One of the biggest labyrinths of Iberian Peninsula is, are integral part of the biggest landscape conjunct planned by the Italian architect Nicolau Nasoni – the Quinta da Prelada, in Oporto.
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Highlights of the Arouca Geopark, which was recognised by UNESCO in 2009, are the Castanheira Nodular Granite, the Canelas Giant Trilobites and the Vale do Paiva Ichnofossils.
The Montesinho Natural Park, in the northwest of Portugal, in the Trás-os-Montes region, is one of the largest natural parks in Portugal.
On the Natural Park we find terrestrial and marine ecosystems that enclosure the most important parts most significant features in the biodiversity and geodiversity.
The Madeira Botanical Garden located in Funchal has more than 2,000 exotic plants from all over the world.
Located in Quinta Monte Palace, this Tropical Garden has about 100,000 plant species.
Village located in the Upper Dam Rabagão. It belongs to the municipality of Montalegre.
Palácio Nacional de Queluz
The National Palace of Queluz and its historical gardens are one of the most remarkable examples of the harmonious link between landscape and palatial architecture in Portugal.
PAlácio Nacional de Mafra
This Baroque architectural complex encompasses a Royal Palace, a Basilica and a Convent. It boasts important collections of Italian sculpture, Italian and Portuguese paintings, a unique library, two carillons, six historic organs and an 18th-century hospital.
The Bragança Palace of the Dukes of Guimarães was built in the XV century by Afonso (illegitimate son of the King João I and Inês Pires Esteves), first Duke of Bragança House and eight Count of Barcelos, for time of his second marriage with Constança of Noronha.
Designed in 1981 by architect Souto Moura, the Casa das Artes was built between 1988 and 1991 in the gardens of Allen's home and awarded the Secil Prize.
Classified as a National Monument since 1910, the Domus Municipalis is a rare example of civil Romanesque architecture. The building had a dual function cistern and seat of municipal meetings.
The Casa Allen was built in the last years of the 1920s by the 3rd Viscount Villar d'Allen to his residence by architect Marques da Silva project.
The Casa de Ramalde belongs to Leite family from the first half of the sixteenth century. At that time, the building was quite simple and was already partially integrated into the new building designed by Nasoni in the eighteenth century, at a date close to that found in the attached chapel - 1746.
Castelo de Santa Maria da Feira
The Castle of Santa Maria da Feira is one of the most remarkable Portuguese monuments in the way how reflects the diversity of defensive resources used between the XI and XVI centuries.