Tag Archives: Portugal

Jardim do Paço Episcopal – The most beautiful garden in Castelo Branco

Jardim do Paco Episcopal Box Gardens from Above

On my first day in Castelo Branco, the countryside Beira district of Portugal, I was welcomed to one of the most beautiful gardens in Castelo Branco. It is, quite possibly, the most beautiful Baroque garden in Portugal and one of the most beautiful gardens I ever laid eyes on. Jardim do Paço Episcopal – or […]

Monsanto – The most Portuguese Village in Portugal!

Monsanto Portugal

If you are staying anywhere near Monsanto in Portugal then please take some time to visit this beautiful and authentic mountain top village. The Castle was used in the filming of the Game of Thrones, the restaurants are traditional and the views will amaze you. I spent one day in Monsanto and totally loved it. […]

Idanha-a-Velha – A historical Portuguese village worth visiting

Idanha a Velha Portugal North Gate and Wall

Idanha-a-velha is a sleepy village near Castelo Branco in Portugal. As it is so small, you might think it is not worth visiting, but you’d be wrong there! It’s actually one of 12 historical villages in the Beira region of Portugal. As it is relatively undiscovered or ‘off the beaten track’ so to speak, you […]