Traditional holidays in Portugal
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Easter 2020 is around the corner and with it comes another amazing time of the year, when families traditionally get together to celebrate and, of course, to eat. Due to the coronavirus outbreak and confinement at home, this year may be a little different.
The best holiday of the year is here, the one where thousands of people take to the streets in extravagant costumes ready to samba, sing and party the night away.
Around the world, Valentine’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of February. Even though this festive day is now viewed as a pop culture festivity, deeply intertwined with consumerism, it has a historical background that most people don’t know about.
Everyone is getting ready to celebrate Carnival and so should you. Even though the weather is quite cold, the temperatures will rise thanks to the music, samba dancers, outrageous costumes and the famous caricatures, Cabeçudos and Matrafonas that fill the streets during these festive days.
In Portugal there are all sorts of Christmas traditions, from the traditional Christmas tree to big fires, masks, chestnuts and even bananas. Today we tell you all about 6 of the most characteristic Portuguese traditions that have been celebrated over the years.
São João do Porto When: 23rd June 2019 Where: Oporto, Portugal Website: visitportugal. com
May brings big celebrations and amongst them is the Queima das Fitas or Burning of the Ribbons in Coimbra.
Easter in Portugal is a much different affair than elsewhere, much more than bunnies and chocolate eggs.
The most romantic day of the year is here and we don't want you to waste this opportunity to show your better half how much you value your relationship. We know that it can be stressful to make sure everything goes perfectly, so we want to take a little of the weight off your back. How?
2018 has come to an end and it’s time to start thinking of destinations for 2019. To get the best vacation deals, the best thing to do is to prepare everything well in advance, shop around, and most of all have lots of patience.
The Christmas season is upon us and if you are living or planning to live in Portugal you might as well start getting acquainted with all the traditions. All around the world this is a time for family gatherings, love and obviously a lot of food and the Portuguese are no exception.
The Algarve is one of the best places to live in Portugal and nowhere else in the world could you have a lifestyle quite like the one you could have while living on the southern coast of Portugal.