Bussaco Palace Hotel

Mata do Bussaco, Luso, Beiras, 3050-261, Portugal | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luso

Bucaco (Bussaco) & Brownie the tour guide

A travel blog entry by fletcherclaytor

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What an amazing place! The Bucaco Palace Hotel--how do I begin to describe the 260 acres of ancient trees and immaculate gardens, lots of trails to walk / experience the forest, and an ornate, luscious old hotel with gargoyles and icing carved details all around? We walked and hiked this place for days. It used to be a monastery, where silent monks …

A Portugese Cambridge

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... more money to the glory of god.



Fado is the local music. It is said to have originated in the Alfama region of Lisbon, with the university students of Coimbra changing the context to one of romance or protest. In the Coimbra style, only men sing, but in the general fado style, women also sing. We went to a performance at fado centro, which is supporting the resurgence of fado music and fado performers. The 3 we saw had ...

From Portugal to Spain

A travel blog entry by slbrown17

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On our way back to Oviedo, we stopped in two little towns. Our first one was Aveiro, which is a town similar to Venice, Italy. There are canals through the town, with long boats that go down the canal. We honestly couldn't have come at a better time! There were two little markets that day, and lots of people were in the street and on the canal. The markets were really cute with homemade rugs, jewelry, breads, and soaps. We stopped in a ...

Agatha Christie's Oasis in the Forest

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... This area of Portugal suffered a phenomenal storm in January of this year, and the number of huge fallen trees was alarming. We'd heard the same story in Sintra, learning there that it was like an "American tornado" with wind shear that snapped trees several feet in width. Nelson shared a continual stream of information: the forest is at the confluence of the Atlantic and Mediterranean ecosystems and weather, which accounts for some of ...

Holy Mackerel, 7-Layered Petticoats, and Pastry!

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... was a surreal experience. It was so dark that a couple other visitors were using cell phone flashlights (before they were roundly scolded by the docent).

Light is not needed in this library because it's the only library I've ever visited where books are not to be read. Since the 20th century, this is a museum of some of Portugal's most revered works of literature. The scene was of row upon row of bookshelves, two stories high, all with gilded covers ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Mata do Bussaco, Luso, is near Tagus Natural Park.
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