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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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Family holidays
Portugal offers excellent opportunities for a family holiday, as it is a small country on the Atlantic coast, ideal for both outdoor and indoor activities.Portugal is about 800km from north to south (...)

 
Place:Fátima
Photo:Santuário de Fátima
Festivals and Devotions
As an act of faith or the simple pleasure of discovery, you will find in Portugal a multitude of reasons for visiting and for religious celebration and as many options for spiritual quest. Portugal, (...)

 
Place:Guimarães
Photo:Associação de Turismo do Porto
Guimarães
Guimarães is considered the birthplace of Portugal because Afonso Henriques, who went on to be the first king of Portugal, was born here. The historical centre in the area that was within the (...)

Industrial Tourism in São João da Madeira
São João da Madeira provides the opportunity for a different kind of itinerary to see how Portugal’s traditional industries are still preserved.The points of interest on this visit are the region’s (...)

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Intervenção Urbana Aposto, de Fábio Carvalho Azulejos de papel aplicados (...)
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Holy Week Festivals
Holy Week Festivals
Experience Holy Week in the ancient city of Braga, in the region Porto e (...)
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