The city of Ovar hosts every year one of the most important Carnival celebrations of the country.
The Carnival tradition in Estarreja dates back to the end of the 19th century with the famous “flower battles” and it continues alive in the 21st century.
“Made in Portugal” is the theme of the 2019 edition of Portugal’s most Portuguese Carnival, the Carnival of Torres Vedras. Each year the opening of the Carnival monument is highly awaited by locals. The Carnival of Torres Vedras is known for its traditional satire with the representation of well-known real-life characters of politics and football.
Easter traditions’ cycle in Fundão – Cuadragésima – is truly a symbol of the cultural identity of this city, based upon the preservation of religious ancient rituals.
Easter time is experienced with great intensity in the region of Idanha-a-Nova. Several traditional religious celebrations, whose origins get lost in time, that are the living proof of a deep-rooted faith, engaging the whole community.
During the Holy Week the churches and chapels of the town of Sardoal and also the ones belonging to the county are decorated with tapestries made of flower petals and natural plants with Easter-related motifs. The flower tapestries are handmade on Wednesday night, involving the whole community. This tradition is thought to be unique in
Anyone with a sweet tooth shouldn’t miss the chance to take part in the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos. During several days the medieval town’s narrow streets will be transformed into genuine showcases of cakes and sweets that everyone can sample and purchase. For younger visitors, the “Kids’ Chocolate House” offers recreational and pedagogical activities and
From May 6th to 10th, the university city of Coimbra will host emblematic students’ feast Queima das Fitas. An exceptional opportunity to visit the city of students and witness a unique tradition! In Coimbra, where else?
On May 12th, Aveiro will be celebrating the Feast of Saint Joana, the Princess, patron saint of the city.
The city of Covilhã hosts the 6th edition of the Urban Art Festival WOOL from June 1st to 10th with the participation of prestigious international and national artists, bringing street art and community together in several initiatives that will be held during the festival.
The Trays’ Festival will take place from June 28th to July 8th 2019 in Tomar. When King D.Dinis obtained from pope John XXII the creation of the Military Order of Christ, which was to render such inestimable services to Portugal and the World, his virtuous wife, Queen Isabel de Aragão – the Saint – laid