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Where to see the stars in Portugal

Get ready for a unique celestial experience and discover where to see the stars in Portugal.


Serra da Estrela: what to see if the snow cuts off access to the Tower

Climbing to the highest point in mainland Portugal is a goal for anyone visiting Serra da Estrela in the winter. And if…


Discover 10 natural wonders in the inland area of Portugal

The inland area of Portugal “hides” true treasures of Nature that are worth a trip to this fertile region of Natural He…


Slice or Spoon: There are Many Cheeses to Savour in Portugal

Whether made with goat, sheep or cow milk, excellent cheeses abound in the country, from Trás-os-Montes to Alentejo, an…

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Family holiday destinations to explore in Portugal

Between the beach, nature, monuments or villages full of history, Portugal has a lot of unmissable places for family ho…

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Portuguese locations with funny names

Have you ever imagined yourself at Paraíso (Paradise) or at Purgatório (Purgatory)? These are just two examples of the …


Street Markets in Portugal: a secular tradition

From the Algarve to Minho, there are many street markets in Portugal where you can buy a wide variety of products. Some…


Mountain Villages: what to see near Serra da Estrela

Snow is the main attraction in winter, but in the area of the majestic Serra da Estrela Mountain Villages are not lacki…

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Historical Villages: 12 Treasures to Discover in Portugal

Located in the countryside, these villages preserve a vast and very rich historical and patrimonial legacy. There are c…


Serra da Estrela Cheese Fairs: Keeping the Tradition Alive

The king of Portuguese cheeses is spoken and tasted throughout the year, but it is in the months of February and March …


Rural Tourism to enjoy the snow in Serra da Estrela

In the highest mountainous area of mainland Portugal there are accommodations where intense contact with nature promise…


10 Villages in Portugal for an Unforgettable Family New Year's Eve

Near Serra da Estrela, in the Center of Portugal, there are must-see places, great for entering the New Year in the bes…

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Halloween: 13 Haunted Places That Will Make You Shiver

All About Portugal went from north to south looking for “cursed” spaces for a truly scary Halloween. Be afraid!

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