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December 2016

The new Douro Royal Valley Hotel and Spa opened this summer with sweeping views across the Douro River and 70 luxury rooms. The Douro is one of the hottest destinations in Portugal, the European nation widely declared THE destination of 2017 Read more →


The Vatican announced that Pope Francis will visit Portugal in 2017 to mark the 100th anniversary of Fátima. Pope Francis will make a pilgrimage to Portugal’s Shrine of Fátima between May 12 and 13, 2017, to commemorate the Centennial of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fátima. This will be the pinnacle of a yearlong celebration Read more →


Azores Airlines will offer new 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. Read more →