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  1. A Baixa do Porto
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    The Porto Baixa
    The Porto Baixa (Downtown) is laid out around the Avenida dos Aliados (Avenue of the Allies), the city´s focal point. At the top of this thoroughfare, there is the imposing Municipal Council building. At the other end, it opens onto the Praça da (...)

  2. A aldeia de Soajo
Photo: Paulo Magalhães
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    The village of Soajo
    Small houses built of granite blocks line the stone streets, leading the visitor to the square where the unusual pillory stands, a National Monument since 1910. A friendly anthropomorphic face, carved on the pillory and crowned with a triangle (...)

  3. Pelo Douro acima até às quintas do vinho fino
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    Cruises on the Douro River
    Through to the end of the 19th century, the Douro was the major means of accessing inland parts of the region and the way of transport products and people from lands rendered effectively distant.Difficult to navigate, impeded by natural barriers, (...)

  4. Linha do Douro
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    The Douro Line
    The 203-kilometre Douro railway line runs from Oporto to Barca d´Alva and was opened in 1887. The engineering difficulties in overcoming the natural features of the valley resulted in a grand total of 26 tunnels and 30 bridges. The result is an (...)

  5. Cacela Velha
Photo: Pedro Reis - Turismo do Algarve
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    Cacela Velha
    Cacela Velha is a small coastal town in the southern reaches of the Algarve coastline. It lies in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and grew primarily during the 17th century when it formed part of the coastal defensive system and the Fort was (...)

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    Christmas Eve Supper and Midnight Mass
    Before Christmas Day, the Catholic Church recommends a period of fasting.But, after the Midnight Mass, the table is supposed to be filled with appetising delicacies, meats and traditional sweets and puddings for the family supper. This occasion is (...)

  7. Cinco olhares sobre o Douro
Photo: Câmara Municipal de Alijó
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    Five views of the Douro
    1 - São Leonardo da GalafuraClose to Régua, and in the vicinity of the village of Poiares, there is the São Leonardo da Galafura viewpoint. The landscape below encompasses both the Douro valley and the Serra do Marão and was described by writer (...)

  8. As Aparições de Fátima
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    Pilgrimages to Fátima
    The Sanctuary of Fátima annually welcomes hundred of thousands of pilgrims and tourists. Many come to participate in the celebrations that commemorate the apparitions of Our Lady to the three witness of Fátima. In the Fátima calendar, the dates May (...)

  9. Dams
    Albufeira do Monte da Rocha
    Monte da Rocha DamMonte da Rocha Dam is located in the course of the River Sado, close to the village of Panóias, in the municipality of Ourique, in a zone of oak groves.

  10. Centro Cultural de Belém
Photo: José Manuel
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    Centro Cultural de Belém
    Situated in one of Lisbon’s most important historic quarters, the Centro Cultural de Belém is an emblematic cultural space.This contemporary art centre comprises various temporary exhibition spaces and several concert and lecture halls, as well as a (...)

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