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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 and cities.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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A = Abrantes, Accommodation, Afonso Henriques, Age of Discoveries, airlines, airport, Ajuda Palace (Palácio Nacional da Ajuda), Albufeira, Albufeira Beaches, Alcobaça, Alcoutim, Alcoutim Castle, Alentejo, Alfama, Algarve, Algarve Accommodation, Algarve Buses, Algarve Churches, Algarve Museums, Algarve Regions, Aljezur, Aljezur Beaches, Aljezur Castle, Aljube Museum, Alpiarça, Alto Douro, Amarante, Angra do Heroismo, aqueducts, Arcozelo, Francisco da Arruda, Aveiro, Azores, azulejos.


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B = Banks, bars, Bacalhau, Baixa Alentejo, Batalha, Batalha Monastery, beaches, beer, Beja, Beira Alta, Belem, bird-watching, Benfica Museum, Bom Jesus do Monte, books on Portugal, Braga, Bragança, bullfights, buses, Byron.


Coimbra.

C = Cabanas, Caldas da Rainha, Canoeing, Castelo Branco, CP (Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses), Carnation Revolution, Carnaval (Carnival), Car rental, Casa do Infante, Casa dos Patudos, Cascais, Cascais Museums, casinos, castles, ceramics, Cervejaria Trindade, Chaves, chemists, Chiado, climate, Coimbra, Coimbra Churches, Coimbra Museums, Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, Conimbriga, Convento de Cristo, cork, Corvo (Azores), Costa Verde, country houses, Covilha, CR7 (see Cristiano Ronaldo), 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 = Gil Eanes, Earthquakes, El Corte Ingles, 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, Ferragudo, festivals (festas), ferries, Figueira da Foz, film, Flag of Portugal, Flores (Azores), food, food glossary, football, forest fires, Foz de Arelho, Frota Azul (Blue Arrow), 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.


Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha.

I = Iberia, IC (intercidade - trains), Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha, Images of Lisbon, Images of Portugal, Images of Madeira, international schools, Internet cafes, Insurance, Inter-Rail, i-mode, IP (itinerário principal - highway), IR (interregional - trains).


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J = Jardim do Palacio de Cristal, Jazz, Joaquim Machado de Castro, Jose de Alvalade stadium, Jose Mourinho, Jose Saramago.

Knights Templar insignia.

K = Knights Templar.


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L = Lajes, Lagos, Lagos Beaches, Lagos Marina, Lagos Station, Language, Lapa, Leiria, Lesbian, Lindoso, Lisboêtas, Lisbon, Lisbon accommodation, Lisbon A-Z, Lisbon Churches, Lisbon Earthquake of 1755, Lisbon Metro, Lisbon Mosque, Lisbon Stations, Livraria Lello, Loule, Lusitano, Luso, Luz stadium.


Map of Portugal.

M = Madeira, Mafra, Magazines, Magellan, Manuel Bocage, Manueline art & architecture, manor houses, map of the Azores, maps of Portugal, Mariza, Marques de Pombal, Martinhal Beach, Mateus, Menhir da Meada, Mertola, Metro, Milreu, Minho, Miranda do Douro, Mirandela, mobile phones, monasteries, money, Monsanto, Monsaraz, Moors, Moura, Museu de Arte Sacra Albufeira, Museu de Grão Vasco, Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro, Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, Museu de Portimao, Museu dos Fósforos, museums, music.


Sagres Beer.

N = Napoleon, National Pantheon, National Parks, Nazare, newspapers, nightlife.


View of Obidos.

O = Obidos, Oeiras, Olhão, Olhão Beaches, olives, opening hours, Outeiro, Ovar.


Porto.

P = Palaces, Parque das Nações, Parque Natural, Parque Natural da Arrabida, Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, Peneda-Geres, Penha, Fernando Pessoa, Phones, Pickpockets, Pico (Azores), pilgrimages, Fernão Mendes Pinto, Pombal, Marques de, Ponta Delgada, Port wine, Portalegre, Porto, Porto accommodation, Porto Churches, Porto Covo, Porto de Mos, Porto Metro, Porto Museums, Porto Santo (Madeira), Porto Railway Stations, Portuguese Center of Photography (Centro Português de Fotografia) post-offices, Pousadas, Povoa de Vazim, Praia (beach), Praia da Rocha, PSP (local police), Public Holidays.


Queluz.

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


Street car named Once.

R = Rail, Reconquista, Regions of Portugal, 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, Salgueiro Maia, Sao Miguel (Azores), Sao Jorge (Azores), Santa Cruz (Igreja de Santa Cruz, Coimbra), Santa Maria (Azores), Santarém, Serpa, Serpa Pinto, Setúbal, Sé (cathedral), Seia, Serpa, Sesimbra, Sete Rios, sex, shops, Silves, Silves Castle, Silves Cathedral, Silves Medieval Fair, Silves Municipal Archaeology Museum, Sintra, soccer, Soajo, Soares, Mario, Sortelha, spas, Spinola, General, stadiums, surfing.


Taxis - a cheap way to tour Portugal.

T = Taxis, Tavira, Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, Tejo (Tagus), Terceira (Azores), Tiles, Time Out Mercado da Ribeira, Tomar, Tomar Museums, tourist offices (turismo), tours, trains, Trancoso, Tras-os-Montes, TV stations.


Underground trains.

U = Ucanha, Underground, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, universities, University of Coimbra.


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 parks, water sports, whale-watching (Azores), wine, Wellington, wild boar, Windmills, windsurfing, wolves, World Heritage Sites.


Do you?

X = X-rated.


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Y = Youth hostels.


Lisbon Zoo insignia.

Z = Zambujeira do Mar, Zavial, Zoos.



Books on Portugal