Devotion and Religious Festivals in the North of Portugal
In Portugal, there is always a special reason for people to go out into the street, singing and dancing. The north of the country is no exception.
Trás-os-Montes: Between the sacred and the profane
Religion is part of the nature of people of Trás-os-Montes and mixes in various celebrations with magic and superstition.
Devotion in Minho
Faith is responsible for the charm of many of the monuments, for some of the customs and crafts from Minho, a land of pious people.
The Minho Region has unique characteristics associated to a natural landscape of enormous beauty and biodiversity. Marked by an intense green of the fields and vineyards, the Minho beautiful landscape allies itself with the contagious joy of the f...
Trás-os-Montes is the appropriate name for this area of the interior North of Portugal. Plateaus and majestic mountains, towns and untouched historical villages, purifying spring waters, traditional cuisine and the genuine hospitality of a people...
Porto and Northern Portugal is so rich that makes it possible to plot routes in several areas and the taste of each person. Routes such as Route Port Wine and Douro, architectural routes, the route of the historic villages or gastronomic route are...
There are good reasons to visit Guimarães
A visit to Guimarães is worthwhile due to its historical centre, the rickety houses and medieval buildings, recognised in 2001 as World Cultural He...
Three days in the Douro Valley
Experience three days of romance in Douro. Amongst the vineyards of this northern region –, the oldest demarcated region in the world –, “painting” a unique and absolutely charming landscape, nothing could be more romantic than the cultural and ar...