Guide des vins portugais

Introduction to Portuguese wines

More than 250 grape varieties allow Portugal to offer a wide range of red, white and rosé wines, as well as green wines, sparkling wines, port wines, Madeira and Azores wines and Moscatel....

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L'étrange village de Monsanto

The Curious Village of Monsanto

A historic village, Monsanto has a singular charm: its houses are built entirely of local stone and some are set directly into the rock of the mountain.

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Pastel de Nata du Portugal la recette secrète

The secret recipe of Pasteis de Nata

The best Pasteis de Nata are to be bought in Lisbon and eaten on the spot, still warm. Please, never buy them in supermarkets or at the airport, you could only be disappointed. Come on, they are not very difficult to make by yourself. Here is my recipe!
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Le Football au Portugal : une culture, une histoire, presque une religion

Soccer in Portugal: nearly a religion

Soccer, futebol in Portuguese, is lived like a true religion in Portugal. Here are some keys to understanding this national passion. 

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Quand Estoril était le rendez vous des espions

When Estoril was the meeting place for spies

The Duke of Windsor, the Spanish royal family, the king of Romania, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Leslie Howard, Ian Fleming, Dušan Popov, Garbo... settle in Estoril during the Second World War... They will be a source of inspiration for the character of James Bond!

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Padrão dos Descobrimentos, le Monument aux Découvertes

Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Monument to the Discoveries

Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Bartolomeu Dias and Henry the Navigator are 3 of the 33 Portuguese explorers who appear on the Padrão dos Descobrimentos. Discover who they are...

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Portugal insolite : 7 lieux incroyables à visiter absolument

Unexpected Portugal: 7 unbelievable places to visit

Pena, Joanina, Benagil... These words may not mean anything to you. These are 3 of the 7 incredible places to discover in Portugal. More in the blog post...

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Quels sont les jours fériés au Portugal ?

What are the public holidays in Portugal?

Portugal has 13 national and official holidays plus a regional holiday in honor of the patron saint of each city. So, what are these holidays? What are the remarkable commemorations and what are the traditions?

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Les 5 meilleures recettes de Cataplana

Cataplana: The 5 best recipes

In Portugal, there are almost as many recipes for Cataplana as there are cooks. However, there are some basic recipes. Here they are, translated from Portuguese...

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Fête des Pères au Portugal : nos idées de cadeaux originaux

Father's Day in Portugal: our original gift ideas

In Portugal, Father's Day is celebrated on St. Joseph's Day (São José), but in France, the United States and most other countries, fathers are celebrated on the third Sunday of June. Here are some ideas for a gift straight from Portugal, special Father's Day edition.

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11 portugais célèbres dont vous avez entendu parler

11 famous Portuguese people you've heard of

Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Saramago, Ronaldo... all have in common their fame that has gone beyond national borders. Discover these 11 illustrious Portuguese, known all over the world.

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La stupéfiante histoire de la Reine morte

The Amazing Story of the Dead Queen

The story of the Dead Queen is a secondary episode in the history of Portugal, but it is so amazing that it has given rise to many legends, books and plays.

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