Archive for the 'Children' Category

Saint George’s Castle Lisbon overlooking lively square Martim Moniz: multicultural delicacies, aphrodisiacs, market, terraces, events calendar, (live) music & starting point tourist tram 28

When you travel to Lisbon it is a must to visit the legendary St. George’s castle. Walking from the beautiful  Rossio square to Castelo de São Jorge, you will cross square Praça Martim Moniz (GOOGLE MAP), starting point of the legendary tram 28, a ‘must do’ Lisbon attraction. Square Martim Moniz February 2013: Kiosk ‘A Preta’ (‘The Black’) : João (Johnny) and his sister […]

Kiosk cafe ‘Clara Clara’ Lisbon, terrace near fleamarket Feira da Ladra, WiFi hotspot, playground for children & panoramic Tagus river views

The ‘Clara Clara’ Cafe in Alfama Lisbon is a kiosk in the garden-terrace of Boto Machado (or Santa Clara), overlooking the Tagus (Tejo) River and the National Pantheon (Church of Santa Engracia), in the heart of Lisbon’s legendary flea market, Feira da Ladra, litt. thieves market. ‘Clara Clara’ kiosk cafe in the heart of fleamarket Feira da Ladra, […]

Lisbon inside city tips: hop on hop off bus, Red Tram historical tour, Santa Justa Lift, Cristo Rei statue, old tram 28, St George Castle, Portas do Sol, Belém Tower, hotspots, breathtaking views & nightlife

Planning a short trip to Lisbon? My inside (cheap) tips and trip ideas! ‘Hop on and hop off’ open-topped double decker bus tours are a popular way for tourists to view Lisbon city. The “River Tagus tour” offer you the the opportunity to view the areas in which most of its monuments may be found, such […]

Estrela Garden Lisbon: unique, exotic & a perfect place for children

One of my favorites (of course the famous botanical garden Jardim Botanico  is also worth a visit!) is Jardim da Estrela (Estrela Garden), one of the biggest gardens in Lisbon with a pleasant café and a huge variety of unique trees and plants. It’s a great place to walk around and kids have fun here! It has […]

From € 350 a week: cosy holiday villa for rent 1000m2 of garden with children play pool Marinha Grande near unspoild beaches & São Pedro de Moel Beach (Silver Coast) Portugal

New! Searching for a cheap and cosy holiday villa, easy to reach by car from Lisbon or Porto? Near beautiful white and unspoilt Portugal beaches (Silver Coast), Pilado near Marinha Grande (140 km north from Lisbon) is an ideal location for families with children or for couples. The popular beach of São Pedro de Moel is 14 km. […]

Vanaf € 350 per week: fijne villa, fijne priis (de hele villa!) tuin (1000 m2), kinderbad in Pilado Marinha Grande Portugal bij populair strand São Pedro de Moel, bos & en onbedorven stranden

Prachtige villa met fantastische tuin voor een fijne prijs! Vanaf  € 350 per week (de hele villa! Ook met 2 personen) , tot 6 personen te huur. Eventueel prima te combineren met een verblijf in Lissabon. Vanuit Lissabon is het stadje Pilado (ca. 140 km noordelijk) nabij Marinha Grande gemakkelijk te bereiken per auto. (Porto ligt 188 km noordelijk). Dichtbij de  imponerende […]

Appartement (3 slpk) in historisch Lissabon met zonnige en rustige patio (30 m2) in Mouraria, tot 6 personen te huur, startpunt tram 28, fado, WiFi & satelliet TV

Prima uitgangspunt om Lissabon te ontdekken, ook voor senioren. Leuk, authentiek appartement nabij metro en startpunt trammetje 28. Tot 6 pers. te huur. Vanaf 15/20 € pp per nacht (bij 4-6 pers.), 30-35 € pp pn met 2 pers. Reserveren of meer info? Mail naar (huiseigenaar) J. Kruijs, thelisbonconnection@gmail.com of bel 0031 6 53941845/ skype: juliekr1956. Historisch Mouraria is de ‘bakermat’ van de […]

Lisbon for children: the Oceanarium, the Zoo & the Science Museum

Lisbon is a very children-friendly city and a perfect destination for a few days with the family. The mild climate makes it ideal to explore the city, with places of interest and a lot of fun for children! Who’s watching who? Picture: Abilio Leitao The famous Oceanarium (Oceanário) in Lisbon is the largest aquarium in […]

Lisbon 3 hours river mini cruise: old and modern Lisbon attractions seen from the Tagus River & renovated, traditional ‘Cacilheiro’ boat

Trip to Lisbon for only a few days?  Take a boat trip on the Tagus River to discover the contours of the old and the modern part of the Portuguese capital. This short cruise (from April 1st – October 31) departs every day at 15:00 from Terreiro do Paço, just near Praça do Comércio (‘Commerce Square), and lasts ca. […]

Lisbon’s Botanical Garden (Jardim Botânico), unique, designed as a scientific garden in 1873: Portuguese colonial power & one of Europe’s finest

Tucked away in the Principe Real dictrict, near the legendary Bairro Alto, the Botanical Garden is a lush retreat from the afternoon sun. It covers an area of extending uphill from the Rua da Escola Politécnica to the Avenida da Liberdade. The University of Lisbon Botanical Garden was designed as a scientific garden, planting began in […]