Visitors to Portugal certainly have the country’s “grand” restaurants to consider, in addition to excellent seafood and meat restaurants, as well as dozens of “hot” eateries with cuisines hailing from Hong Kong to Hamburg to Hoboken. But no visitor should pass up lunch or dinner at one of Portugal’s hundreds and thousands of small restaurants that serve some of the most delicious and comforting food on earth. Read more →

Oakland --This summer Azores Airlines is bringing the Bay Area and Portugal closer together. For the summer of 2017, Azores Airlines has flights from Oakland to Terceira in the Azores and Lisbon that will run from June 14 to September 6, 2017, every Wednesday. Read more →

Azores Airlines will offer new direct service this summer from Providence to Porto, Portugal. The new service will be offered weekly, on Fridays, between June 2 and September 29, 2017. The widebody Airbus aircraft will fly direct to Porto with a stop in the Azores in Ponta Delgada. The airline will also offer more non-stop flights to the Azores from Providence, as well as connecting service to Lisbon, Madeira, Cape Verde and Barcelona. Read more →

Alentejo: Characterized as Portugal’s “hidden treasure,” Alentejo, like the Beiras, is a wild and historic region that combines magnificent Roman and Moorish ruins, with medieval hamlets, white-washed villages and baroque cities (such as Evora and Portalegre) with some of the most evocative natural scenery in Europe. Alentejo’s Atlantic coastline combines rocky coves and cliffs with some of Europe’s most idyllic and less-known beaches. Read more →