Art and Culture
There is a strong bond between Portuguese culture and the country's geographical location and history. Portugal is Europe's oldest nation and its Atlantic coastline provided the springboard for the Discoveries.
A genuine and unique musical expression in the world is Portugal's cultural heritage: Cante Alentejano, which was recognised as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2014.Sung in chorus and without the use of music
Fleeting, irreverent and unexpected. Street art surprises visitors to Portugal. We are often surprised by drawings on the streets, on billboards, on façades and large walls.
Hidden between mountain slopes of leafy vegetation, the schist villages are one of our best kept secrets, but one that their pleasant, friendly inhabitants enjoy helping to reveal. In this magical world, where time passes more slo