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 ]

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 ]