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27 July 2020

New campaign to boost Portuguese resilience in Covid-19 times

On June 24th, 1128, at the Battle of São Mamede in Guimarães, Afonso Henriques founded Portugal. To celebrate this significant date, in a year in which […]
23 July 2020

Why do I love Lisbon?

When I first arrived in Portugal back in 1998, Lisbon was displaying its charms to the world during the World Expo. Portugal beauties and tourist attractions […]
19 July 2020
Pao de lo

Pão de Ló de Margaride: An enduring tradition in Portugal

In a small house at the foot of the hill an old woman crumbles a piece of bread with her fingers, brings it to the lips […]
16 July 2020

Cities respond to Covid-19 crisis: Interview with Ricardo Rio, Mayor of Braga

Braga is one of the most visited cities in Portugal. This city is the 3rd biggest in the country, but so far remains with a low […]
11 July 2020

Sintra: Mysticism and Romance

It is perhaps the most famous destination from Lisbon, and it is not too difficult to understand why. It is a classical experience, a breathtaking journey […]
7 July 2020

Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum: A Light from Cascais to the World

“At night I am a diamond that turns to warn men, for whom I live, even when I do not see them.” It is with this […]
7 July 2020

Douro Valley: The Cradle of Port Wine

Boundaries were determined for the Douro Valley’s vineyards in 1756, making it the oldest demarcated wine region in the world, even though grape harvest and wine […]
2 July 2020

Spain-Portugal border reopens after three-month closure

The border between Portugal and Spain was reopened on June 2nd in an official ceremony led by Spain’s King Felipe VI and the president of Portugal, […]
1 July 2020

The Place That Stopped Time: Agroturism in Portugal

At Herdade do Amarelo, inserted in the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, between the foothills of the Serra de São Domingos and the sea, the only clock […]
1 July 2020

Lisbon is the most-booked European city for this summer

Travel activity had been restricted for several months due to the health measures imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19. Many travelers saw their plans derailed […]
26 June 2020
Chef Miguel Laffan

A chef in Portugal turns a crisis into possibilities

When the coronavirus pandemic began, Miguel Laffan worked at the Atlântico Bar & Restaurant at the Hotel Intercontinental in Cascais, but the situation did not make […]
18 June 2020

Portugal is open for business

Portugal has reacted promptly to the pandemic. It has found ways to tackle the challenges and boost recovery. Just last week, the World Travel & Tourism […]
15 June 2020

Portugal receives “Safe Travels” stamp

Portugal has received the “Safe Travels” global safety and hygiene stamp delivered by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which aims to recognize governments and […]
15 June 2020

European Commission approves €1.2 billion rescue loan for TAP Air Portugal

The European Commission has approved a €1.2 billion rescue loan destined for TAP Air Portugal. On June 9th, 2020, Portugal informed the European Commission that it […]
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