Anyone who visits Sintra is undoubtedly left awestruck in wonder. The romantic Portuguese village, close to Lisbon, is part of the 101 wonderful landscapes in the world included in a new book released by the largest travel guide publisher in the world, Lonely Planet, called "Wonders of the World".
Lisbon is going to be home to a new artificial beach with a capacity of 800 to 1100 people: it will be built in the northern basin of the Parque das Nações marina, more commonly known as "Expo" and will have a natural and eco-friendly 230m2 swimming pool with treated water from the River Tagus, whic
Vibrant, unusual and one of a kind. Let us present to you "Talude" (which means embankment), one of the largest works of street art in Europe. The idea was born in Helena Vaz da Silva Street, in the neighbourhood of Lumiar, Lisbon, from the hands of RAF.
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.
The natural beauty of the Azores without a doubt takes everyone’s breath away. And not only that; they stand out as the first region in Portugal and the only island group in the world to be certified as a sustainable tourist destination.
Elected for the third time as the best tourist destination in the world. This is the most recent achievement for Portugal, which went to the Royal Opera House of Muscat, the capital of Oman, to collect several awards in the World Travel Awards which are considered the "Oscars of Tourism".
Casa de Chá da Boa Nova restaurant in Leça da Palmeira (by 'chef' Rui Paula) won its second star from the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2020, which awarded a first star to four national establishments and removed it from three others.
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.
The most magical season of the year is on its way, and with it the "vilas" or Christmas fairs in Portugal. Ornaments, decorations, sweets and cakes, hot chocolate, Santa Claus, street markets, plays, magic trains, lights, Christmas trees...
In Portugal there are 17 sites officially classified as World Heritage by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The Bom Jesus de Braga and the Palácio de Mafra are the newcomers to the list in 2019, only being added on 7th July.