12 best things to do in Vila do Conde

O que visitar em Vila do Conde

Located at the mouth of the Ave River, just 25 km from Porto, Vila do Conde has a beautiful architectural heritage and some of the best beaches in the north of Portugal. Whether on a day getaway, on a weekend, or a vacation, Vila do Conde is the ideal destination in the North of Portugal … Read more

The Battle of Valdevez

Torneio de Arcos de Valdevez

The Arcos de Valdevez Tourney, or Battle of Valdevez, is a remarkable moment in the process of independence and the foundation of Portugal. It is also a unique event in the history of Portugal as the battle was decided even before it happened. This extraordinary episode in Portugal’s history takes place in 1140, in the … Read more

Portuguese conventual sweets

Doces conventuais

Conventual sweets are the most typical and characteristic sweets of Portuguese cuisine. There are no other sweets in the world that use this abysmal amount of egg yolks and sugar as it’s used in Portuguese conventual sweets. Initially, you may be surprised, but then you don’t want anything else. The most famous Portuguese conventual sweet … Read more

14 Best things to do in Guimaraes

“Aqui nasceu Portugal” – “Here Portugal was born”! This sentence is engraved on the remains of the walls of Guimarães and reflects the proud and long history of the town. Here we will show you the places to visit, the streets to roam and ultimately, the best things to do in Guimarães and how to … Read more

10 Best things to do in Marvão, Alentejo

What to do in Marvão

Marvão is a small municipality located in the northeast of the Alentejo, only 15km from Spain. It’s the typical medieval fortress town, located at the top of a mountain and with an exciting castle to explore. Marvão is located in São Mamede Range, inside São Mamede Natural Park. Marvão is very close to another castle … Read more