Discover the cultural and historical riches of Portugal

The Portugal

Thus presents itself this magnificent small country of the South that is Portugal, with only 92 358 Km ², it does not however hesitate to make speak about him and to attract more and more tourists and expatriates of the whole world. Notwithstanding the fact that Portugal is the most Western country in Europe, it does not have any opening on the Mare Nostrum. On the other hand, being very open on the Atlantic Ocean, it gives him a whole myriad of beaches more beautiful than the others.

The historical heritage of the Portuguese lands dates back to the Paleolithic era, and rock paintings and engravings were found in particular in Escoural caves in Alentejo, dated from 22,000 to 10,000 BC. AD After many wars and conquests, the Kingdom of Portugal was founded in 1139. From then on, Portugal became a major player in the maritime exploration and conquest of colonies in Asia, Africa and across the Atlantic.

Portugal has been able to modernize while cleverly preserving its historical and cultural riches. It has now become a politically and economically very stable country, which continues to flourish and attract more and more people.


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Madonna pays homage to Portugal

The pop star, who lives in Lisbon for two years, released June 14, a new album largely inspired by her experiences and meetings in Portugal.   https://www.instagram.com/p/ByNchM4hA6T/  ...

Vinci will create a second airport in Lisbon

  The French group of construction and concessions continues its growth in the air. He acquired sixteen platforms in one year. On the south shore Tagus, at the end of a road lined with umbrella...

Madonna Announces She’s Moved to Portugal

She's always on the move! Madonna, a woman who is known for the ability to reinvent herself anywhere and at any time has done it again—this time in Portugal. The "Vogue" singer has bucked the hustle...

Exports increase almost 10 percent in January

The Portuguese economy minister revealed in Brussels this week that the increase in Portuguese exports, which he described as “accelerating greatly”, also showed the country was going through a...

Portugal, the best destination 2017

First elected best European destination 2017, Portugal has not finished receiving distinctions and awards. The country of fado and pasteis de nata recorded record figures last year, results due to...

Portugal, 2nd time winner of the World Travel Awards

For the second year in a row, the World Travel Awards has given Portugal the title of the best tourist destination in the world. But that's not all, Portugal has also been rewarded for its golf...