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The Gerês Shepherd’s Lifestyle – A Traditional Harsh Way of Life

The wild animals are not alone amongst the mountains of Gerês. Here the shepherd is a man or woman who spends most of the time up in the mountains wi ...

Cape St. Vincent - The Edge of the World

Five kilometers away from Sagres, lies Europe’s southwesternmost point: Cape St. Vincent (Cabo de São Vicente), the last piece of home Portuguese s ...

The Stone Walls

To gaze the mountains and see the puzzle of grey stone walls looking over the green meadows is the trademark of Aire and Candeeiros Mountains Natural ...

The wines at Alentejo

A wine producing region with a long tradition, the Alentejo boasts wines that will surprise you for their excellence, aromas and colors as unique as t ...

What´s the real secret of the Port Wine?

More than a gift of the Nature, Port wine is, in its essence, a cultural collective inheritance of work and experience, knowledge and art, accumulated ...

Évora, a book of Portuguese art history

Évora is an inspiring city with a lot to offer. The Roman Temple of Diana, the Roman baths, the medieval walls, the Cathedral, the Graça Church and ...

Rabelo Boats or Viking boats?

The long Viking-inspired boat known as Rabelo Boat is a Portuguese vessel, typical of the Douro River, which traditionally transported the Por ...

Why should I visit the Port Wine Cellars?

The Port wine cellars differ from each other in the details. Some of them have good restaurants, others include terraces to enjoy the prettiest views ...

Garrano - The Gerês Wild Horse

Small in size but one of strongest horse breeds able to survive in unfavorable conditions. A2Z proudly presents you the Garrano, an ancestral pony and ...

The people of the Douro

The people of the Douro need nothing more than the Douro to live and to be happy. As guardians of this beautiful land, they are happy to share it with ...

The Unesco Alto Douro Wine Region

Demarcated in 1756, the Douro is one of the world’s oldest wine regions and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the human influence on its de ...

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