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4 traditions from Portugal to discover in 2017

In 2017 we challenge you to come and discover 4 Portuguese traditions: 1 – Conventual Pastry. If you have a sweet tooth you should try the immense variety of  Portuguese sweets which have a large part of their origin in the … Continue reading 4 traditions from Portugal to discover in 2017

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The village of Alter do Chão in Alentejo

Do you know the village of Alter do Chão? It is located in the south of Portugal in the region of Alentejo. Let us guide you on this little trip. Come and discover the greatest wealth of the region; The  Alter horses. … Continue reading The village of Alter do Chão in Alentejo

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12 Reasons to visit Portugal in 2017

  Of the many reasons to visit Portugal, we highlight 12: Historical legacy – From North to South this is a country where History can be touched and learned all over. Douro region – The oldest demarcated wine region in the country Azores islands … Continue reading 12 Reasons to visit Portugal in 2017

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Traditional Portuguese pottery

Portugal is a rich country in potteries. They can be found from north to south. The most important regions are Minho and Alentejo. Minho – Barcelos (North of Portugal) – The Bisalhães black pottery Almost extinct. Its production was exclusive of the … Continue reading Traditional Portuguese pottery

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Meet Inês who organises ceramic workshops in Lisbon

At the age of 15 Inês discovered the art of ceramics. She studied to be a ceramist and learnt to work with different techniques: potter’s wheel, modelling, tiles, sculpture, engobes, etc. She has always worked as a ceramist and designer … Continue reading Meet Inês who organises ceramic workshops in Lisbon

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Mira de Aire grottos – the biggest in Portugal

The central region of Portugal  is occupied by calcareous mountains, constituting a limestone massif. There are two main mountains, Aire and Candeeiros. These mountains have a limestone subsoil. In other words, the water does not remain in a state of residue but … Continue reading Mira de Aire grottos – the biggest in Portugal

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Christmas original Nativity scenes from Portugal

You can already feel, everywhere, the characteristic atmosphere of this season. It’s Christmas time! There are several traditions in Portugal: live Nativity scenes,  animated Christmas cribs, Christmas lights, gastronomy and religious celebrations, there is much to see and to live here. We … Continue reading Christmas original Nativity scenes from Portugal