The name ‘Pintassilgas’

Casa das PIntassilgas

is situated in Rua das Pintassilgas, also 'goldfinch Street'. Pintassilgas is Portuguese for goldfinch. 

The goldfinch is also famous by the beautiful painting by Carel Fabritius from 1654 (copyright

The house is situated along the slopes of a valley dotted with fruit trees and vineyards. At dawn you may be lucky to see this special bird flying by.