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.
The heat is on... instead of complaining, why not pack your suitcase and make the most of it by discovering Portugal's best beaches? It’s difficult to decide where because there are so many options of beautiful and special beaches, bathed by the cool waters of the Atlantic.
Summer is here and the urge to go out, enjoy the weather and hang out with friends in an open-air terrace is bigger than ever. If you are looking for the hottest, trendiest rooftops to chill out in this summer, don’t worry because we've got you covered.
If you’re visiting the Portuguese island of Madeira with children, one of the best and most exciting activities you can do is take a ride in one of the Carreiros do Monte, a basket which goes down a toboggan run for 2 kilometres of open road at a breakneck speed of 30 mph.
Portugal is a great destination for foodies, especially seafood lovers. The Portuguese coast supplies some of the freshest fish and seafood in the world and fish is the star of many dishes in the country’s gastronomical scene (surely you have heard about “Bacalhau”).
From the 30th of May to the 2nd of June, all rally lovers can enjoy the world-renowned 2019 WRC Rally de Portugal. This famous rally features WRC and WRC2 cars, with soft or hard ground suspensions that help the driver during the high-speed race.