The 84 room Martinhal Lisbon Cascais Family Resort Hotel, previously the Onyria Edition Hotel in Quinta da Marinha, will also open in the spring of 2016. Martinhal Cascais will give guests a chance to experience the beauty of the Cascais / Sintra / Guincho area while dipping into the hustle and bustle of central Lisbon.
Culture - it defines a place and people. And, for a relatively small nation, Portugal's culture is as vast as the ocean that surrounds it. To the visitor, nine centuries of Portuguese culture are manifest in a thousand ways that make Portugal unique.
As the holidays approach, Portuguese cities are bright for the season, with festive lights in the central shopping areas, and giant light trees in the main squares
Christmas holiday markets Come explore Portugal
MENSAGEM by Fernando Pessoa- ASCENÇÃO DE VASCO DA GAMA
Yes, Portugal is a wine country. But Portuguese love beer, especially in the summer! A cool beer, a plate of tremoços (lupin or lupini beans that are the yellow legume seeds of Lupinus genus), that is a slice of heaven. And in some places, beer goes well with a plate of boiled snails too.
New numbers on American visits to Portugal for the first nine months of 2015 show a 16% increase in overnight stays by American hotel guests over the same period in 2014. And the number of overall guests is up 15.2%. This comes on top of a double-digit increase over the past five years.
Not only popular, bacalhau is highly nutritious, containing as much as three times the protein content of any other fish in the sea.
José Saramago (1922-2010) was the first Portuguese recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1998, and he has introduced Portuguese writing to readers across the world. He blends fact and fiction to create surrealistic reflections on life
The Centro de Portugal has different personalities- the coast, the cities, and the natural areas popular for outdoor adventures and sports. This region is the heart of Portugal and is known for its beaches, Roman ruins, walled towns, castles and fortresses, as well as the mountains which feature the highest point on the mainland