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Major EventsCampo Maior Flower FestivalWitness the Flower Festival in Campo Maior, and see a town decorated with paper and colour. The streets are adorned with flowers and paper in brightly coloured compositions (the festival is normally held in August but only in the years when the (...)
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 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 (...)
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.
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 - (...)
Major EventsFestivities of Nossa Senhora dos RemédiosIn September, see the festivities of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios in Lamego, and don't miss the Procession of the Triumph, the most symbolic point of the event.During the procession the Virgin is pulled by yoked oxen, making Lamego the only place in (...)
Major EventsFestivity of the Crosses or the Festivity of the CastleEvery year in May, Monsanto celebrates the Festivity of the Crosses, also known as the Festivity of the Castle, that recalls the local population’s heroic resistance to a siege. According to tradition, the population sought refuge in the castle in (...)
Major EventsHoly Week FestivalsExperience Holy Week in the ancient city of Braga, in the region Porto e Norte.The city is decorated with motifs related to the occasion and the passos, street-side altars, are filled with flowers and lights, complementing the sumptuousness of (...)