Portuguese wines are acclaimed all over the world, but did you know each region has a very distinct identity and taste???...
Those who have had the privilege of visiting Portugal know that one of the country’s most memorable treasures is its unique flavours. And for those who appreciate wine, the various Portuguese grape varieties and wine regions are simply unforgettable!!!
From North to South, the climate and geography of Portugal are quite different and so are the
Autumn, also known as fall, is a very specific season to visit Portugal as it is a very unique time. The landscapes start to recover, the people are more rested and the climate pleasant following the immense summer heat that covers Portugal every summer between May and September. It is truly a great period to come to Portugal and discover its immense beauty without the stress of the burning sun but the pleasures of the warm sun...
Autumn and nature go hand and hand,
Among the awards are the “Best Adventure Tourism Destination” and the “Best Beach Destination” and “Best Insular Destination”. Portugal once again distinguished itself in the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards, or the tourism “Oscars”, bringing home more than 20 national distinctions and European awards. The Azores region won the “Best Adventure Tourism Destination” award, and the Algarve the “Best Beach Destination”. Madeira received the award for “Best Insular Dest
The archipelago of the Azores consists of nine islands divided into three groups: Western Group (Corvo and Flores); Central Group (Faial, Graciosa, Pico, São Jorge, and Terceira); Eastern Group (Santa Maria and São Miguel). They are especially dedicated to nature tourism with outdoor activities, such as hiking, diving, whale watching, among others... Here you can find unspoiled nature, with breathtaking landscapes, incredible lagoons, extinct volcanic craters, hot wat
Douro River and the Douro Valley in North Portugal - UNESCO World Heritage Site... Where the world renowned Port wine comes from... It doesn't matter where you come from, where you live, who you love or what you believe in. When the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO creates a legal instrument to determine the preservation of the historical and natural heritage of the Douro valley and the Douro region, it is a case to seriously co
Golden Visa Portugal (or Visa Gold Portugal) is the most attractive citizenship by investment or residence by investment program in Europe. ARI - Residence Permit for Investment Activity... Officially called the ARI (Autorização de Residência para Atividade de Investimento), the Golden Visa, or Gold Visa, is today Europe's most successful investment residency program. One of the main advantages of Golden Visa in Portugal is that its requirement for length of stay in th
In the Algarve, between Carvoeiro and Armação de Pêra, there are some of the most beautiful rocks and caves in the world. The most well-known of the rock formations is the Cave of Benagil (Gruta de Benagil), where the Algar de Benagil is also located. This gigantic cave is sometimes referred to as the Benagil Cathedral because of the various arches it forms, which, viewed from the outside of the cave, give it the appearance of a cathedral. The imposing aspect of the Ca
They say Portugal has 365 recipes for cooking salt cod. In fact, there are many more... Bacalhau is served "Á bras" with scrambled eggs, olives and fries; as fish cakes (pasteis de bacalhau) alongside black-eyed-peas; barbequed, oven-baked or simply boiled with cabbage and carrots, then drizzled in olive oil. Crumbled with cornbread in the university city of Coimbra, baked under mayonnaise Ze-do-Pipo-style in Porto, chopped into a favorite Lisbon salad with chickpeas an
Spring is a particularly beautiful time to visit the Algarve; the flora comes into bloom, the temperatures are mild and the hustle and bustle of peak summer season is yet a distant notion. The region may be more peaceful in terms of crowds and cars, but that’s not to say there’s any less to do. Besides admiring the landscapes and enjoying the warmer weather - think long beach strolls and countryside hikes - the Algarve has plenty to offer in terms of entertainment. I’v
Todays is the King's Day celebration in Portugal... The Day of Kings is a Christian tradition dating back to the 8th century, of biblical origin, which celebrates the day when Jesus Christ, newborn, had received the visit of Eastern magicians (Belchior, Gaspar and Baltazar). It is in Spain that this date is most desired by the majority of the population. Traditionally, it is the day of opening the presents (those who have resisted the temptation until now), since it wa
North Americans are just starting to realize what Europeans have known for decades: that Portugal offers comfortable, cultured living at a low cost. Whether you’re looking to live in Europe full-time or part-time, sunny, pleasant Portugal deserves a look.
Here are some of the most popular destinations for expats in Portugal: The Algarve:
British and other European expats have been settling in the Algarve for years. Blessed with golden sand coves, almond groves, and Portugal’s
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The day of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated on December 8, is a national holiday. This day invokes the life and virtue of Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, conceived without blemish, that is, without the mark of original sin, which received the title of Catholic dogma on December 8, 1854. Thus, it originates from celebration of this commemoration, which is a date of great significance for the Catholic Church. But, long before it was considered a dogma, the celebration
The Restoration of Independence in Portugal is celebrated annually on the 1st of December. This date recalls the action of Portuguese nobles, who on December 1, 1640 invaded Paço Real and killed Miguel de Vasconcelos, Spain's representative in Lisbon, acclaiming D. João, Duke of Bragança, as king of Portugal. The Restoration of Independence was the culmination of a period of great discontent on the part of the Portuguese population, unhappy with the Iberian Union, betw
1 - In the last five years, the property market in Portugal has experienced an intense recovery in real estate transactions and an increase in house prices, with an increase of approximately 40% since 2013. This increase in house prices is the result of a low supply of real estate inventory and a significant increase in demand. 2 - Economic growth and quality of life are some of the factors that are giving Portugal greater visibility as an international destination for
Everyone loves Lisbon, but it’s not necessarily known as a culinary destination. There is beauty everywhere you look, from the architecture dating back to the Moors, to the hand-painted blue tiles ‘azulejos’ from the 15th century. Lisbon is the city of the seven hills, so why not go on a flavoursome food tour and burn the calories walking up and down those hills – here are our favourite five! Pasteis De Nata – the famous egg custard tarts invented by monks in Belém cen
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The following clarification is a note on the requirement subject to the procedure to prior inspection of prefabricated buildings, wooden houses, mobile homes, model houses, containers, caravans and other similar solutions. Over time, Portugal has been the subject of a significant and growing number of land occupation operations by the buildings or facilities identified above. In this context, I consider that the clarification of public opinion in general regarding the