Sao Bento Station, that opened in 1896 and remains one of the busiest stations in Northern Portugal, and the former REFER offices (Railway Authority) are a new hostel. 'The Passenger' can host up to 120 visitors and keeps the old moth of the building, constructed in 1916 next to the station. With an upcoming restaurant and a vintage style, the hostel offers a privileged view to the railways from above.
Known for its beautiful green area, decorated with sculptures and split into numerous paths with variety of plants, its possible to take a tour in the Villa or to participate in workshops, conferences and short courses the Foundation has to offer. Hard to imagine Porto without Serralves today!
Chapitô is a house for artists and its one with quite a view. Performers come to practice, perform and learn. Functioning as a school with a 33 years old tradition, circus is the main core of Chapitô and you can tell by the tent covering the restaurants balcony.
The Arte Institute is pleased to present the VIII Edition of the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival in New York City on May 30 and 31, 2018 at Lincoln Center and Tribeca Film Center. This year, the Festival will brings us thirteen shorts films by Portugal’s most promising filmmakers.
This exclusive accommodation in Montemor-o-Novo hosts guests in what used to be a farmhouse. The building, a palacete (small palace) from 1895, was renovated to be a hotel and afterwords the owners invested in creating a chocolate factory in the former horses stables. The combination worked out and now the visitors get a lodging and a gastronomic experience.
Lisbon, Portugal has been named Best Leisure Destination in Europe. By Global Traveler at its sixth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards at a reception in Los Angeles today. Global Traveler is the only monthly magazine for business and leisure luxury travelers.
While Portugal's culinary scene doesn’t get as much attention as its neighbor Spain, insiders believe Portuguese food rivals that of its Iberian counterpart. There are certainly some delicious dishes and foods in Portugal, so if you spot any of these on the menu, give them a try, you won’t regret it. New-York-based travel company AllTheRooms has rounded up the top seven Portuguese dishes, from a chicken marinade dating back to the colonial era, through to incredible fish dishes
During the Fish Festival in Lisbon, the patanisca made at the D'Bacalhau restaurant was nominated by the jury as the best patanisca in town. Competing against 9 more restaurants, D'Bacalhau climbed from the last years' third position in the rank.
On the top of a hill you can not miss the 5k fortress that embraces the city of Valença and pronounces its History. A city by the Minho river, that marks a natural border with Spain, it was a place of political and strategic importance in the early 13th century. It was built under the King Sancho I rule due to his military aspirations of conquering territories in Galicia and is now home for pilgrims and visitors form all over the world.
Condé Nast elected Lisbon as the top destination for City Breaks this year in Europe. The great weather, the location by the sea and the river, the sights and the food are some of the reasons to take a summer break in the Portuguese capital.