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Francesca   & Victor
SATURDAY MAY 25th, 2019

Welcome to our Wedding Website!

FROM FRANCESCA & VICTOR

Welcome and thank you so much for visiting our Wedding website!

We are so excited to celebrate our special day with you and truly grateful to have such wonderful friends and family. This website contains wedding day details, travel information and much more - Please check back for updates!

Love,

Francesca and Victor


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Schedule of Events

WHITE PARTY PRE-WEDDING EVENT

Thursday, May 23, 2019

6:00pm – 10:00pm

ESTUFA REAL

Dress Code: White Garden Attire

Additional info coming soon

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Map for Estufa Real:


RELIGIOUS CEREMONY

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Time TBC

MOSTEIRO DOS JERÓNIMOS

Dress Code: Formal Attire

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Map for Mosteiro Dos Jeronimos:


WEDDING RECEPTION

Saturday, May 25, 2019

QUINTA DA BACALHÔA

Dress Code: Formal Attire

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Map for Wedding Reception:

SHUTTLE

We will be providing a shuttle service. Please come back for more updates.

Also remember to RSVP if you will need this service.

Travel & Accommodation

We are so grateful that you are making the trip to Lisbon for our wedding celebration! We recommend booking your flights and hotels as soon as possible as Portugal has become a tourist destination and prices can escalate as availability dwindles. This is why we managed to get a few discounts for you!

HF HOTELS

10% discount over the Best Available Rate

Book Now!

CORINTHIA HOTELS

Special rate for our guests

Book Now!


CAR RENTALS

In case you feel that you would like to have a car to drive around you can book one at Luso Rent a Car.

Refer that you're coming from Marta Velez Events and they will give you a 10% discount!

To make it easier, you can contact Rodrigo (rodrigo@lusorentacar.com) directly!

Discover Portugal

With so much beauty, good food, and warm hospitable people in Portugal we couldn’t decide on celebrating our special day anywhere else in the world! Below you can find our suggestions of places to visit during your stay in Portugal, Have fun and enjoy!




Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital city, a destination that says more than one would think. It is an open house made to bring joy to those who visit it, which is only completed by its beautiful surroundings.



Things To Do



Triumph Arch at Rua Augusta

The Triumphal Arch of Rua Augusta was designed during Marquês de Pombal period, after the 1755 earthquake, but was only concluded in 1875. The monument was rehabilitated and opened to the public in 2013, offering a stunning 360º view of downtown, Sé, São Jorge Castle and Tejo.

(Every Day – 9.00am to 8.00pm)



Jerónimos Monastery

Jerónimos Monastery, where our ceremony is going to be held, is considered the biggest example of the Manueline style.

(Tuesday to Sunday – 10.00am to 5.30pm)



S. Jorge Castle

In full power on top of one of the Lisbon highest hills, the castle conquered from the Moors in 1147 is the most emblematic and visited monument in the city.

(Every Day – 9.00am to 9.00pm)



Estrela Cathedral

(Every Day – 9.00am to 9.00pm)



National Pantheon

The National Pantheon stands out in the landscape with its majestic dome highlighted in this beautiful exemplary of the baroque. This is the resting place of great names of the national history, such as the writer Almeida Garrett, the fado singer Amália Rodrigues and the football player Eusébio.

(Tuesday to Sunday – 10.00am to 6.00pm)



Pastéis de Bélem

Enjoy Portugal’s famous cream custards in Bélem.

(Every Day – 9.00am to 11.00pm)



Tram 28

Take a tour on Lisbon’s most know tram ride. The number 28 connects Martim Moniz with Campo de Ourique, and passes through the popular tourist districts of Graça, Alfama, Baixa and Estrela. Beware of pickpockets!

(Every Day – 7.00am to 9.55pm)



Santa Justa Elevator

The Santa Justa Elevator was inaugurated on July, 10th, 1902. It is a work of Raoul Mesnier de Ponsard. Has an iron cast structure and was enriched with filigree works.

(Every Day – 7.30am to 11.00pm)



Avenida da Liberdade

Embelished with leading global stores, restaurants and hotels, here is a first-class aveue. Rossio sets the tone and the Eduardo VII Park lends the greenery.



Estufa Real

A charming 18th century greenhouse in the heart of Ajuda Botanical Garden – a true green sanctuary of more than three hectares in one of the most beautiful areas of the city.

(Every Day – 10.00am to 6.00pm)




Sintra

Romanticism fell head over heels for Sintra and at each step, from the historic center to Seteais Palace, continuing on into the mountain range, Sintra thanks us for our praise, winning us over for life.



Things To Do

Take a walk in the historic center and find streets with tradicional souvenir shops and horse carriages that can make you travel in time

Moorish Castle

Testimony of the Islamic presence in the region, built somewhere between the 8th and 9th centuries, the Castle of the Moors offers a unique landscape with the town of Sintra in the foreground and extending up to Cabo da Roca.

(Every Day – 9.30am to 8.00pm)



Pena National Palace and Park

Built on top of a mountain ridge over the ruins of a 15th century convent that King Ferdinand II acquired, what was initially to become the summer residence of the royal family resulted in a palace marked by an exuberant mixture of Moorish, Gothic and Manueline elements.

(Every Day – 9.30am to 8.00pm)



Monserrate Palace

Monserrate Palace is located inside Monserrate Park. The winding paths amongst the dominium of Nature over Man. The Palace, with exotic and plant motifs, constitutes one of the must-sees references of the architecture of the Romantic period in Portugal.

(Every Day – 9.30am to 8.00pm)



Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira is a passionate and mysterious place where architecture and mysticism combine in perfection. The Palace is highlighted as an unusual building due to its harmonious combination of the most dissimilar stylistic elements: Gothic and Manueline live side by side with the esoteric symbols of Alchemy and Masonry.

(Every Day – 9.30am to 8.00pm)






Cascais

It was once the land of Kings and is still the town for fishermen. Here, the Atlantic ocean extend as far as the eye can see, gifting us with its fresh produce. What a place to live!



Things To Do



Take a walk or rent a bike and do a seaside walk from Cascais to São Pedro (heading towards Lisbon) or from Cascais’ center and heading towards Guincho, you will pass by The Museum Quarter, with 12 cultural facilities that represent the Memory, Tradition and Heritage



Condes Castro Guimarães

Museum Located in Marechal Carmona Park, it’s the oldest museum site in the council.

(Tuesday to Sunday – 10.00am to 5.00pm)



Boca do Inferno

“Boca do Inferno” (portuguese for “Hell´s Mouth”- literal translation), is a unique rock formation on the edge of the ocean.

(Every Day)



Beaches

Guincho beach (great for pro surfers!)

Duquesa Beach

Conceição Beach




Óbidos

One hour way from Lisbon, you can find a medieval villa called Óbidos.



Things To Do

Castle

Roman origin castle, conquered by the Christians, was various time repared.

(Every Day)



“Rua Direita” – Main Street

Visit the main street of Óbidos that leads to the Castle and get lost in the gothic ports of the houses.

(Every Day)






Useful Contacts

National Emergency Number 112 (for any type of emergency)”

Rsvp

Kindly let us know if you can attend our big day by March, 1st, 2019

Simply fill out the text box below in response to your attendance to our wedding events and any information that you would like to let us know!

ANY QUERIES?

If you have any queries on anything from accommodation to travel please email us here:

Fonsecawedding2019@gmail.com

Our planner - Marta Velez - is also available to answer any question you might have. You can contact her through events@martavelez.com

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