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Portugal Culture A-Z

Portugal Culture A-Z

Find information on Portugal's main cities, airports, art, beaches, churches, famous people, festivals, history, language, literature, museums, resorts, and transportation in a handy A-Z format.

In-depth articles on Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Coimbra, Braga, Fatima and other Portuguese towns.

Luxury accomodation.A = Abrantes, Accommodation, Afonso Henriques, Age of Discoveries, airlines, airport, Albufeira, Alcobaça, Alentejo, Alfama, Algarve, Algarve accommodation, Algarve Regions, Alto Douro, Amarante, Angra do Heroismo, aqueducts, Arcozelo, Aveiro, Azores, azulejos.


The Insight Guide To Portugal: order this book from Amazon.B = Banks, bars, Bacalhau, Baixa Alentejo, Batalha, beaches, beer, Belem, Beira Alta, bird-watching, Bom Jesus do Monte, books on Portugal, Braga, Bragança, bullfights, buses, Byron.


Coimbra.C = Cabanas, Caldas da Rainha, Canoeing, CP (Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses), Carnaval (Carnival), Car rental, Cascais, casinos, castles, ceramics, Chaves, chemists, Chiado, climate, Coimbra, Conimbriga, cork, Corvo (Azores), Costa Verde, country houses, Covilha, currency.


Port drinking for two.D = Dialing Codes, Bartolomeu Dias, diving, dolphins, Doca de Alcantara, Douro, Dragão, drinking, driving, drought, drugs.



Euro 2004 logo.E = Earthquakes, elevador, Elvas, embassies, entertainment, Ericeira, Estoril, Estremadura, Estremoz, Euro 2004, Eusebio, Evora, Expo 98.


Copyright Mikhail Sipovich.F = Facts & Figures, Fado, Faial (Azores), Faro, Fátima, festivals (festas), ferries, Figueira da Foz, film, Flag of Portugal, Flores (Azores), food, food glossary, football, forest fires, Foz de Arelho, Funchal, Furnas, Funicular.


Guimaraes.G = Gare do Oriente Station, Gay, GNR (Guarda Nacional Republicana), Glossary, Golf, Gouveia, Graciosa (Azores), Guarda, guest houses, Guimaraes.


Portugal - a sea-faring nation.H = Henry the Navigator, hiking, History, horse-riding, Horta, hostels, hospitals, hotels.


Mobile phone.I = Iberia, IC (intercidade - trains), Images of Portugal, Images of Madeira, international schools, Internet cafes, Insurance, Inter-Rail, i-mode, IP (itinerário principal - highway), IR (interregional - trains).


Journey To Portugal by Jose Saramago: order this book from Amazon.order this book from Amazon.J = Jazz, Jose de Alvalade stadium, Jose Mourinho, Jose Saramago.



Knights Templar insignia.K = Knights Templar.


LP Portugues phrasebook : order this book from Amazon.L = Lajes, Lagos, Language, Lapa, Leiria, Lesbian, Lindoso, Lisboêtas, Lisbon, Lisbon accommodation, Lisbon A-Z, Lisbon metro, Loule, Lusitano, Luso, Luz stadium.


Map of Portugal.M = Madeira, Mafra, Magellan, Manueline art & architecture, manor houses, map of the Azores, maps of Portugal, Mariza, Marques de Pombal, Mateus, Menhir da Meada, Metro, Milreu, Minho, Miranda do Douro, Mirandela, mobile phones, monasteries, money, Monsanto, Monsaraz, Moors, Moura, Museu Nacional dos Reis, museums, music.


Sagres Beer.N = Napoleon, National Parks, Nazare, newspapers, nightlife.


View of Obidos.O = Obidos, Oeiras, Olhao, olives, opening hours, Outeiro, Ovar.


Porto.P = Palaces, Parque das Nações, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alenttejano e Costa Vicentina, Peneda-Geres, Penha, Fernando Pessoa, Phones, Pico (Azores), pilgrimages, Pombal, Marques de, Ponta Delgada, Port wine, Portalegre, Porto, Porto accommodation, Porto Covo, Porto de Mos, Porto Metro, Porto Santo (Madeira), post-offices, Pousadas, Povoa de Vazim, Praia (beach), PSP (local police), Public Holidays.


Queluz.Q = Quatro Aguas, Queluz, Quinta (villa), Quinta do Largo, Quintanilha.


Street car named Once.R = Rail, Reconquista, Paula Rego, restaurants, Ribatejo, Ribeira Grande, Rio Caldo, Rio Douro, Rio Minho, RoboCup 2004, Romans, Ronaldo, Cristiano, RSS News Feeds.


Soccer shirt - copyright Mikhail Sipovich.S = Sagres, Sailing, Salazar, Antonio de Oliveira, Sao Miguel (Azores), Sao Jorge (Azores), Santa Cruz, Santa Maria (Azores), Setúbal, Sé (cathedral), Seia, Serpa, Sesimbra, sex, shops, Silves, Sintra, soccer, Soajo, Soares, Mario, Sortelha, spas, Spinola, General, stadiums, surfing.


Taxis - a cheap way to tour Portugal.T = Taxis, Tavira, Tejo, Terceira (Azores), Tiles, Tomar, tourist offices (turismo), tours, trains, Trancoso, Tras-os-Montes, TV stations.


Underground trains.U = Ucanha, Underground, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, universities.


Vasco da Gama.V = Valenca do Minho, Vasco da Gama, Velas, Viana do Castelo, Vieira do Minho, Vila do Conde, Vila do Porto, Vilamoura, Vila Nova de Gaia, Vila Real, Vila Vicosa, villas, vineyards, visas, Viseu.


The Duke of Wellington fought the French in Portugal.W = Walking, water sports, whale-watching (Azores), wine, Wellington, wild boar, windsurfing, wolves, World Heritage Sites.


Do you?X = X-rated.


LP guide to Portugal: order this book from Amazon.Y = Youth hostels.


Lisbon Zoo insignia.Z = Zambujeira do Mar, Zoos.