Golegã is the Portuguese city outside Lisbon known for its horsemanship. Held since the 16th century, every year in November the town hosts a 10 days festivity known as Feira do Cavalo, where games, jumping shows, races and demonstrations with horses are offered. Riders and breeders come from all over the place to take part in the event, that is also rich for its entertainment, food and the celebration of São Martinho.
Virtuoso, the global luxury travel network, has recognized Portugal as the Hottest Destination of 2018. The award was given last night during the 30th Annual Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas, to an audience of 1,700 members of the luxury travel industry, representing travel agents, hotels, airlines and cruise lines...
Kids up to 11 years of age will love the wonders of the Azores: Europe just 4 hours away
Fall in Portugal brings a buzz of activity to the 20 designated wine regions across the country, from picking and processing the grapes to celebrating the harvest with food, song and traditional festivals. During September and October, visitors can now witness these ancient rituals up close, by taking part in the harvest itself, touring through the many vineyards, crushing the grapes if they desire, or even lodging within the walls of a grand wine estate.
Open since 2005, Fragoleto has been exploring ice cream flavors that conquer any gelato fan. The owner has now won the national competition to attend the Gelato Festival that compares worldwide ice creams. With a rather different creamy option, The Mediterranean is a mix of carob, almonds and nuts
Manjar do Marques is a restaurant just outside the Pombal exit in the highway connecting Porto and Lisbon, A1. It's famous for serving the typical Portuguese tomato rice always fresh made. Costumers pay for the great appetizers like pataniscas, bolinhos de bacalhau or petinga and the rice is all-you-can-eat. The deserts are delicious and the waiters carrying big rice pots always pay attention to your dish to keep it served.
Turismo de Portugal highlights the strategic position of Portugal in the EU market and the value of the Portuguese language to access markets within the Portuguese-speaking world. The projections are that by the end of the year, the country will have a 2.2% GDP growth, with 1.8% of it coming from the tourism sector.
In Portugal, there's a typical saying whenever someone leaves but forgets to close the door behind them. "és de Braga?" or Are you from Braga? is the common reaction. But some people have no idea why, here's a possible explanation
Momondo just choose the 9 best beaches in Portugal ideal for vacations this year. And here they are...
Traveling is a wonderful privilege with so many benefits. When we travel, we improve our communication and social skills as we adapt to new surroundings. Traveling helps break you out of a rut and re-sets the mind to being presentin the moment. The activities we engage in while traveling are...