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Portuguese pavement: Black and white cobblestones in Lisbon

Lisbon’s most obvious cultural calling card – other than blue and white azulejo tiles, are under your feet, the black and white cobblestone Portuguese Pavement, or calçada Portuguesa in Portuguese. Calçada Portuguesa covers much of Lisbon’s ground, and it can be found in towns all over Portugal. The black and white stone usually comes from …

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Igreja de Santo António Church in Lisbon – A quick guide

A stones throw away from Lisbon’s cathedral is a small pilgrimage site with great historical significance – St Anthony Church and Museum; here is a complete guide. The small baroque-style church is one of Lisbon’s valuable architecture masterpieces and cultural landmarks, evolving from a small chapel to the grand basilica we see today.  It was …

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Lisbon's Oriente Metro Station (train, metro, bus station) designed by Santiago Calatrava

Lisbon’s Oriente Station – Everything you need to know

With eight tracks, Lisbon’s main train station, Oriente Station or Gare Do Oriente, is a beautiful work of art designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. A large transportation hub, Lisbon’s Oriente station is a stop on the metro red line and also has an international, national, and local bus depot. Conveniently it also sits across …

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LTI Portugal Study Abroad Scholarship not available in 2024

The website Home – lisbontravelideas.com will not be offering the Portugal Study Abroad Scholarship in 2023 – 2024. Lisbontravelideas.com will provide one $200 scholarship for one American undergraduate student studying in Portugal at any point during the academic year.  This includes summer programs abroad. The recipient is free to spend the stipend as they see …

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