Tuesday, 18 November 2014

A walk in Lisbon

Alfama is Lisbon's most symbolic district and one of the most rewarding for walkers and
photographers thanks to its maze of meandering streets and outstanding views.


Monday, 21 July 2014

7 great beaches less than15 minutes from a Lisbon coast house for sale

7 great beaches less than 15 minutes from a Lisbon coast house for sale:

 Praia da Ursa - a 10 minute walk away from Casa do Avesso  a lovely village house for sale in Azóia, Sintra, Lisbon Coast.


Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

One of Europe’s top 20 beaches, Adraga, Sintra, Portugal.

One of Europe’s top 20 beaches (voted by The Sunday Times).

• A sand crescent tucked between tall cliffs.
• Wild and wonderful, with great surfing breakers pounding the shore.
• Excellent water quality.
• Beachfront restaurant and café.
• Reached by a winding road, 5 minutes by car, or a 20 minute walk from the village of Almoçageme.
• Interesting rock formations including caves and tunnels.
• Nearby Fojo da Adraga - a deep blow hole which echoes the hollow sound of the water and the Pedra Alvidral, a craggy rock reaching the sea.
• Busy in the months of July and August, with full beach facilities including lifeguard.
• Nearby, the villages of Almoçageme and Penedo, places to stay and eat.
• Almoçageme, a typical Portuguese village, with a beautiful main square, church and occasional market.
• Penedo, a typical hillside village with magnificent views from the church square – Capela de Santo António do Penedo, a rustic 16th century church with 17th century glazed tiles.
Great coastal and country walks, see the link for walking maps in Sintra. http://www.walksinportugal.com/

Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal

Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal.
The most westerly point of mainland Europe. Latitude - 38’ 47’ north. Longitude - 9’ 30’ west. Altitude - 140 m above sea level. Lighthouse, café and tourist office where visitors may buy a certificate.
Magnificent landscapes and views.
Interesting rare plants and an abundance of wildlife.
Nearby beach of Praia da Ursa, frequented by naturists in the summer. Not recommended for the elderly or small children, but after the adventure of the difficult descent you will find paradise. No facilities.
The picturesque village of Azóia with places to stay and eat.
Peninha, a castellated fort-like building, on top of the mountain as you look up from Cabo da Roca. This historical     site stands on the ruins of a medieval chapel - Ermida de São Saturnino and the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Pena.
Great coastal and country walks. http://www.walksinportugal.com




Lisbon coast house for sale

Lisbon Coast House for Sale
25º and a beautiful sunny day in Azóia, how about a short walk to this beautiful local beach near Cabo da Roca called Praia da Ursa (bears beach), frequented by naturists in the summer but not recommended for the elderly or very small children. After the adventure of the descent you will truly find paradise.




Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Lisbon Coast House For Sale

Lisbon Coast House For Sale

For sale a stylish, restored three bedroom house in Azóia, Sintra, Portugal, just down the coast from the capital city of Lisbon.
Casa do Avesso "The Upside Down House" is an ideal property as a permanent residence or a holiday home with fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Cabo da Roca lighthouse, the most westerly point of mainland Europe.
This tastefully renovated house is located in the tranquil much sort after village of Azóia, just minutes away from the dramatic coast with its marvelous verdant green hills and wonderful beaches. 

Just a short walk to this marvelous secluded beach (Praia da Ursa)


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