Leonor Abrantes

Leonor Abrantes

I was born and raised in Lisbon and I cannot see myself living in any other city.  I have a Bachelor Degree in Tourism and was licensed National Tourist Guide in 1998. I finished a Degree in History in 2013 and in 2021 a Master Degree in History and Philosophy of Science.  I have been…

Lisbon between refugees and spies

Lisbon between refugees and spies

During the 2nd World War Portugal was under the dictatorship of António Oliveira Salazar and remained neutral during the conflict. Between 1932 and 1945 the country, particularly Lisbon received thousands of refugees looking to escape the war and the nazi persecution, waiting for a visa to departure Europe. During those years Lisbon became the „waiting…

Sofia Lobão

Sofia Lobão

Olá ! I’m Sofia, I was born in Viseu, Portugal, and I live in Lisbon. As I always loved to travel, doing research and interacting with people I studied Tourism and graduated in 1997 and since then I’ve been working as a Certified Tourist Guide and Tour Manager with people from all over the world….

Belém District

Belém District

Visit the monumental district of Belém with the manueline St. Jerome Monastery, the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries.We will visit the Church of Saint Jerome Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos), also a Unesco- World Heritage Site, is the highlight of the so-called manueline style, a portuguese variation of late Gothic.At the Monument to…