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Geography and location Geography and location
PortoPorto, with an area of 45km2 and population of about 240 thousand, is the second biggest city in the country. It is known as the capital of the...
The Ways The Ways
​There is a vast network of pilgrimage roads and paths to the shrine of the apostle St. James which snake and consolidate themselves throughout almost...
Caminho Português por Braga (Portuguese Way via Braga) Caminho Português por Braga (Portuguese Way via Braga)
255 kmThis was one of the most commonly used routes by pilgrims in Portugal. It followed the old Roman Via XVI connecting Lisbon, Santarém, Coimbra,...
Portugal Portugal
​Portugal covers an area of 92,094 km2 on the West Coast of Europe/Iberian Peninsula, bordering with Spain in the North and East, and with the Atlanti...
City of Porto City of Porto
​This is one of Europe's oldest tourist destinations. Its wealth of artistic heritage, Port Wine, open-air leisure spaces and cultural life are just s...
Protestant Religious Communities Protestant Religious Communities
​Together, the protestant religious communities, whether Lutheran, Zwinglianist, Calvinist or Anglican, make up the reformed church.  The reformation ...
Origin of modern architecture Origin of modern architecture
By the end of the nineteenth century there is a new revivalist tendency spread a bit all over and it creates a new kind of aesthetic taste, characteri...
The Belgian The Belgian
​With the help of the FlemishIn 1147 a fleet of crusaders heading for Palestine arrived in Porto. Many of the crusaders came from Flanders and were ...
Tradition Tradition
The Porto inhabitants love to recreate traditions and customs, recovering old practices and ways of living. The popular festivals, food and wine are a...
Great Wine Capitals Network: A world of excellence! Great Wine Capitals Network: A world of excellence!
The  Great Wine Capitals Network (GWC) gathers nine cities with internationally renowned wine regions:Adelaide (Australia)Bilbao (Rioja - Spain)...
Porto Porto's São João
​The São João festivities in Porto already stand as a landmark for life in the city and are experienced by more and more tourists and visitors each ye...
Food Food
Porto’s gastronomy is a mirror of its cultural diversity. There are several stories about it, several legends told from generation to generation, whic...