1. Bakalyau (translated from Portuguese - “cod”) - the main dish of the country. Cod in Portugal has long been popular (especially among the poor), so in the local cuisine…

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Portugal resorts - where to go and what to visit?
Portugal is a relatively new tourist destination that is rapidly gaining popularity. This country has it all - and great beaches, and hotels for every taste and budget, eateries and…

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Midway between the Old and the New Worlds in the middle of the Atlantic are the beautiful Azores. Nine islands are completely different from each other, but they are united…

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The most typical Portuguese dishes by Region.

Gastronomy of Portugal is one of its most important attractions. The Portuguese are very proud of their cuisine and quite patriotic in matters of culinary preferences. And for good reason – because the local cuisine is so healthy and healthy for the body and at the same time deliciously delicious. A wide selection of seafood, prepared in such a way that they retain all the minerals and vitamins; vegetable salads generously flavored with the lowest acidity olive oil; seasonal fruits grown in the same area – the energy of the sun is accumulated in them, and, of course, wine – red, white, pink and even green. Continue reading

Traveling to the wine attractions of Portugal

Oceanarium (Lisbon)
Lisbon Oceanarium in the Park of Nations
The coastal country of Portugal throughout its history is closely connected with the sea, so if you are interested in the sights of Portugal related to the sea, you have something to visit in Portugal. In the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Every year, over a million visitors come to watch the life of marine inhabitants through panoramic glass.

The advantage of the Lisbon Oceanarium is that it was created not just for the entertainment of the general public, but also for general educational purposes. For example, in the building of the Oceanarium there are departments of marine biology and oceanography, where many scientific lessons are held that will be interesting to both adults and children.

The architectural feature of the Oceanarium in Lisbon is that it was built directly on the water – on the banks of the Tagus River, and with a land it is connected by a 2-level ramp. The oceanarium was opened for visitors in 1998, and in 2011 another building was opened for temporary exhibitions. Continue reading

Portugal – a country of unforgettable experiences

You can experience a real sense of envy for those people who are traveling for the first time to the country of snow-white buildings, excellent ocean beaches and the best summer climate in Europe – Portugal.

Some 120 years ago, Portugal was a real metropolis of the colossal colonial empire, which was not affected by the armed conflicts in Europe. And the last two world wars did not affect the western end of continental Europe. This explains the preserved medieval urban development and a huge number of ancient historical buildings.

Portugal by the ocean

Portugal by the ocean
Portugal has the longest ocean coast among European countries, suitable for a beach holiday. The sandy beaches of Portugal, covered with golden sand, are the standard for a comfortable summer and autumn vacation. In coastal waters, many underwater objects have survived for experienced and novice divers. Diving in Portugal annually gathers true underwater adventurers in secluded coastal corners. Continue reading

We are going to Portugal
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“Portugal is a country of three religions: football, food and family”
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Portugal and a healthy lifestyle
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The whole truth about the climate of Portugal
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