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Major EventsCarnaval in MadeiraCarnival officially begins on the Friday before Lent and only ends on Shrove Tuesday, with the whole island being caught up in the intense and contagious liveliness. The Carnival festival in Madeira is one of the region’s liveliest festivals. (...)
Major EventsFeasts of Nossa Senhora da AgoniaIn Viana do Castelo, take part in the Feasts of Nossa Senhora da Agonia, and don't miss all the processions that enliven this three-day festival in August.The town is thronged with thousands of people who come to witness Viana do Castelo honouring (...)
Major EventsFeasts of São JoãoCelebrate the feasts of São João, the most revered saint of Oporto, held on the night of 23rd June. The feasts of São João, of pagan origin and associated with the celebration of the summer solstice, are marked by dancing, eating and fireworks.
Major EventsFesta da RiaIf you are in the centre of Portugal in July, don't miss the Festas da Ria (Festivity of the Estuary), which bring added life and animation to the city of Aveiro.Given its vital role in the life of the region, the Ria estuary has a Festivity (...)
Major EventsFesta dos Tabuleiros (Festival of the Trays)The Festival of the Trays takes place every four years; the next one will take place in July 2015. Do not miss this unique event!The blessing of the trays, the street decorations, the quilts in the windows and the throwing of flowers over the (...)
Major EventsFestas GualterianasIf you visit Guimarães during the first weekend in August, you will be able to enjoy the Festas Gualterianas, which have brought great life and entertainment to this city for more than a century.The high point of the celebrations is the procession (...)
WEBSITE: www.aoficina.pt; www.guimaraesturismo.com
Major EventsFestivals of the Holy SpiritDiscover the Festivals of the Holy Ghost in the Azores, held especially in Terceira and also in São Jorge and Pico, which attract large numbers of visitors to the islands. On the archipelago of the Azores, the famous Festivities of the Holy Spirit (...)
Major EventsFestivals of the Lord Jesus ChristIn São Miguel, in the Azores, witness the Festivals of the Lord Jesus Christ.The image of the Convento da Esperança, in Ponta Delgada, is paraded on the fifth Sunday after Easter, with much fanfare and torchlight.
WEBSITE: www.visitazores.com; www.santo-cristo.com
Major EventsFestivities of LisbonWith a whiff of summer in the air, the Festivities of Lisbon offer a welter of entertainment activities that will invade Lisbon’s oldest neighbourhoods, luring lure thousands of people into the streets. Santo António - Lisbon’s patron saint - (...)
WEBSITE: http://www.festasdelisboa.com; www.visitlisboa.com