Fall in Portugal brings a buzz of activity to the 20 designated wine regions across the country, from picking and processing the grapes to celebrating the harvest with food, song and traditional festivals. During September and October, visitors can now witness these ancient rituals up close, by taking part in the harvest itself, touring through the many vineyards, crushing the grapes if they desire, or even lodging within the walls of a grand wine estate.
Open since 2005, Fragoleto has been exploring ice cream flavors that conquer any gelato fan. The owner has now won the national competition to attend the Gelato Festival that compares worldwide ice creams. With a rather different creamy option, The Mediterranean is a mix of carob, almonds and nuts
Manjar do Marques is a restaurant just outside the Pombal exit in the highway connecting Porto and Lisbon, A1. It's famous for serving the typical Portuguese tomato rice always fresh made. Costumers pay for the great appetizers like pataniscas, bolinhos de bacalhau or petinga and the rice is all-you-can-eat. The deserts are delicious and the waiters carrying big rice pots always pay attention to your dish to keep it served.
Turismo de Portugal highlights the strategic position of Portugal in the EU market and the value of the Portuguese language to access markets within the Portuguese-speaking world. The projections are that by the end of the year, the country will have a 2.2% GDP growth, with 1.8% of it coming from the tourism sector.
In Portugal, there's a typical saying whenever someone leaves but forgets to close the door behind them. "és de Braga?" or Are you from Braga? is the common reaction. But some people have no idea why, here's a possible explanation
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Traveling is a wonderful privilege with so many benefits. When we travel, we improve our communication and social skills as we adapt to new surroundings. Traveling helps break you out of a rut and re-sets the mind to being presentin the moment. The activities we engage in while traveling are...
Azores Airlines has a sale on round trip flights from Boston to Funchal, Madeira, starting at $499 round trip (including tax). Book by July 31st to fly from Boston to Madeira – via the Azores and discover Europe’s “Leading Island Destination,” according to the recent World Travel Awards.
Campaign Challenges Music Groups to Submit their Own Version of Portugal. The Man’s “Live in the Moment” to Win a Trip to Portugal. The Destination
Murça is a village in Vila Real district famous for the legend of a threatening beast living in the woods that would scare locals in the decade of 770. When finally caught by a knight, the animal thought to be a bear was after all a pig. A statue now serves as a city symbol.