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Mosteiro dos Jerónimos
Place: Belém
Photo: Belém
Photo: Belém

The land that is now Portugal has been inhabited for thousands of years and its national boundaries have been defined for eight centuries. This long history is reflected in a particular culture that is the result of the mixture of the many peoples who settled here and those that the Portuguese encountered on their journeys of Discovery.

It is found in the villages and towns, in the monuments and traditions, which bring together influences that the Portuguese have applied creatively. And the omnipresent sea has also shaped our personality and taken us beyond the continent of Europe, enabling us to learn and share with the rest of the world.

Manueline art, tiles and fado are unique expressions and genuine symbols of the Portuguese, but also a contribution to World Heritage. There are 18 such classifications by UNESCO in Portugal, including monuments, landscapes and intangible heritage.

By choosing a region, an itinerary or a specific theme, you can discover a unique heritage and different landscapes, all within a short distance, which still retain the authenticity of local customs. Moreover your tour will be complemented to perfection by the traditional cuisine and the customary hospitality in rural accommodation.


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Igreja de Bravães
Place: Ponte da Barca
Photo: João Paulo
Romanesque Route
The Romanesque Route is a tour covering 58 monuments located in the north of Portugal, near the rivers Tâmega, Sousa and part of the Douro.It includes monasteries, churches and memorials, bridges, (...)

Palácio da Regaleira
Place: Sintra
Photo: John Copland
Discovering Sintra
Sintra, the Moon Hill, is a place full of magic and mystery, where Nature and Man have combined in such a perfect symbiosis that UNESCO has granted it Word Heritage Site status.One-day (...)

Torre do castelo
Place: Beja
Photo: RTPD
Beja
We visit Beja in an atmosphere of peace and discover stories of conquests and lost loves.We begin with a visit to the Torre de Menagem (the Keep) of the Castle, which was so important in the battles (...)

Carnival
Place: Funchal
Photo: Turismo da Madeira
Entertainment in Madeira
Madeira is a destination rich in entertaining events, with a programme full of shows, festivals and exhibitions.This archipelago, with its unique natural landscape and known for its eternal spring (...)

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Festa dos Tabuleiros (Festival of the Trays)
Festa dos Tabuleiros (Festival of the Trays)
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