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    Christmas
    Christmas celebrates the birth of Christ, on 25 December, a date that was established during the 3rd century. The first references to the celebration of the Nativity are to be found in the mid-2nd Century, at a time when the Christians were still (...)

  2. Parque Natural da Arrábida - Pedra da Anixa
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    Parque Natural da Arrábida - Pedra da Anixa
    This 40-metre-long island is 250 metres from the coast, near the beach of Portinho da Arrábida.Its enormous biological diversity is due to the rich composition of its rocky depths, surrounded by a relatively barren sandy sea-bed.Its complex (...)

  3. Edifício Franjinhas
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    Edifício Franjinhas
    Designed by the architects, Nuno Teotónio Pereira and João Braula Reis, this building is located in the intersection between Rua Braamcamp and Rua Castilho. It received the Valmor Prize in 1971 – thus generating a major polemic, due to the (...)

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    From Praça do Geraldo to the Graça Church
    From the square in front of the Se, head down Rua 5 de Outubro that leads directly onto Praça do Geraldo. On the way, there is a rare surviving piece of the gothic walls of the city: the tower of Selaria.Defined to the north by a medieval arcade, (...)

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    Your passenger rights at hand
    Denied boarding? Cancellation? Long delay? Lost luggage? Reduced mobility?Passengers need a common set of principles, so that they can be more easily aware of their rights if something goes wrong with their trip, regardless of the mode of transport (...)

  6. Cenotáfio de D. Duarte de Menezes
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    Cenotáfio de D. Duarte de Menezes
    Amongst the exhibits at the Museum of São João de Alporão, attention is drawn to the tomb of D. Duarte de Menezes, a lieutenant during the reign of D. Afonso V, who was killed defending the Moroccan military stronghold of Alcácer-Seguer, conquered (...)

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    Cister in the North of Portugal
    The Northern region constituted the gateway to Portugal for the Cistercian order during the first half of the 12th century. The Abbey of São João de Tarouca, to the South of the River Douro, was the first institution to begin to observe the Order in (...)

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    Ponte Medieval de Barcelos

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    Cruzeiro de Almofala
    On the road to the Spanish border, this small village is situated next to one of the old routes followed by the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela.In fact, one can find the solitary old granite cross by the side of the road, probably (...)

  10. Estádio do Dragão
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    Estádio do Dragão
    Owned by Oporto Football Club, the Dragão Stadium was built for Euro 2004 and was the venue of the competition's opening ceremony. Designed by the architect, Manuel Salgado, the stadium substituted the former Antas Stadium and due to its (...)

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