Traditional Easter meals and dishes in Portugal

Traditional Easter meals and dishes in Portugal

Portugal also has its own customs and traditions for Easter time. The Portuguese can prepare delicious meals for this occasion. They celebrate together with family and friends sharing an absolutely lovely meal and having a delightful time. Around the Easter holiday every household has its own traditional treats and baked goods and not only. After a long period of lent everyone unchains their appetite and culinary talents in order to create a fantastic traditional Portuguese Easter menu. Natu... [ read more ]

Portuguese Easter celebration – customs, habits and traditions

Portuguese Easter celebration – customs, habits and traditions

Portugal is a European country where religion is an essential part of its culture. Many traditions, celebrations and customs are strongly connected to important religious dates and events throughout the year. The Easter celebration, which last for a week, is among the most important events. During this major celebration hundreds of pilgrims go to Braga where the town celebrates with several nocturnal processions. In Portugal every town and city has its own way to celebrate Easter. Visit during... [ read more ]

Silver Coast, a world of natural wonder

Silver Coast, a world of natural wonder

Most people probably heard a lot about the superb beaches and holiday locations on the shores around the Silver Coast. It is true that its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters are unique and have no equals. On the other hand there is more to this beautiful island than just the stunning shores. Travel towards the inland and discover the natural beauties of the land. The countryside landscapes are simply breathtaking and must not be missed out on. Work your way up to the top of the world ... [ read more ]

Silver Coast Culture and History

Silver Coast Culture and History

The Silver Coast is very rich in cultural art and historic architecture. You can visit the many historic buildings, monuments and important landmarks in the region which define its culture and history. Explore the stunning monasteries and architectural masterpieces along Alcobaça and Batalha, the churches, century-old manor houses and fair castles. Learn about the history of the region while viewing and admiring high rated art. You can also participate in the major cultural events which ... [ read more ]

Silver Coast Nightlife

Silver Coast Nightlife

When you are on holiday you can forget about early mornings and have as much fun in the evenings as you like without looking at the time. On the Silver Coast the towns have a swarming nightlife. So put your party outfit on and join the fun! There is a wide variety of activities for people with all tastes. There are lively bars where you can have a few drinks with your friends and chat the time away. Hit the beach bars or one of the many restaurants around the area. For a more cultural enterta... [ read more ]

Best Beaches on the Silver Coast

Best Beaches on the Silver Coast

The best beaches around Europe are to be found here on the Silver Coast of which many carry the Blue Flag, meaning that they are one of the cleanest beaches and also very beautiful. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the golden sands, white cliffs, natural coves and the silvery water after which this region, the Silver Coast, was named. If you are a water sports enthusiast we recommend you book a holiday to one of the amazing beaches of the Silver Coast. There are all kinds of beaches: crowded, l... [ read more ]

Silver Coast Festivals

Silver Coast Festivals

No matter during which season you visit the Silver Coast you will most likely come across a local festival or two. The major ones are so popular that they draw the masses from all over the country and worldwide. Here on the Silver Coast from major towns to the smallest villages each and every one of them has their own festival where you can witness and experience local traditions. The people of Portugal really know how to have fun and pass the time in an entertaining and pleasant way. Find the... [ read more ]

Outdoor activities on the Silver Coast

Outdoor activities on the Silver Coast

Visit Portugal and have a blast! When you go on holiday on the Silver Coast it is guaranteed that you will not get bored. There are plenty of outdoor activities for the young and the restless or for those who would like to take a breath of fresh air while having a nice time of relaxation. There are several sports activities you can learn and practice here on the Silver Coast such as cycling, golfing, hiking, surfing and fishing. You can spend your time out on the waves or go and explore the co... [ read more ]

Horse riding on the Silver Coast

Horse riding on the Silver Coast

The sport of horse riding has been a cultural tradition for a very long time here on the Silver Coast. Its beginning dates back before the age of the Roman Empire. Portugal always had trained top-class horse riders who were internationally recognized to be among the best. They are also famous for the Lusitano horses, a Portuguese breed. Today Lusitano horses are trained to compete in all kinds of games and contests, such as the Olympics and dressage competitions. There are many opportunities o... [ read more ]