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Portuguese fish specialties - grilled turbot

Alentejo - Of Fish, Shrimp and Coriander

We enjoyed Portuguese fish specialties on our trip through the Alentejo. Fish was on our menu in every restaurant on this trip on the fishing path through the Alentejo. There was dogfish soup in Evora. Eel stew then awaited us in Cais Palafítico. Açorda de Marisco we ate in Sines.

Praia do Pego

Discover beaches in the Alentejo

Beaches between Comporta and Cabo Sardao Which beaches in the Alentejo are suitable for you? The coast south of Lisbon is very varied. The beaches on the west coast in Alentejo alternate between miles of sandy beaches. South of Sines and in the region of Comporta there are beaches that do not seem to end. In some regions ... go to Article

Henry the Navigator

The Seafaring of Portugal in the Age of Discoveries

Portugal on the edge of Europe? Portugal's seafaring is changing this The sea is no longer the end of expansion. Rather, it is for the Portuguese with the age of discoveries to connect to other worlds. Portugal owned the end of the 14. Century about one million inhabitants. 40000 people lived in Lisbon. The rural population lived on agriculture, had ... go to Article

Cabo Sardao

Rota Vicentina hiking on the fishing path Portugal

The Rota Vicentina Hiking on the fishing path Portugal On the ancient paths of the Rota Vicentina, the fishermen walk across the fishing path Portugal to their fishing spots. It leads from Porto Covo along the west coast down to the Algarve. Sometimes the path runs comfortably above the cliffs. Another time steep ascents and descents to the ... go to Article

Departure into the unknown of Portuguese sailors

Discoveries Portuguese Mariner - Henry the Navigator, Fernando Magellan ...

Discoveries of Portugal Henry the Navigator The history of Portuguese sailors began 1415 with the capture of the Moroccan city of Ceuta. The peace agreement between Castile and Portugal in the year 1411 had made it impossible for the Portuguese princes to gain honor in their fight with their neighbors. Knight games were not enough to gain combat honor. That's why ... go to Article

Vinho Verde with Acorda de Marisco

Portuguese wine Vinho Verde

Portuguese Wine Vinho Verde What could be nicer than completing a warm summer evening with a cool glass of wine. That is pure wine enjoyment! In the heat of summer, a light and sparkling wine tastes best. Portuguese Vinho Verde is perfect for summery enjoyment. You drink it chilled. White Vinho Verde tastes especially ... go to Article

Praca do Giraldo Evora

Evora - UNESCO World Heritage in the Alentejo

  Evora - UNESCO World Heritage in the Alentejo First stop of our journey Along the fishing path through Alentejo is the city of Evora. It is the largest place we get to know along our route. It is also one of the oldest places we visit on this trip. Evora was settled long before the Romans. ... go to Article