While traveling to a new country all we want is to discover its culture and history, as well as their lifestyle. While traveling to the country and discovering even more about its habits, you will slowly get an introduction to the Portuguese way of life. But the big question is how do I savor my trip as a Portuguese style season? Let's find out!
The Portuguese culture revolves around the Portuguese families that love to receive guests or even tourists that visit their cities or villages, they love to learn more about you. This can be a great way to ask questions, meet new people, and gain an understanding of traditions in Portugal. Furthermore, the Portuguese are famous for their open-mindedness, so you will feel instantly its friendly ways and welcoming.
Religion is also an important aspect of Portuguese culture and lifestyle. The Portuguese often celebrate the religious days with religious festivals and gatherings. This happens in town squares, especially in smaller towns. Besides, the Festivals such as Saints' Days (try São João in Porto and Santo António in Lisbon) can be popular social and cultural events and are often very important events in the Portuguese calendar.
The Portuguese are very social and enjoy a wide range of activities. In the Portuguese culture, sport is extremely popular both to play and to watch. Football is by far the most popular sport, but cycling, basketball, tennis, and golf are also loved by many, as well, annoying, riding a horse, hiking, among others. Plus, a great dish of food paired with delicious wine, attending concerts, shows, and the theatre is also by these fantastic residents.
Food and Wine
Another important aspect of the Portuguese culture and probably one of the most important, since it's through the gastronomy of a country that you will unveil some wonderful aspects is that in this country is important to experience the wine culture there to the fullest. Portugal is famous for its remarkable diverse diet, to its culinary it was adopted many exotic herbs, spices, and foods from around the world throughout its history, it combines the best of the Atlantic Ocean with strong Mediterranean influences. Anyway, the Portuguese people love to eat! So while visiting this glorious country don't forget to explore and enjoy the typical dishes, as well, the fusion ones and of course the variety of the Portuguese wines that will bring out the best in every single dish.
Why book now your 2021 tour? Because by booking all your tours with us you will have flexibility in the future, plus all the COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidlines. Through these unique times, we are available to plan, reschedule, and move your trip around your needs, as always. If your new dates may no longer work with your initial travel plan, a dedicated consultant will be available to tailor and reschedule your time in Portugal according to your needs and preferences, and to assure you that you will have the best and most memorable experiences.