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  1. Um passeio no Alto Minho
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    A trip through the Alto Minho
    Embark on a reinvigorating trip through the Soajo and Peneda mountains . You'll find it difficult to take your eyes off the spectacular landscape, including pasture land, and magnificent views over rolling horizons that have a long historical and (...)

  2. A Páscoa em Castelo de Vide
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    Easter in Castelo de Vide
    Easter in Castelo de Vide is one of the major local events and is of special interest due to the way it intermingles Catholic traditions with aspects of Jewish culture, in turn, highlighting the town's past history. The celebrations are broken up (...)

  3. Largo da Oliveira
Photo: CMG PPacheco
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    Largo da Oliveira
    The Largo da Oliveira owes its name to a centuries-old olive-tree planted on this same site. Surrounded by picturesque houses that are typical of the north of Portugal, it is the ideal starting point for a walking tour of the city´s streets. But, in (...)

  4. Pavilhão de Portugal
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    Pavilhão de Portugal
    The Pavilion of Portugal, designed by the architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, is constituted by two main bodies separated by a "construction joint". One of the bodies is a public square, measuring 60 x 50 m, covered by a thin concrete canopy, reinforced (...)

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    Bridges in the Douro estuary
    D. Maria Pia BridgeDesigned by the engineer, Gustave Eiffel, this bi-articulated arched railway bridge, measuring 352.875m long and 61 m high, was inaugurated in 1877 by the Royal family. It operated until 1991, on which date the railway service (...)

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    Piscina das Marés
    The Leça da Palmeira beach has one of the largest stretches of sand to be found in the North of Portugal. It has been a popular destination since the very beginning of the 20th century when the English community living in Oporto adopted it as their (...)

  7. Colchas de Castelo Branco
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    Castelo Branco Embroidery
    Known to have been in production between the 17th and 19th centuries, the first reference to this local style was made by Jaime Lopes Dias, at the 4th Beirão Congress held in Castelo Branco in 1931. He called for greater recognition of this form of (...)

  8. Furna do Enxofre
Place: Graciosa
Photo: Turismo dos Açores
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    Furna do Enxofre
    The Furna do Enxofre, situated in the south-eastern part of the Caldeira da Ilha Graciosa, is an impressive lava cave, whose main feature is its perfect dome-shaped roof. The inside of the cave is reached via a tower roughly 37 metres high and (...)

  9. Caves
    Monumento Natural Regional da Gruta das Torres
    The Gruta das Torres, located on the island of Pico at an altitude of 285 metres, is the largest lava tunnel known to exist in the Azores, with a total length of roughly 5150 metres and a maximum height of 15 metres.It consists of a large main (...)

  10. Aldeia Típica de José Franco
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    José Franco’s typical Village
    Close to Mafra, you have the chance to discover a typical village from Lisbon’s “saloio” region. It is made entirely of clay and has been built in a natural size, being the work of the Portuguese sculptor José Franco.In the village of Sobreiro, (...)

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