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« on: April 10, 2006 02:45:46 PM »

I'm planning on going to Portugal in september, but don't know exactly where to go. Are there any Portuguese people on here? Where do we go - Lisbon, Faro, Porto? Which is more fun? What do we have to see there? Are there flee markets, thrift stores, funny, crafty stores? We're coming over for two weeks, so we have to find a lot to do!! Please help me  Kiss
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« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2006 11:12:24 AM »

hello there! I'm portugese! Smiley I'm from lisbon but currently living near Leiria... If I can tell you the places that I love they are defenetly Sintra (not far from Lisbon) beautiful landscapes houses everything! also Porto (to visit the art park/museum Serralves) and there's this street there whaere you have only galleries of art and lots of art stores to visit!
if I can help in annything else just say! have a nice visit in my country!*
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2006 11:19:27 AM »

do you think we should go to Lisbon or Porto? or are the trains of a reasonable price, so we can do both? or do you know cheap places to stay there?
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« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2006 11:27:16 AM »

I think you could visit the 2 of them! I can't tell you my favorite 'cause I ove thme bouth! well I can give you the web site of the train company (the only existing here) and you can check the trips to annywhere in the country and see haow much it will cost you, so here is the site:
http://www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do?vgnextoid=87cbd5abe2a74010VgnVCM1000007b01a8c0RCRD&lang=en
(www.cp.pt   - - - - - then choose english version)
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« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2006 06:12:59 AM »

I just got back from Coimbra which was absolutely fantastic!  We had such a great time and there were soooooo many fabric shops!  i've never seen aything like it!

Coimbra is also half way ish between lisboa and porto.
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2006 07:02:05 AM »


I guess we could stop there  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2006 12:07:48 PM »

hmmm...

Which neighbourhood is the best to stay in, when in Lisbon?
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« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2006 04:33:18 AM »

I went to portugal about a month ago you should see Estoril
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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2006 02:22:59 PM »


I put it on my list! I'm leaving this weekend and I'm so excited! I've heard nothing but great things about portugal!! I'll let you know how it was!
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« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2007 04:21:07 PM »

Santarem (where I'm from) is also pretty cool, called the capital of Gothic architecture in Portugal, lots and lots of churches (very inspiring), museums and there's this garden-like place called "Portas do Sol" (Sun Gates) which is right on the edge of the city, surrounded by medieval fortified walls and towers and you can see the river and the valleys. It's also very inspiring.
For thrift stores I think the best is Lisbon, not sure which zone though. Have fun!
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« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2007 04:03:55 AM »

I'm traveling to Lisboa the end of the month. Any craft stores to suggest me?
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« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2007 04:14:25 AM »

I'm traveling to Lisboa the end of the month. Any craft stores to suggest me?

Hi, I'm also going to Lisbon in October! Smiley
Any Craftsters in / around Lisbon??
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« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2007 08:30:25 AM »

where are all our Portuguese craftsters??
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« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2008 09:50:20 PM »

I'm going to Lisbon for 4 nights in about 7 weeks. Not that I'm counting or anything!

Would love any tips on where to hit for vintage stores, fabrics and craftiness.
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