The Portuguese heritage takes its explorers and curious on a journey through all styles, all ages, unique and different way, bringing imagination and recreation of the lived moments.
Portuguese culture has Celtic, Spanish, African, Iberian, Germanic and Roman origin, a mixture of villages that were instrumental to the people who currently presents a culture that is reflected in housing, religious events, gastronomy, folklore, clothing, sidewalks purely Portuguese, tiles and to the true being of the Portuguese.
Therefore, all the history, culture and Portuguese traditions are a legacy of peninsular peoples of distant lands people who influenced through their achievements, tales, legends and architecture, resulting in a fighting spirit that the Portuguese point out that over the centuries promoted moments and historical movements, including the struggle for Independence, or the simple architectural styles of the manufactory or the poet Fernando Pessoa.
All features that the Portuguese people shows are adaptations that history, moments and periods made to develop these traits more positive as the hospitality and friendliness, other less positive, resulting in a community that stands unique and different form, smiling visitors and welcoming them in top form, offering what they have, between accommodation and gastronomic moments.
Visit Portugal, from north to south and passing through the islands, the perception that a thousand kilometers of land, whose traditions and microculture is being distinct from kilometer to kilometer, between cities, monuments and landscapes that tell their stories, legends, tales and traditions which in the end are presented as a unique personality, the Portuguese personality, so renowned throughout the world, which for example is reflected by monuments classified as world Heritage by UNESCO.
Among eighteen ratings, among which highlight historic centers, archaeological sites, cultural landscapes, natural parks and intangible assets that contribute to world history, even in a small size of the country, its importance is extremely important to embellish a world that becomes gray times to times. These classifications include the following: Alto Douro Wine Region, Angra do Heroismo in the Azores, Historic Centre of Évora, Guimarães Historical Center, the Historic Center, Coa and Siega Verde, Convent of Christ in Tomar, Elvas and its Fortifications, Forest Laurisilva in Madeira, Jeronimos and Belem Tower, Batalha Monastery, Alcobaça Monastery, Sintra Cultural Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Landscape and the University of Coimbra.