Wine & Wine

Posted on May 15, 2012 in Tours_en | 0 comments

With its rolling plains dotted with olive trees and cork oaks, the Alentejo is known for its generally full-bodied, fruity red wines –...

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Tailor-made tours

Posted on May 15, 2012 in Frontpage | 0 comments

Are you in Portugal for just a few days and want to visit several places in one day? Would you like to go shopping at an outlet but...

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Monsaraz

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Photos_en | 0 comments

Due to its key location, the hilltop town of Monsaraz has always had an important place in the region’s history. Seized from the...

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Arrábida Hills

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Photos_en | 0 comments

The Arrábida Natural Park comprises more than 10,000 hectares of rare beauty, located between Setúbal and the fishing town of Sesimbra....

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Azulejo Factory

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Photos_en | 0 comments

The Portuguese word azulejo (painted ceramic tile) comes from the Arabic azzelij, meaning ‘little polished stone’, originally...

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Setúbal Moscatel

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Photos_en | 0 comments

The Moscatel (Muscat) grape variety originated in Egypt and spread around the Mediterrean from Alexandria, possibly under the Roman...

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José Maria da Fonseca

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Photos_en | 0 comments

A trained mathematician, José Maria da Fonseca in 1834 founded the company that still bears his name in the town of Vila Nogueira de...

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