945 had the idea to build a living museum to show the customs labor activities and other aspects of rural life in his time. The result is this typical village with around 2500m² that draws attention not only to preserve the memory of an Era but also for the perfectionism that small details were worked out. After this this
From EUR108.00
 
Private Tour: Palaces of Portugal with Ericeira
"Once you are picked up by your private guide make your way to the Queluz National Palace and its gardens. The palace is dominated by the 18th-century architecture and decoration with an important collection of decorative arts including Portuguese furniture paintings rugs porcelain and tiles. There are also beautiful gardens of geometric design surrounding the palace with lakes and sculptures even a Water Canal furnished with colorful tiles. Next
From EUR140.00

More Local Customs in Ericeira

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Fishing

Ericeira was, in the 18th century, one of the most important fishing places of Portugal (the proximity of Lisbon being the reason). The conditions of the harbour are hard, and the development moved...
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Popular events

In the small villages of Portugal, mainly in the north, during summer, is common to find some festivities, with not much than an opportunity for meeting people and chat. Some (generally bad) music,...
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sea and wind - no fridge needed

Walking on the streets of Ericeira you can find laundry lines outside of the windows, but instead of laundry, Ericeirans dry the fish on them. That is the local way, people preserved fish for...
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Things to Do Near Ericeira

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Seteais Palace

This was always a very special place to me since I was a kid, maybe because my father worked there as a pastry cook, so I spent a lot of time in the kitchen tasting delicious treats! :-) It used to...
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Modern Art Museum

The Museum has gathered together, under the roof of this interesting 1920's building, a permanent collection of international modern and contemporary art, the Bernardo Collection, a fascinating...
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Monserrate Palace

For several years abandoned, this beautiful palace and surrounding park has been recuperated, and is again an interesting visit. The best information is gathered in its home page, but there's a...
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Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Sintra National Palace

This palace served as a summer residence for the Portuguese kings since the early 14th century. Probably it has Moorish origin. What you see today mostly consists of the buildings ordered by king Joao...
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Castelo dos Mouros - Moorish Castle

The Moorish castle, of Muslim foundation, dates back to the Islamic rule and achievements of D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, never battled because its function was not to defend the...
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Quinta da Regaleira

"Man of scientific spirit, very large culture and rare sensibility...", is what I read in the leaflet received at the entrance of the park, about the man who conceived the place. I can't follow him!...
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solopes

"Nice Place"
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Jawnuta

"Ericeira - where land meets the ocean"
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acilina

"Ericeira"
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bambino36

"The Atlantic and the Tradition"
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cachaseiro

"Pretty little town on Portugals west coast."
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