The Bishop's Garden in the town of Castelo Branco near the Spanish border.
The garden was created in the 18th century for the then Bishop of Guarda, Joao de Mendonca. Constructed in the Baroque style it contains statues of allegories, kings and zodiacal signs, arranged around ponds, terraces and staircases.
Looking out over the rooftops of the Alto Alentejo town of Portalegre.
Being located on the border with Spain, Portalegre was of great strategic importance as far back as the 13th century when this castle was built. It was originally composed of 12 towers.
photo: Portuguese Eyes
A typical street view from the walled, medieval town of Obidos.The narrow winding streets and whitewashed houses along with hanging baskets of flowers are characteristic of the town
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The Garden of the Episcopal Palace in Castelo Branco - an outstanding baroque garden. It contains numerous monuments, statues, terraces and these azulejos and staircases
Traditional moliceiros fishing boats on the central canal in Aveiro. Despite looking similar to the gondolas of Venice these are fishing boats and have sails