Hotel Arribas

Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N, Sintra, Estremadura, 2705-329, Portugal | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $82.00

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Intro to Portugal-more pics added

A travel blog entry by mchase


We arrived in Lisbon on the 8th after a horrendous flight (plane with absolutely no leg room - can you imagine how Pat felt?). Took the local bus to the train station then off to Sintra. We're becoming quite good at riding the train.
Our hotel was on the coast in Colares district of Sintra. Beautiful!! The Atlantic is still a little cold for my …

Kissing Paradise

A travel blog entry by abonilla


... along with all the nice and gentle peoples of Portugal. From singing Spanish songs in the car with Lulu, to having dinner with Isabel and Monica's puppy, Tobi, to doing skype calls with Isabel and her awesome children, Portugal stole my heart.

When Lulu got to Sintra and then dropped us off at Lisbon, he kneeled down on the floor and kissed the ground. In Sintra we completely understood, the place was magical and just unbelievable. But when he did so again ...


A travel blog entry by jlimina


... at us, we knew what we were doing but were not given the opportunity. We felt abused. Moral of the story, in a rental car pay attention to the fill-up side. It was horrible, the young policeman, I think had a very bad start to his day and we were next in line.

Our next experience was in Tomar at lunch; at a restaurant, a suggestion in our guide, Bella Vista Tomar, we were greeted by a Brit, told to sit where we would like. He managed to disappear and we were served by ...

We have a home...

A travel blog entry by jlimina


... think, who could we call to help us? Nobody! We are on our own that's for sure. The keys were left in a Baggie underneath the front door mat. It is the beginning of a new season here and we are ahead of the April crowds. The house has just been opened and readied for us, we are the first to enter the Lions is dark and it is only 11:00 a.m. It is musty inside these two foot thick walls. We look at each other and with words ...

1436. A Magical Clifftop Moment

A travel blog entry by nathanphil


... the entrance fee is a bit pricey... so I decide to skip it. I actually prefer the ontouched, mysterious ruins of the forest. On another ridge not far away is another castle of a very different sort: a very elaborate 19th century palace with all the architectural extravangance of that era it seems crammed into a single building--a stark contrast with the austere Moorish stone fortress. Maybe another time I'll come back and cough up ...

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