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All About Portugal | January 25, 2021

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North Portugal is famed for its amazingly beautiful mountainous landscapes that hide green and fertile valleys. Its historic villages and cities take us into the past while, at the same time, offer all the advantages of the present.
North Portugal is unknown for many however it has so much to offer! We at All about Portugal are trying to bring you the best of this amazing region so that you can resist visiting it.


May 5, 2012 |

Montalegre is a magical place in the Trás-os-Montes region set within a magnificent landscape of schist and granite, dominated by its castle

The cutting wind, cold as ice, that was blowing on the day we arrived at Montalegre, along with … Read More

Discovering Geres Mountain, North Portugal

May 4, 2012 | | 3 Comments

Discovering Geres Mountain is an amazing experience Portugal has to offer as this beautiful Mountain of the Minho region is a true Paradise.

Discovering Geres Mountain, situated in the astonishing Minho region, bordering with Spain, it means discovering a natural … Read More

Valenca do Minho

May 2, 2012 |

Valenca do Minho is a charming village bordering with Spain on the Minho region, dominated by its impressive fortress and boosting with life.

From the top of the hill where Valenca do Minho stands, overlooking Spain on the other side … Read More

Casa do Mercador rural tourism in Gerês mountain

April 15, 2012 |

Casa do Mercador rural tourism located in Real village near Vieira do Minho is a wonderful lodging option for a memorable stay in Gerês area

When the idea of spending a few days this last Easter in the Gerês area … Read More

Rota das Amendoeiras (Almond Blossom route)

March 12, 2012 | | One Comment

Rota das Amendoeiras (Almond trees route) is a service provided by CP, national train company, that will take along the amazing landscapes of Alto Douro and Trás-os-Montes regions.

CP, the Portuguese national train company, invites you to discover the breathtaking … Read More

Ponte de Lima, the oldest Portuguese village

February 6, 2012 | | One Comment

Ponte de Lima is the oldest Portuguese village and a natural beauty paradise, famed for vinho verde, a unique and refreshing regional wine.

On the shores of the Lima River there is to be found the oldest Portuguese village that … Read More

Boys Festival (Festa dos Rapazes), a Christmas tradition

December 13, 2011 | | One Comment

Boys Festival (Festa dos Rapazes) is one of the most emblematic Portuguese Christmas traditions and a symbol of the Bragança Christmas.

Boys Festival (Festa dos Rapazes) is one of the most emblematic Portuguese regional Christmas traditions and a cultural symbol … Read More

Douro River Cruises

December 8, 2011 |

Douro River and its Valley form one of the most beautiful Portuguese landscapes Discovering it on a cruise makes it more special and magical

Visiting Douro region is a memorable experience, doing it by boat is magical. Coming from Spain, … Read More

Côa Valley Archaeological Park

November 30, 2011 |

The Côa Valley Archaeological Park is the greatest assembly of Palaeolithic open-air engravings known to present times in the entire world.

On the mountains of the northeast Portugal visitors will find the Côa Valley Archaeological Park, an outstanding testimony of … Read More

Bom Jesus Sanctuary, a place of devotion

October 5, 2011 |

Bom Jesus Sanctuary is an amazing place of devotion, which history goes back to the 13th century and is famed for its 116 meters stairway.

Ex-libris of Braga, a northern city of Portugal, Bom Jesus Sanctuary is an impressive pilgrimage … Read More