Portuguese tiles

Our list of articles tagged with "Portuguese tiles."

February 19, 2013

Just Back: Portugal

Artisans of Leisure tours feature the very best of Portugal, including Madeira, Porto, the Douro Valley, Lisbon, Sintra and the Alentejo region.

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April 3, 2009

Portuguese tiles (azulejos) are a visual delight and a travel highlight

We love Portugal and especially love the tiles (azulejos) that can be seen everywhere—on the exterior walls of private homes, in the train stations, on water fountains, and covering the walls of the magnificent countryside palaces. Tiles have been used as architectural and decorative elements for many centuries in Portugal. We’ve carefully selected our Portuguese guides—they are experts on the country’s history […]

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