Christmas in Porto begins on December 1st, with the opening of the Christmas Lights in Avenida dos Aliados.
If you’re ever in Porto is this season, and you want to celebrate as the locals do, this guide will help you truly feel, eat and celebrate like a true “Tripeiro”!
All major Portuguese holidays have their own unique dishes and sweets, but Christmas is by far the most plentiful among them.
The list of sweets is extensive, but each has their own texture and flavor that is worthy of your attention.
The hidden gems of Portugal have the power to impress and surprise even lifelong visitors. I remember living in Tabuaço, a small village near Régua, and the best memories that I have from this time of my life are the smell of the freshly baked bread and the view of endless undulating vineyards.Read More
The second stop of the “Encontros” (“Meetings” in english, and “Begegnungen” in german) exhibition will be at Guerra Junqueiro House Museum until October 6. This travelling exhibition started in 2017 in Portimão, city where the artist had a house, and present watercolours, etchings and sculptures of the controversial Nobel Prize for Literature Gunter Grass (1927-2015).Read More
For Madonna’s 60th anniversary the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto presents a special exhibition that aims to celebrate the legacy of the pop queen and her contributions to the history of popular music, to the history of women in music.Read More
The Porto Book Fair, which will take place between 7 and 23 September, in the gardens of Palácio de Cristal. Debates, lessons, spoken word, exhibitions, cinema, special sessions, workshops, animation, and an educational program make this year’s edition. It also brings the new project of the literary residence of the writer Bernardo Carvalho which resulted in a written tale about the city.Read More
The best of the sea in the city of the best fish in the world – Matosinhos hosts, from September 22 to 30.
The first edition of the Matosinhos Fish and Seafood Festival, which will take place in Jardim Senhor do Padrão, next to the famous wharf of Leixões and to the restoration zone that motivated the creation of the World’s Best Fish brand, considered the “Gastronomic Destination of the Year” by the Wine Magazine.Read More