Christmas Village, Óbidos

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Christmas Village is a Village called Óbidos. This village is well known because remains like the medieval times.

Portuguese King Cake

King Cake or Bolo-Rei Portuguese King Cake or Bolo-Rei, as the portuguese call, is the most eaten cake during Christmas time. The cake is the representation of the Three Wised Men, looks like a crown and is covered with crystallize and dry fruits and also sugar powder. During Christmas times there are many competitions around […]

Pão de Ló, de Alfeizerão

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Pão de Ló de Alfeizerão, is a sponge cake very famous in Alfeizerão near Alcobaça, Lisbon. The secret behind this special cake is that is not ready.

Caldo Verde, soup

The Caldo Verde is a very common soup on New Year’s Eve in Portugal. It is usually served after midnight.

Carneval Loulé, the oldest in the country

Carnival Loulé, is the oldest Carnival in Portugal. Loulé is located in the region Algarve. This year the Carnival Loulé happens from Sunday to Tuesday and the opening hours are from 3pm to 5:30pm. Every year the Carnival has a motto and mostly include cars, representation of many associations from the region, a lots of […]

Alheira, Mirandela

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Alheira is a traditional sausage filled from Mirandela. According to history, this sausage filled was created by the new Christians because they have been denied their Jewish religion.

Feijoada á transmontana

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Feijoada á transmontana is a dish typical from the north of Portugal. Feijoada is also a dish from the area of Valpaços and was create for the Sunday before the carnival, due to the quarantine. The dish is made with bean stew, with pork meat and with a garnish of rice. In the northwest the […]

Cruise “Amo-te Douro” , St. Valentine’s Day

Cruise “Amo-te Douro” or Cruise “I Love you Douro”, is a cruise in the river Douro between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. The river is very beautiful and have a great landscape. There are cruises for a day or more days, you can really enjoy one of the greatest rivers in Portugal. For St. […]

Popular Saints’ Festivals, Saint Peter, Póvoa de Varzim

<span style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” data-mce-type=”bookmark” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Saint Peter or São Pedro as the Portuguese say, is a saint very popular in the north region and in Póvoa de Varzim you can celebrate from 25th June to 3th July. Everyone is welcome and you don’t need any reservations. The 28th and […]

Popular Saints’ Festivals, Saint John, Oporto

Popular Saints’ Festivals are all June around the country. In Oporto will happen from the 23th to the 24th of June, and the Festival is about Saint John, or São João in Portuguese. The tradition is very diverse and you will many actions like launching hot balloons into the sky, plastic hammers hitting the heads […]

Rock in Rio 2016, Lisbon

Rock in Rio 2016 is happening in Lisbon. If you already have your ticket then have a lots of fun!!! If you don’t have yet your ticket you can still get one.