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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Visit the Viewpoint of Cruz Alta - Luso

The Viewpoint of Cruz Alta, located in Luso Parish, perched Buçaco Mountain, provides stunning views. May be seen from the Atlantic Ocean, to the Serra da Estrela, through the Serra do Caramulo, especially the landscape to the Bussaco National Forest.

Visit Lake Valley of Ferns - Luso

Visit Lake of Bussaco - Luso

Lake Buçaco is a large lake, located in Luso Town and inviting the seagull rides. This lake is inserted in the Forest of Buçaco.

Visit Lake Luso

The Lake is inhabited by Luso some ducks and integral part of the spa resort town of Luso. Its gardens invite you for a walk along the shore.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Visit the gardens of the National Bussaco Palace - Luso

Visit the Gardens of Bussaco - Luso

Visit the Parish Church of Luso

Visit Source Buçaco Mountain - Luso

Visit Fonte Fria - Luso

The Cold Spring, located in the Parish Luso is the most renowned source of Buçaco Forest, and one of its most enchanting places.
The two water lines prevalent from the Buçaco Forest unite in Cold Spring, causing a water line that runs through the Valley of Ferns, a name that derives from a set of tree-sized ferns, spread out over the valley.

Visit the Fountain of Fountains - Luso

The Source of Fountains, located in the Parish of Luso, is flowing with the renowned water Luso that today is bottled and sold throughout the country.

Visit Emygdio Navarro statue - Luso

Visit High Cross - Luso

The Cruz Alta located on the top of Serra do Buçaco, at 547 meters altitude, the Luso Parish.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Visit Cascade Buçaco Mountain - Luso

Visit the Chapel of St. John the Baptist - Luso

The Chapel of St. John the Evangelist located at the Luso Parish, near the famous fountain of the same name.
The chapel was built in the eighteenth century and in 2010 was restored with the support of the Portuguese foundation.

Visit the Chapel of St. Anthony - Luso

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Visit the Church of Saint Martin - Casal Comba

The St. Martin Church, located in the Parish of Casal Comba, presents a religious architecture, baroque rural nature. Parish church of the transition of the Century. XVII to the XVIII century, with visible markings on the composition of the main facade.The plant is composed of longitudinal nave, chancel, bell tower to the left and left with several outbuildings addorsed. Differentiated coverage roofs of two waters in the temple one water on the premises and the bell tower dome. Plastered and painted facades of white; frieze and cornice trim in. Main facade of 2 cloths, corresponding to the bell tower, left, and title page, enclosed in corners apilastrados with capitals on which rise spiers; apex of the gable marked by windings and topped by a cross; frontispiece torn by portal straight lintel with entablature on which rises curve large window lintel topped by niche.The bell tower is built to the left on the facade of the architecture of 3 records set by friezes in stone; 1st is blind crack opened by the 2nd and 3rd framed square corresponding to the Ventanas perfect round bell is topped by a cornice on which rises a bulbous roof topped by a weather vane.  
Side walls open through the back door of straight frames with frieze and cornice.Inside features single nave and chancel with wooden ceilings, 3 plane forming decorated coffered; separate presbytery ship's body by web, has two side altars in gilded line plant and an axis defined by twisted columns, with central niche containing imaginary, that flank the triumphal arch painted in imitation marbled. Chancel with altar with altarpiece in gilded cross plan and three axes defined by twisted columns and decorated with tendrils; lateral axes with small niches and the central open for dressing room with throne. Pulpit brandy decorated stone basin, with guard railings spiral; baptismal font decorated acanthus.

Visit the Chapel of Silvã - Casal Comba

The Chapel of Silvã, or Chapel of Our Lady of Hope, located in the Parish of Casal Comba, built in the nineteenth century, is simple architecture of rural feature. The ridge has a belfry and a stone landmark, cylindrical and one of its cornerstones.

Visit the Chapel of Lendiosa - Casal Comba

The Chapel of Lendiosa, located in the Parish of Casal Comba, dedicated to St. Andrew, is of simple construction, with some decorative details of interest, and in particular will open windows on the main facade.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Visit the Church of Our Lady of the O - Barcouço

The Parish Church dedicated to Our Lady of the O or Expectation, located in Barcouço Parish, built in 1736, suffered greatly from a major fire in 1917. cared architecture, this temple was considered by many as "the Cathedral of parishes".

Visit the Square of Fountains - Barcouço

Visit the St. Anthony Cruise - Barcouço

Visit the Chapel of St. Anthony - Barcouço

Visit the Chapel of Barcouço

Visit Football Field Barcouço

The Barcouço Soccer Course is owned by the Municipality of Aveiro and serves local sports, particularly football Barcouço Club.