Our Lady of Fátima Nossa Senhora de Fátima, is a title referring to the Virgin Mary, based on apparitionsreported to be experienced by three shepherd children at Fátima. The three children were Lúcia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto. The apparition is also referred to as Our Lady of the Rosary (a term first used in 1208 for the reputed apparition in […]
Bordallo Pinheiro Factory of Artistic Earthenware was founded in 1884 in Caldas da Rainha, originally under the name “Fábrica de Faianças das Caldas da Rainha” (The Earthenware Factory of Caldas da Rainha). Bordallo Pinheiro Factory of Artistic Earthenware has been, for over a century, responsible for the design of a gallery of utilitarian and […]
Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (21 March 1846 – 23 January 1905) was a Portuguese artist known for his illustration, caricatures, sculpture and ceramics designs, and is considered the first Portuguese comics creator. He was a disciple of his father, the painter Manuel Maria Bordalo Pinheiro. His mother was D. Maria Augusta do Ó Carvalho Prostes and his brother the painterColumbano. He […]
Located at Avenida José Malhoa, with the Figueiroense Club – House of Culture, the “Cocoon” was the residence that the Grand Master had built after fixation in Figueiró Wine. This residence has a plant consists of two rectangular bodies, tees, and the North-oriented body primitive atelier of the painter, built in 1895. The other body […]
Nazaré is a town and a municipality in subregion Oeste and Leiria District, in Portugal. It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast, Costa de Prata, Portugal. The municipal holiday is September 8 with the Festas da Nazaré a religious and profane festival with processions, bullfights, fireworks, folk dancing and a fair. The town consists of three neighbourhoods: Praia (along the […]
The Praia do Carreiro’s Monastery is a beach located in Berlenga Grande, Archipelago of Berlengas and Peniche municipality. It is the only beach of the island suitable for bathing, accessible and sand. It is unsupervised. It has length about 40 meters.
The Fort of São João Baptista das Berlengas, or simply known as the Fort of the Berlengas, is located off western coast of Portugal, on the largest island of the archipelago of the Berlengas, in the municipality of Peniche in Oeste region. The fortification belonged to a group of defensive military structures meant to protect the municipality located on the coast. […]