Here you will find a wonderful trip through Portugal from the birds-eye view on 5 videos with spectacular images of Portugal.
These villages provide the return to the origins and the reviver of many memories that testify the past. In a natural environment it is possible to contemplate the built and cultural heritage and the inheritance of the agricultural, the arts, the traditions and the crafts of its population, the farming activity, the landscape and the products of the land. The Aldeias de Portugal guarantee the possibility to be lodged in a traditional house, to delight the typical gastronomy, to acquire handicraft, to enjoy activities such as bird-watching, horse riding or just walk through wonderful paths...
Discover in this video three of the most important Portuguese monuments linked to key episodes in the history of Portugal which were classified World Heritage by UNESCO.
Mosteiro de Alcobaça
The oldest was the monastery of Alcobaça, which was founded by D. Afonso Henriques, and belonged to the Cistercian Order. It played a key role in the agricultural and cultural development of Portugal.
Convento de Cristo
The Monastery of Christ, where the templar mystic is still palpable, is situated directly beside the castle that was built in 1160 by the Military Orden.
Tomar was a bastion for the defense and expansion of the area that was conquered from the Moors.
Mosteiro da Batalha
Batalha Monastery, a masterpiece of late Gothic, is a testimony to the assertion of Portuguese independence against the powerful kingdom of Castile.
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First, the sea and the land. Salt and sun. Then, the olive presses, granaries, wine cellars and fumitories. Bound by a people, a Country. Every day, at dusk, Portugal and the Portuguese, celebrate at the dining table.