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  • Praia de Mira is the most awarded “Blue Flag” beach in the world

    Praia de Mira is the most awarded “Blue Flag” beach in the world

    Praia de Mira (Centro) is the first beach in the world to be awarded the Blue Flag for 30 years in a row. With the first recognition back in 1987,

  • The new challenge: to climb Porto’s Ponte da Arrábida

    The new challenge: to climb Porto’s Ponte da Arrábida

    Starting Friday, June 24th the adventurous have a challenge in Porto: to visit the arch of Ponte da Arrábida – that connects Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. This will be

  • Beaches in Torres Vedras now have signage for the colorblind, first in the world

    Beaches in Torres Vedras now have signage for the colorblind, first in the world

    Twelve of Torres Vedras’ beaches are the first in the world to have a signage system for colorblind swimmers. Developed by the Portuguese company ColorAdd, the recycling and trash containers, as

  • Newsletter – June 2016 | Portugal: What’s New (and What’s Next)

    Newsletter – June 2016 | Portugal: What’s New (and What’s Next)

    Portugal: What’s New (and What’s Next)   Portugal is the next big place. That’s not just us talking… It’s American visitors. We have almost tripled the number of American overnights

  • Art exhibition brings together national and international artists in Sintra’s Pena Park

    Art exhibition brings together national and international artists in Sintra’s Pena Park

    On May 25, Parques de Sintra inaugurates the “Point of View” contemporary art exhibition in the Pena Park, a UNESCO recognized world heritage sight. The group exhibition, under the artistic

  • Douro Line Refurbished Locomotive is back on track

    Douro Line Refurbished Locomotive is back on track

    Peso da Régua -After several years of reconstruction and refurbishment, Portugal’s historic steam locomotive will again run this summer on the Douro River Line in Northern Portugal.  CP Portuguese Rail’s steam

  • Lisbon has a new “miradouro:” Amoreiras 360º Panoramic View

    Lisbon has a new “miradouro:” Amoreiras 360º Panoramic View

    When visiting Lisbon there’s one thing you don’t want to miss: the famous “miradouros” – or scenic viewpoint. What makes a “miradouro” worth a visit? Usually “miradouros” combine high points in

  • Newsletter – May 2016 | 7 Bridges You Should Cross (off your list) in Portugal

    Newsletter – May 2016 | 7 Bridges You Should Cross (off your list) in Portugal

    Douro… Mondego…Tejo…Sado… Guadiana. If you “crossed the waters” before, you know that these are the most famous Portuguese Rivers. Although, if you dive a little deeper, you’ll see that Portugal has

  • Belmonte Sinai is the first Jewish hotel in Portugal

    Belmonte Sinai is the first Jewish hotel in Portugal

    It is called Belmonte Sinai and, as the name implies, the new hotel is in Belmonte, Centro de Portugal. Opened in the end of April, the hotel caters to Jewish

  • Portuguese Olive Oils among the World’s Best

    Portuguese Olive Oils among the World’s Best

    Portugal olive oil stand with the world’s best, taking home 20 awards at The 2016 New York International Olive Oil Competition. In the world’s best extra virgin olive oils for