All Places From: Portugal

Casa do Penedo, Portugal

Casa do Penedo, Portugal

Casa do Penedo, Portugal By Feliciano Guimarães (flickr) –  *Some rights reserved

Praia da Ursa (Ursa Beach), Portugal

Praia da Ursa (Ursa Beach), Portugal

Praia da Ursa (Ursa Beach) is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal and even the entire Europe. Photo by Angel Torres

Palacio da Pena, Sintra, Portugal

Palacio da Pena, Sintra, Portugal

  Palácio da Pena, or “Castelo da Pena” as it is more commonly known, is the most complete and notable example of Portuguese architecture in the Romantic period. It was built in 1839, when the King Consort Dom Fernando II of Saxe Coburg-Gotha (1816-1885) bought the ruins of the Hieronymite Monastery of Nossa Senhora da Pena and started to adapt ...