The wild and romantic Centro region contains more contrasts, history and natural wonders than most entire countries. From the colorful beach houses of Aveiro…to the majesty of baroque Coimbra…to the Roman remains of Conimbriga…to the castles, fortresses and ancient cathedrals of Castelo Branco and the interior.
Few nations can claim to be founded by the courage and vision of just one person. Even ancient Rome had Romulus and Remus…but as to Europe's oldest nation-state, Portugal, it owes its existence to the stubbornness, perseverance and skill of one man: Dom Afonso Henriques.
Savor the local cuisine of Porto, Lisbon, Azores and Madeira. Meet a traditional Portuguese Family whose love of food and country are combined in this amazing cooking experience. Stroll through the traditional markets "feiras" and shop for the freshes fish, meat, fruits and vegetables, after a heart
From 14 February - 2 April, Vilamoura World will host the "Vilamoura Atlantic Tour", one of the most prestigious equestrian competitions on the international circuit in the Algarve.
Porto, Portugal, has been voted the Best European Destination in 2017 by the European Best Destinations organization. Porto wins the recognition for the 3rd time with a record number of 138,116 votes. Porto also won the title in 2012 and 2014.
Sunset Summit, promotes the country to the Web Summit’s participants.
Web Summit, Europe’s biggest and brightest tech conference, rolls into Lisbon, Portugal, for 3 days starting November 7th, 2016.
Travel + Leisure has just announced its list of 17 nominees for the Travel + Leisure 2016 Destination of the Year accolade and Portugal is on the list. Now readers have until November 14th to vote it as THE Readers' Choice Destination of the Year
Chaves, in the North of Portugal, has always been know for its thermal waters, especially during the Roman Empire. And, when the city planned an underground garage it got a real surprise - Roman baths buried in a landslide some 1,700 years ago. Excavation are being done, with a museum projected to open in 2018.
Portugal took home some 24 Oscars in European categories of tourism, the most ever, and the night's biggest winner.