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Aerial Views: Braga In Northwestern Portugal

Mesmerizing Time – Braga is a city in the far north of Portugal, northeast of Porto. It’s known for its religious heritage and events. To the east, Bom Jesus do Monte complex has a neoclassical church atop an elaborate 17-flight stairway. In the city center, medieval Braga Cathedral is home to a sacred art museum and the Gothic-style Kings’ Chapel. Nearby, the imposing Archbishop’s Palace overlooks Santa Barbara Garden.

Walks: Gardens & Streets Of Funchal, Madeira (2022)


Living Walks – Explore the charming streets and green spaces of Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, and see what Madeira is like in Winter. (We also have footage on the channel of Summer and at Christmas and New Year, so you get to see the Funchal weather at all times of year). No narration or music, just the natural sights and sounds on this walking tour of this historic town (rather like a live webcam experience).

If you visit Madeira, you should spend some time walking the streets of Funchal – it has charm, history and is a real highlight of Madeira. Madeira weather is perfect all year round and we’d recommend you visit for the Flower Festival, the wine festival and Christmas in Madeira and of course New Year in Funchal has to be on your top 10 list.

Funchal is the capital city of Portugal’s Madeira archipelago. It’s backed by hills, and known for its harbor, gardens and Madeira wine cellars. The centuries-old Funchal Cathedral, which mixes Gothic and Romanesque styles, is notable for its carved wooden ceiling. Fronting the harbor is the São Tiago Fortress, built in the 1600s. It now houses the Contemporary Art Museum, with a large collection of Portuguese works

Travel: ‘Madeira – Atlantic Ocean Masterpiece’ (2022)

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It is known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and is known for its harbor and a large New Year’s fireworks show.

MICHELE LORENZONI I’m a freelance filmmaker and this is my first solo-produced video project. Last summer I passed six days in this island with some friends, we shot every damn day through all the cool spots Madeira has to show. After loooong editing days, here you the final result.

Travel Guide: The Top 25 Places To Visit In Portugal

The most beautiful places to visit in Portugal:

0:00 – Intro 0:31 – Ursa Beach & Cabo da Roca 1:30 – Pena Palace 2:11 – Castle of the Moors 2:44 – Lisbon 3:24 – Òbidos 4:27 – Nazaré 5:13 – Berlengas Islands 5:53 – Tomar 6:17 – Castle of Leiria 6:37 – Coimbra 7:16 – Serra da Estrela 7:47 – Azores – (São Miguel & Pico Island) 8:48 – Algarve Coast & Lagos 9:18 – Bengali Cave & Ponta da Piedade 9:36 – Porto & Duoro Valley 10:20 – Peneda-Gerês National Park 10:52 – Guimarães 11:28 – Madeira 11:27 – Ponta do Sol 12:24 – Fanal Forest 13:05 – São Vincente Church 13:24 – Pico do Ariero 14:38 – Outro

Portugal: A Biking Tour Of Lisbon’s Waterfront (4K)

The bike tour is 12 miles (19km) long and takes you along the Lisbon waterfront past the Ponte 25 de Abril, Belem Tower, Padrão dos Descobrimentos and much more.

Video timeline: 0:00 Praca do Comercio 01:42 Avenida Ribeira das Naus 04:24 Jardim de Roque Gameiro 06:25 Cais Gás 16:13 Santo Amaro Dock 19:54 Ponte 25 de Abril 20:40 Tejo Promenade 25:02 MAAT 29:03 Doca de Belém 31:09 Padrão dos Descobrimentos 34:18 Belem Lighthouse 35:03 Bom Sucesso Marina 38:50 Belém Tower 42:28 Monument to the Overseas Combatants 43:33 Doca Pesca 49:05 Belém Tower 50:43 Bom Sucesso Marina 54:29 Padrão dos Descobrimentos 55:08 Doca de Belém 58:27 Tejo Promenade 59:08 MAAT 1:02:24 Ponte 25 de Abril 1:03:53 Doca de Santo Amaro 1:08:40 Doca de Alcântara 1:12:30 Doca de Santos 1:14:16 Doca de Santos 1:16:00 Cais das Pombas 1:16:46 Avenida Ribeira das Naus 1:18:02 Praça do Comércio

This biking tour of Lisbon, Portugal was filmed on Sunday July 17th, 2022 starting at 1:13 pm at the Commerce Square.

City Scenes: 48 Hours Of Tasting Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. From imposing São Jorge Castle, the view encompasses the old city’s pastel-colored buildings, Tagus Estuary and Ponte 25 de Abril suspension bridge. Nearby, the National Azulejo Museum displays 5 centuries of decorative ceramic tiles. Just outside Lisbon is a string of Atlantic beaches, from Cascais to Estoril. 

In order of appearance we featured: 1. Tapisco – £££ – for Spanish-Portuguese fusion small-plates 2. Bonjardim – £ – for proper authentic Portuguese piri chicken 3. Senhor Uva – ££ -lovely little casual natural wine bar 4. Clube de Journalistas – ££ – out of the centre, but so worth it 5. Neighbourhood – ££ – for great coffee and brunch but also for any time of day 6. Manteigaria – £ – pastel de natas babbbyyyy 7. Taberna in Bairro Do Avillez – ££ – huge building with 4 restaurants inside. 8. Taberna was the one we tried and it was great 9. Taberna Sal Grosso – £ – unreal 10. Prado – £££ – proper seasonal, farm to table joint 11. Monkey Mash – ££ – awesome speakeasy bar 12. Red Frog – ££ – 10/10 cocktails 13. The Folks – ££ – for speciality coffee and great pancakes 14. O Velho Eurico – £ – Portuguese dishes with a twist 15. Omakase Ri – £££ – tiny sushi bar with no menu, chef’s choice 16. Musa – ££ – local craft brewery. 17. Tricky’s – ££ – proper vibe and great food

Island Tour: Top Places To Visit In Madeira, Portugal

Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It is known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate.

Video timeline: 0:00 – Intro 0:31 – Ponta do Sol & Anjos Waterfall 1:23 – Ponta do Pargo 1:48 – Ponta de São Lourenço 2:39 – Cabo Girão 3:04 – Fanal Forest 4:05 – São Vicente Church 4:30 – Véu da Noiva & Seixal 5:12 – Ribiera da Janela 5:27 – Arco de São Jorge & Boaventura 5:49 – Pico do Ariero 7:29 – Pico Ruivo 8:12 – Outro

The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and is known for its harbor and a large New Year’s fireworks show. 

Filmed and Edited by: Ryan Shirley

Travel Guide: Top Things To Do In Porto, Portugal

Porto is a coastal city in northwest Portugal known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira (riverside) district, narrow cobbled streets wind past merchants’ houses and cafes. São Francisco Church is known for its lavish baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings. The palatial 19th-century Palácio de Bolsa, formerly a stock market, was built to impress potential European investors.

Aerial Views: Landmarks & Landscapes Of Portugal

Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. Its location on the Atlantic Ocean has influenced many aspects of its culture: salt cod and grilled sardines are national dishes, the Algarve’s beaches are a major destination and much of the nation’s architecture dates to the 1500s–1800s, when Portugal had a powerful maritime empire. 

▶️ Highlights – Portugal 2022 0:00 ▶️ Silves 16:19 ▶️ Lagos 34:16 ▶️ Cabo Sordao 47:41 ▶️ Alcacer do Sal 1:01:17 ▶️ Costa Vicentina 1:34:01 ▶️ Sines 2:15:47 ▶️ Palma 2:33:35 ▶️ Poceirao 2:48:07 ▶️ Pont de Portimao 3:07:43