Lisboa Region

Pousada de Óbidos expands to open 8 more rooms

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 00:00

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Set in an ancient castle, atop a walled village, the Pousada de Óbidos has added eight more rooms. Under the Grupo Pestana, the Pousada has been remodeled and expanded under the design work of João Filipe Vaz Martins. The new rooms are named for queen that spent the night in the castle walls.

New Cais do Sodre Hostel : Destination Beach

Saturday, 13 October 2012 00:00

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It's called Destination Beach Hostel and is set on the first floor of the train station Cais do Sodre. The Lisbon hostel is located in a train station with the beaches of Cascais the distance of a short train ride and capital at its door to discover on foot, by trolley or by boat along the Tagus.


On Sunday, Lisbon’s LX Factory reinvents the flea market

Friday, 12 October 2012 00:00

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Each Sunday, the LX Market in Alcântara offers relics and vintage finds, natural products, secondhand parts or original creations. This is a flea market at the LX Factory held since January off the Rua Rodrigues Faria. Everything is guaranteed in good condition and at a good price


Cooking and Nature - Emotional Hotel opens

Thursday, 11 October 2012 00:00

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Cooking and Nature - Emotional Hotel, a new four star in Alvados in the town of Porto de Mos, opened on September 24, 2012. The new hotel has 12 rooms, a restaurant, spa, indoor and outdoor pool, meeting room, lounge and children’s area, plus garden and porch swings, free wi-fi, and bicycles. The hotel covers an innovative concept, or a different space that appeals to the senses, the emotions and the imagination, combining nature, cuisine, relaxation and unique experiences.


Ferreira do Zêzere’s biggest omelet makes it into the Guinness Book

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 00:00

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The town of Ferreira do Zêzere cooked up the world’s largest omelet with a weight of 6,466 kilos, or some 161,650 eggs, smashing the old record. It cost a mere 30,000 euros to do. For the record, Ferreira do Zêzere produces 520 million eggs a year, the biggest egg producing area in Portugal.


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