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.
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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.
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
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Murça is a village in Vila Real district famous for the legend of a threatening beast living in the woods that would scare locals in the decade of 770. When finally caught by a knight, the animal thought to be a bear was after all a pig. A statue now serves as a city symbol.
Portugal won for the second time in a row the Best European Destination title attributed by the World Travel Awards. The country took home 36 awards total, given to Lisbon as the best City Destination, Madeira as the best Island Destination and the public tourism office as the Best Official Tourism Bureau of the year, amongst other.
Comporta comes 2nd in the Top Ten selection of Condé Nast’s Traveller magazine for best holiday destination in August. Looking for the best sunshine around the world not crowded by tourists, the magazine refers to Comporta as "a region of golden-sand stretches of beach, of rice paddies, canals and fields bulging with organic courgettes"