Portugal Vacations

At the time of planning the vacations and making the reserves of hotel, if the chosen place is Europe, a less evident destiny that Rome or Paris attracts with its seduction outside the time. Portugal is famous by its fantastic beaches and their charming fusion of modernity and last. In Portuguese earth the trips to the past seem possible: medieval castles, strengths and convents sprinkle the landscape; buildings Art Dec polish the streets of spotted and here there medieval the cities, modern and ample. Portugal breathes a nostalgia air. And like the childhood it is the mother country of which greater nostalgia we felt, does not turn out strange to discover a fascinating data: in Portugal there is infinity of museums of toys. The Museum of the Toy of Seia is located in the region of the same name.

This institution inaugurated in 2002 has the privilege to own greatest and completes collection of toys of the country. Its main purpose is to find out the meaning of the childhood in different cultures. To cross its rooms is to discover what means to be young and what paper fulfills the toys in near and remote societies. From the past to the present, toys of Portugal and the world dazzle to visitors of all the ages. The Museum of the Toy of Lisbon must his partly more than 40000 pieces to several contributors who have donated very valuable articles. And especially, to the patience and the affection of the collector Joo Arbues Moreira. Soldaditos of lead and to cord, wrists with their dresses, furniture and houses, airplanes, trains and cars of all the times populate their rooms enchanting to children of all the ages.

The museum owns in addition one tends where toys with old are sold, impossible to obtain in modern commerce. Wrists of rag like which with as much affection they sewed the grandmothers, autitos of tin and retorts of the traditional soldaditos of lead remain in the shelves. Beyond the traditional guided visits, both museums organize temporary exhibitions and cultural activities like history factories and preparation of toys or festivales of infantile cinema. It is not possible until now to be realised anticipated reserves online of entrances for these strolls that are not due to lose. But it is possible to obtain online a Lisbon Card, card to travel in the diverse transports public of the Portuguese capital that awards to its possessors with discounts in some attractions of interest. Jorge Alberto Guiazu Reserves of Hotel Original author and source of the article