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Óbidos and Buddha Eden Tour from Lisbon
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Lisbon at 09 am. From here we will head to Obidos where we can visit the village and taste the famous Ginginha in a cup of chocolate and walk around the walls of a real medieval town.After we will head to Bo the garden was created and devised by the Comendador José Berardo in response to the destruction of the Buddhas of Banyan in which one of the greatest acts of cultural barbarity took place erasing masterpieces of late-period Gandhara art. From Buddhas pagodas terracotta statues and the various carefully-placed sculptures which can be found among the gardens
From EUR104.00
 
Vineyards of the West - Sierra Montejunto - Buddha Eden departure Óbidos
"The West Country is located north of Lisbon consisting of a strip of territory along the Atlantic that has great geographical cultural and historical diversity. This tour allows to know the most southern part of the western region which is bordered by Sierra Montejunto by farmland with its orchards mainly pear and apples and the extensive vineyards farmhouse Gradil one of the largest and most emblematic . In addition to the vineyard farm and proof of wines
From EUR200.00
 
Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto
"Leave the hustle and bustle of Porto for the day for a trip to Guimarães classified by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity site for its historic significance as the place where Portugal was born.Before getting to Guimarães the first stop is to visit the Portuguese Sponge Cake (“Pão-de-Ló”) Factory of Margaride in Felgueiras.In this Factory we can see how this special pastry is done and visit the entire manufacturing process with a tasting of this traditional sweet in the end.We continue our journey to Guimarães and the first stop is to enjoy the city center and to have a free time to explore this part of the city and to have lunch.After lunch the first visit is the Dukes of Bragança Palace
From EUR69.00

More Things to Do in Bayona

Castillo de Monte Real

This 16th century fort was built to protect Baiona from its enemies and pirates. It was the perfect place to built within its walls the Parador de Baiona, a luxury 4 star hotel. Sitting on this stone...
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Nov 26, 2005

A Replica of the Past

Arriving in Baiona as I looked out over the harbor my eyes were drawn to this ship that looked like something out of one of my grade school history books. There in all it's glory was an exact replica...
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Oct 19, 2005

Virgen de la Roca

This statue was designed by Antonio Palacios and was started in 1910 but was not completed till 1930. It stands about 50 feet tall and towers some 300 feet above the sea. There is a spiral staircase...
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Oct 19, 2005

Medieval Bridge

The bridge across the river Miñor establishes the boundary between the councils of Bayona and Nigrán. This beautiful medieval-style bridge presents ten semicircular arches, eight of which (36 metres...
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Dec 24, 2004

Holy Trinity Cross

Over a group of rocks in the highest area of the village can be found this Cross that was built in the 15th century.Inside the shelter there is a Gothic cross with the image of Jesus Christ at whose...
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Dec 24, 2004

Santa Liberata Church

This Church honors a martyr daughter of Bayona that was the first woman in the World to die in the cross, St. Liberata.It's construction started in 1695, thanks to public donation.The main façade has...
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Dec 24, 2004
 
 
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Old Town

The Old Town was awarded Historically and Artistically Interesting Area by the Galician Heritage Board in 1993, the 5th centenary of the Arrival. Although the Old Town includes part of O Burgo and...
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Dec 24, 2004

Panel representing the routes of "pinta" and "niña

This panel made in painted tiles (azulejo) represents the routes taken by Pinzón and Columbus, with the caravels Pinta and Niña, when they returned after the discovery of the New World
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Dec 24, 2004

The Seafront

The seafront in Bayona is probably the most attractive thing in the village. The boulevard it's wide and artistic and a perfect place to stop and contemplate the bay. The opposite side is a long...
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Dec 24, 2004

A Palma Park

A Palma Park is the biggest urban park in Bayona, spread out on an area of over 10,000 square meters. The Park is located between the Monte Real Fortress walls and the main road. The park includes...
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Dec 24, 2004

Castle of Monte Real - Panoramic views

The Fortress can be visited all through the year (admission is 1€). Amazing over the ria and the Cíes islands can be admired from the walls.The visit to the fortress, since it's large area, can take...
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Dec 24, 2004

Castle of Monte Real - Prince's Tower

Located in the west part of the fortress this tower stands over the bay and is probably the oldest tower. Destroyed by Almanzor in 997 it was rebuilt a few years later.It was used to serve as...
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Dec 24, 2004

Castle of Monte Real - Tower of the Tenaille

The Tower of the Tenaille (Torre de la Tenaza) rises to the East as a strategic defensive point and its duty was to defend the port of Bayona with artillery. During all it's history it also was used...
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Dec 24, 2004

Castle of Monte Real - Clock Tower

This tower welcomes the visitors that approach by land and watches the ones that sail to the sea from the Bayona's Bay. Built in 1510, inside this tower there was a hidden warning bell which served as...
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Dec 24, 2004

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Rua Arquitecto Jesus Valverde, Baiona, Galicia, 36300, Spain
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