Entering the old town of Sintra, you can’t miss this white palace with two cone- shaped chimneys. This is Palácio Nacional de Sintra, National Palace of Sintra.
For those who love azulejos (Portuguese tiles), Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum) is a must visit.
The history of Lagos goes way back to ca 2000 years ago. The Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths and Moors came and settled in this maritime town. The city had a big role in the Age of discovery. I managed to take some pictures of these traces. Here they come. From 1576 to 1755, Lagos was a …
Dated probably from the reign of Augustus (27 BC–14 AD), the bridge was part of a Roman aqueduct. It transported fresh water from the Francoli river to Tarragona.
Welcome to Tarragona, formerly known as Tárraco, capital of the province Hispania Tarraconensis under the mighty Roman Empire.
This medieval bath house was built in the 14th century by Pere de Vilarasa, a knight and jurist during the reign of Jaime II. Its style is mainly Arabic, mixed with local style called mudéjar (Christian architecture style from Iberican peninsula).
The city of Valencia is capital of the province which bears the same name. It is also known for the juicy orange, Valencian orange. The region has its own language, Valenciano which seems strongly as a mix of Catalan and Spanish.