World Heritage

Cerco Garden

How To Visit The Cerco Garden In 2024

The Cerco Garden is a baroque garden located next to the Royal Building of Mafra. It has about 9 hectares and started out as a conventual fence, housing a formal garden, a botanical garden, and several leisure areas. With the extinction of the Religious Orders in 1834, the Cerco Garden became exclusive to the court. After having served as a Conventual Garden and a Court Garden for two centuries, the Cerco Garden opened to the public in 1910. And nowadays, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

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World Heritage in Northern Portugal

World Heritage In Northern Portugal (2024)

Do you want to visit the World Heritage in Northern Portugal? From Porto to the Côa Valley, get ready to discover unique, beautiful, and jaw-dropping sites! The Northern Region or Northern Portugal is a region located in northern Portugal and its capital is the city of Porto. In addition, it’s the most populous region in the country and the third largest, encompassing the Braga, Bragança, Porto, Viana do Castelo, and Vila Real districts, and part of the Aveiro, Guarda, and Viseu districts!

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Barcelona Itinerary

3 Days In Barcelona: The Perfect Barcelona Itinerary

Barcelona is one of the best cities to visit, both in Spain and in Europe. To begin with, the architecture of the city is unique and you can admire it in buildings designed by masters like Gaudí and Domènech i Montaner. And then, the very streets and squares have a contagious energy and dynamic! Besides, it’s almost impossible to visit the capital of Catalonia without being influenced by its culture, art, history, and gastronomy. And of course, not wanting to go back once, twice, or more times!

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Mont Saint-Michel

10 Fun & Interesting Facts About Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is one of the most indescribable places in France and was even inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, as proof of its historical and architectural importance. And although many people have already heard about this magical place in Normandy, I’m sure I found 10 things you probably didn’t know about Mont Saint-Michel! So, read this article and discover fun & interesting facts, hidden gems, and secret places about Mont Saint-Michel!

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Palace of Monserrate

Palace Of Monserrate: Best Tips For Visiting In 2024

The Palace of Monserrate is one of the many existing palaces in Sintra, Portugal. And although it’s not as visited as the famous National Palace of Pena, the Palace of Monserrate is well worth a visit! This estate is the perfect example of Romanticism in Portugal and what eclectic life would have been like in the 19th century. In addition, its “exotic” architecture mixes Gothic, Indian, and Moorish influences, blending perfectly with a botanical park where species from all over the world grow!

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World Heritage in Portugal

World Heritage In Portugal (2024)

Do you want to visit the World Heritage in Portugal? From Angra do Heroísmo to Tomar, get ready to discover unique, beautiful, and jaw-dropping sites! Nowadays, Portugal is the ninth country in Europe and the eighteenth country in the world with the most sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It accounts for a total of seventeen: sixteen sites of cultural interest and one site of natural interest!

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Sanctuary of Bom Jesus

How To Visit The Sanctuary Of Bom Jesus In 2024

The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus is a reference to Neoclassical art in Portugal and the best-known sanctuary in the country, after the Sanctuary of Fátima. Therefore, exploring this “sacred hill” is a highly recommended experience for all travelers and tourists visiting the city of Braga and the northern region of Portugal. The Bom Jesus is just a few kilometers from the historic center but has excellent access to transportation. Besides, it’s the perfect spot to admire the sunset over Braga!

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Cologne Cathedral

How To Visit The Cologne Cathedral In 2024

The impressive Cologne Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996 and one of the best examples of European Gothic architecture. With more than 6 million visitors per year, this religious temple is also one of the most famous churches in Germany and Europe. So, if you decide to visit the city of Cologne, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to explore this temple. From the imposing towers to the valuable relics displayed at the Treasury, there is much to discover about this cathedral!

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Casa Batlló in Barcelona

Casa Batlló In Barcelona: Best Tips For Visiting In 2024

Casa Batlló in Barcelona is one of Antoni Gaudí‘s masterpieces, the Catalan architect responsible for iconic attractions, like Casa Milà, the Park Güell, and the Sagrada Família. Built on the luxurious Passeig de Gràcia, Casa Batlló is part of the “Illa de la Discòrdia” block. In this row of modernist houses are also Casa Lleó Morera (Lluís Domènech i Montaner), Casa Mulleras (Enric Sagnier), Casa Bonet (Marceliano Coquillat), and Casa Amatller (Josep Puig i Cadafalch)!

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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

How To Visit The Basilica Of The Sagrada Familia In 2024

The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is Antoni Gaudí‘s ultimate incomplete masterpiece. The Catalan architect dedicated more than forty years of his life to this project, which eventually became known as the “Cathedral of the Poor”. This is because the initial funding came exclusively from scarce private donations. The Sagrada Familia is still under construction and it’s estimated that the works will be finished in 2026, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the master’s death!

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