A very special Christmas traditional has begun in a small village in the Serra da Estrela mountains in central Portugal. Residents of the schist village of Cabeça have come together to create a Christmas festival. This Aldeia Natal (Christmas Village) is completely sustainable.
WOOL, the respected urban art festival nestled in the central Portugal town of Covilhã, brings to life more large-format murals and exhibitions from 3 to 11 June, and more activities on 17 June.
Cine'Eco, the International Environmental Film Festival of Serra da Estrela is the only film festival in Portugal focusing on environmental issues. In the 2014 edition, the festival will unspool over 90 films and videos relating to human and ecological concerns.
Surf at Night is back for 2014! This celebration of Summer on the central coast of Portugal is where surfing and music collide in a giant five-day (and night) beach party. Grab your board. Grab your tent. Grab your sunscreen and get to the Vila do Surf (Cortegaça Beach in Ovar), 13-17 August.