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Holiday events in Costa Verde 2013. A guide to what is on the Costa Verde, Portugal this summer.In April there is the colourful event of Holy week in Braga each year.The banks of the majestic river Douro is are the venue for the Festival de Sao Joao summer solstice event in June.The river Douro is the star attraction again for the spectacular Regata dos Rabelos event held each year in June with the support of the regions brands of Porto wine.The Subir sports event is also held in Porto each year in July between the Ribera and the Coessa steps.The...

Thursday, August 08, 2013



The festival of Viana do Castelo is an animated event held in the Costa Verde region of Portugal, on the Atlantic coast.The focus of the Vianna do Castelo festival is the religious procession Nossa Senhora d’Agonia which takes place in August. The streets are adorned with flowers and traditional costumes on display in abundance.The historic city of Viana do Castelo lives and breaths the past, there is so much in the way of old mansions and monuments complemented by the locals deep appreciation and continuation of the folklore of Minho.We have a...

Thursday, July 19, 2012



The capital of culture for Europe 2012 is Guimaraes in Portugal.If you are taking a holiday in Portugal in the Costa Verde region then you should go and visit Guimaraes which is officially Europe’s culture centre this year.Not only are there annual festivities in Guimaraes every August but this year with the nomination of this historic city as a centre of culture for Europe there will be more on offer.There will be host of activities and exhibitions encompassing everything from fine arts to cinema, street art and dance, the whole spectrum. So you...

Wednesday, July 04, 2012



The Douro valley is a Costa Verde attraction which draws many tourists who enjoy discovering the beautiful wine areas.There is no doubt the Douro valley is certainly one of the most spectacular wine areas you will ever come across. The high steep sides of the valley are cultivated in terraces which wind like contours around the hillsides to form very pretty, verdant ribbons.The river Duoro is big and tranquil having been tamed by a series of dams, so it now offers a picture of serenity to compliment the vineyards. Tourist enjoy visiting the area by car,...

Monday, April 02, 2012



Holiday events in Costa Verde 2012, our event guide to what’s on when in the Costa Verde, Portugal. Why not attend an event with your family or friends during your 2012 Costa Verde villa holiday?Holy week in Braga in April is a very colourful annual event.In June during the summer solstice the Festival de Sao Joao takes place on the banks of the Douro river.Also in June there is the Regata dos Rabelos on the river Douro, which is supported by the various brands of Porto wine. In July it’s the annual Porto a Subir sports event, a limited...

Thursday, January 26, 2012



Join in the Gualterianas Festivities on a Costa Verde holiday during the first weekend in August.The Gualterianas Festivities take place in Guimaraes in the Costa Verde region of Portugal (in the Braga district) each year. The historic event involves much drinking and dancing, music, fireworks and processions. The origins of the Gualterianas festival, or as it is known locally the Festas Gualterianas de Guimarães, date back to 1452 and is dedicated to Saint Walter (Sao Gualter) who in 1216 founded the monastery in Guimaraes.Guimaraes was at...

Friday, June 10, 2011



Costa Verde events 2011, our event guide to what’s on when in the Costa Verde, Portugal. Why not attend an event with your family or friends during your 2001 Costa Verde villa holiday?Holy week in Braga in April is a very colourful annual event.In June during the summer solstice the Festival de Sao Joao takes place on the banks of the Douro river.Also in June there is the Regata dos Rabelos on the river Douro, which is supported by the various brands of Porto wine. On 26th June it’s the annual Porto a Subir sports event, a limited entry...

Thursday, December 09, 2010



Vianna do Castello, Costa Verde, Portugal, August festivities kick off with the Feasts of Nossa Senhorn da Agonia on August 18th running through to the 21st August 2011.This 3 day festival is a long standing annual event perpetuated by the local fisherman, who honour the Virgin in a bid to ensure their safety and prosperity at sea. The historic seaside town welcomes a mass of people as thousands come to witness and participate in the event.Vianna do Castelo is located at the mouth of the river Lima and was originally established by King Alfonso the...

Monday, August 09, 2010



Ponte de Lima International Garden Festival, a Costa Verde villa holiday attraction offering inspiring gardening ideas from around the world, on the banks of the river Lima.The Ponte de Lima festival 2011 theme is the forest in the garden which gives the exhibitors plenty of scope to be imaginative.The festival has grown in popularity over the last six years and offers a very pleasant afternoon out for families enjoying a villa holiday in the Costa Verde region of Portugal, on the Atlantic coast. The Ponte de Lima "Festival dos...

Tuesday, July 13, 2010



Port wine is produced in the Douro valley near the coast, in the north west of Portugal dating back to the thirteenth century. In the seventeen hundreds it was the first wine region to try to control quality giving rise to "appelation".The "Revolta dos Borrachos" was led by the small winegrowers who was disenchanted by the Portuguese government 's first try to control the Port market that was then dominated by English trading companies who first asked about the measures and to this day Port still a popular drink in Great Britain....

Friday, August 28, 2009



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