The Center for Music Connections promises insight into a Portugal that visitors seldom see.
Castle of Penela stands over the town of the same name, south of Coimbra, Portugal. The castle formed part of the lines of the Mondego River protecting Coimbra in the 11th and 12th centuries. The hill has been occupied since ancient times.
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Spa well-being programs are aimed essentially at those who want to spend a weekend or holiday period enjoying the use of leisure, recreational and therapeutic opportunities that only spas can provide.
Ties between Fado and the Tourada are strong today, with many a bullfight mixing with a concert of Fados, and the long tradition of going to a Fado house after the bullfight. Fado in the Ribatejo still sings of bulls and horses, and the Fados that tell the tales of the Last Royal Bullfight, and the love of Maria Severa and the Count of Vimioso live on. Even the great Fadista, Amáila Rodrigues made two films about the bullfight.
Solares de Portugal is a unique lodging option with privately-owned stately manor houses, elegant country homes and rustic farmhouses.