Portugal

12/02/2018

The best Valentine’s Day in Portugal and Green Spain

Start the most romantic week of the year and, in 2018, also the most carnivalesque. From Five Sensations, we propose different plans that you can make as a couple to enjoy Valentine’s Day in Portugal and northern Spain. There is a plan for you, either you are adventurous or you opt for more relaxing options. […]

15/01/2018

The 5 most exclusive restaurants in Portugal

Vista, in the Algarve In the city of Faro, the Portuguese Algarve, the Vista restaurant is located. The serenity of its decoration, in which the white color predominates, merges with the impressive maritime landscape that surrounds the Bela Vista Hotel, a space in which it is located. The culinary excellence of Vista, captained by chef […]

18/12/2017

12 destinations you’ll want to discover in 2018

The end of 2017 is just around the corner and, as usual, at the beginning of a new year we all have a list of purposes for the months to come. One of the plans that more followers have each year is to travel. Therefore, from Five Sensations, we propose a destination for each month […]

13/11/2017

A walk through Portuguese Romanesque art

Nearly sixty monuments, including castles, monasteries and bridges, make up the Portuguese Romanesque route. The north of the neighboring country is populated by medieval vestiges that coexist, in many cases, with traces from later times, forming one of the most recognizable heritage emblems of Portugal. The peculiarity of this architectural style lies in its ornamentation, […]

06/11/2017

The best exponents of urban art in Portugal and Northern Spain

Many cities in Europe fought, during the 80s and 90s, against the rise of illegal graffiti in urban spaces. The graffiti filled facades of homes, shops and even public transport. What a priori was a sign of landscape ugliness became, over the years, one of the main attractions of the cities, reaching to turn buildings […]

25/09/2017

The 7 best natural parks in Portugal

Peneda-Gerês National Park We start by the only National Park of the neighboring country. Peneda-Gerês is spread over 72,000 hectares, which occupy the districts of Viana do Castelo, Braga and Vila Real. In this extension of natural terrain are the Serra da Peneda and Serra do Gerês. In these two locations are located villages such […]

17/07/2017

7 castles and monasteries of Portugal that you should know

castillos y monasterios de portugal

A route that was born at the same time as its country You are about to discover 7 castles and monasteries of Portugal that do not leave anyone indifferent. The fact of being one of the oldest states in Europe, dating back to the twelfth century, makes Portugal a place of pilgrimage for all travelers […]

20/08/2015

The most charming towns of Portugal

The neighboring country, internationally recognized for its historical and cultural heritage and its great beaches, is much more than Lisbon, the capital and largest city. The only Portuguese-speaking country in Europe has small towns and cities whose streets are full of magic that give them features as their tradition or their beauty. From Five Sensations, […]