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  1. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Family compounds.
  2. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The main road of the ancient village.
  3. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    Parking area at the side of the road.
  4. Citânia de Briteiros

    Citânia de Briteiros

    The remains of an Iron Age village on a hilltop near Guimaraes.
  5. Dennis

    Portugal A Visit to Tomar

    Tomar, a small town in Central Portugal that hosts 2 remarkable festivals and a Templar building. Location: Tomar is located about 150 kms north of Lisbon; 30 kms south east of Fatima at 39o36'13.21''N 8o25'03.08''W. In an otherwise unremarkable country town, there is a remarkable massive...
  6. Dennis

    Portugal The Roman Ruins of Conimbriga

    Conimbriga, Portugal's best preserved Roman Ruins. Location: Conimbriga is located approximately 15 Kms south of Coimbra at 40o05'54.32''N 8o29'25.90''W. It is in the municipality of Condeixa-a-Nova. If one is interested in Roman ruins then a stop at Conimbriga is a must. On a road trip...
  7. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2019 No. 21 - Night

    This week’s Photo 21 (May 26, 2019) – Night Vintage cars, wine, collector items, clothes and other household items are great reminders of how our past can be just as cool today as they were then. I’ll be traveling for the next few weeks and Joe has agreed to post the weekly Photo Hunt themes...
  8. rytind123

    Local food experiences!

    Hi all- Has anyone ever booked any local food experiences (food tours, wine tasting, cooking classes) when travelling/on vacation? Thanks in advance, Ryan
  9. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2019 No. 18 - Drink(s)

    This week’s Photo 18 (May 5, 2019) – Drink(s) Music, performers, artists and dancers are some of my favorite forms of entertainment while traveling. Thanks to everyone for sharing photos of the entertainment you enjoy on your travels. Upcoming Photo Hunt 2019 Themes: Photo Hunt No. 19 (May 12...
  10. Doug Phillips

    Portugal Hanging Out in the Algarve and London

    By Doug Phillips from Canada, Fall 2002 October 15-November 1 2002 - Twelve days in the south of Portugal with four days in London before returning to Canada. The Algarve doesn’t get much respect on Slow Travel, but for us it was a great introduction to the concept of Slow Travel, long before...
  11. Andrew

    Portugal and Bilbao, Summer 2007

    By Andrew from Missouri, Summer 2007 August-September 2007: trip to Coimbra, Porto, and Lisbon in Portugal, with side trip to Bilbao, Spain. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Coimbra For a long time I’d been wanting to return to Portugal and visit Bilbao, Spain. Here is...
  12. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2017 No. 36 - Lines and/or Patterns

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 36 (Week of November 12, 2017) – Lines and/or Patterns A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. Lots of wonderful Happy Places - Spain, Italy, Paris, Gardens (at home and around Europe) and sitting at a restaurant in Italy about to eat a...
  13. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 15 - Chocolate

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 15 (Week of June 11) – Chocolate A Photo Hunt 2017 category is available on the Media Gallery. Everyone’s photos were awesome. From the people that make us laugh to those 2 and 4 legged animals and funny signs to the hilarious hunt for a red roof in a sea of red...