Portuguese King Cake

Tudo sobre o Bolo Rei Portugues

Bolo-Rei or King Cake (sometimes King’s Cake) is the king of the Christmas Cakes, but it is also a centerpiece in many other traditional parties in Portugal. This cake has a long tradition in Portugal, and it is a “mandatory” presence at many Portuguese parties, namely at Christmas, New Year, King’s Day, and Easter. In …

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10 best walkways in Portugal

Melhores passadiços de Portugal cover

Portugal is clearly a country of trends, and the walkways trend seems to be here to stay, at least for a while. We quickly went from having very few walkways in Portugal, to all regions having several. The best walkways in Portugal contribute to the local economy, attract people, have limited or a positive impact …

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Fossils route, Penha Garcia – PR3 IDN

The PR3 IDN – Fossil Route is one of the most exciting trails we have already done. In about 3 km, we are presented with fossils of prehistoric animals, a river beach, a waterfall, a medieval castle, one of the most beautiful villages in Portugal, a dam, and Monsanto on the horizon… If you discover …

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Hiking the beautiful Alamal walkways, Gavião

Passadiços do Alamal à beira Tejo, Gavião

Located in Gavião, the Alamal Walkways are the perfect destination for a family walk along the Tagus river. The current walkways were born in 2019 after the 2017 fires destroyed the previous ones. With approximately 1.8 km (for some reason, they are marked as having 1.5 km), the Alamal walkways connect the Belver bridge to …

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