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Lisbon - 2017 Ibero-American Capital of Culture

Lisbon - 2017 Ibero-American Capital of Culture

As the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States takes place tomorrow it is interesting Read more...

Taxes for Portugal in 2016 and Beyond

Taxes for Portugal in 2016 and Beyond

As the government in beautiful Portugal changes, so does the taxes that we encounter. Read more...

Sudden Surge in Travels to Spain and Portugal Could Mean Travellers Need to Book Early

Sudden Surge in Travels to Spain and Portugal Could Mean Travellers Need to Book Early

Recently released figures show that Portugal travel has risen 32% while Spain travel has seen an increase of 27%... Read more...

“Algarve Exportador” To Establish Algarve’s Name in International Gourmet Markets

“Algarve Exportador” To Establish Algarve’s Name in International Gourmet Markets

The Algarve is going to be a hit at all the international gourmet fairs... Read more...

Foreign Investment Interest in Algarve Booms

Foreign Investment Interest in Algarve Booms

There seems to be a great deal of enthusiasm directed at investing in Portugal... Read more...

Twenty-Five Reasons to Invest in Portugal Property

Twenty-Five Reasons to Invest in Portugal Property

Have you ever visited another area that entices you to stay longer than originally planned... Read more...

The Algarve – the No1 destination for retirees looking to relocate

The Algarve – the No1 destination for retirees looking to relocate

Portugal, and the Algarve in particular, is now ranked by “The Live and Invest Overseas Index” Read more...

Lagos Bombeiros - Helping the Community - Time to Give Back

Lagos Bombeiros - Helping the Community - Time to Give Back

Portugalproperty.com needs your help to make a contribution to the Voluntary Bombeiros in Lagos for a much needed new ambulance... Read more...

Golfing Delights Of The Algarve

Golfing Delights Of The Algarve

The Algarve offers some of the best golf courses in Portugal... Read more...

Investment reaches record levels

Investment reaches record levels

Investment in Portugal's real estate is at record levels, despite property prices hovering around the bottom of the market. Read more...

Surf’s up ... to 100ft!

Surf’s up ... to 100ft!

Nazare is well reknowned for its beautiful coastline and amazing waves. Read more...

Competitors Douro and Alentejo Regions win the Most 2014 Commendations from ViniPortugal

Competitors Douro and Alentejo Regions win the Most 2014 Commendations from ViniPortugal

Rich, fruity red wines from the Alentejo region grace the cellars of restaurants and cafes throughout Portugal... Read more...

Lisbon’s one month party time

Lisbon’s one month party time

Every year Lisbon comes alive for a month long party celebration that centers on the traditional Festas de Lisboa... Read more...

2013: A Year of Shattered Records for Tourism in Algarve

2013: A Year of Shattered Records for Tourism in Algarve

2013 truly was a monumental one for tourism in Algarve, Portugal. The year broke records for the industry... Read more...

Michelin and Portugal: A Match Made in Diners’ Paradise

Michelin and Portugal: A Match Made in Diners’ Paradise

The cuisines of Portugal has always elicited ohs and ahs from its local patrons, expatriates, and tourists for good reasons... Read more...

Children Over 18 and the Golden Visa in Portugal

Children Over 18 and the Golden Visa in Portugal

Thanks to the launch of Portugal's Golden Visa programme, international investors from non-EU nations can acquire a residency permit in Portugal as can their families... Read more...

Brand New Golf Resort in Penina

Brand New Golf Resort in Penina

La Meridien Penina, a Golf Resort near Portimao will be seeing new management soon. This happened in October 2013... Read more...

Good News on the Tourism Front in Portugal

Good News on the Tourism Front in Portugal

Statistics Portugal (INE) has released its latest facts and figures on the tourism industry... Read more...

Lagoa Continues to Thrive and Grow with the launch of Two Exciting Art Events

Lagoa Continues to Thrive and Grow with the launch of Two Exciting Art Events

Lagoa municipality in the Algarve continues to be a thriving tourist destination, where thousands of people visit every year... Read more...

Number of Blue Flag Portuguese Beaches Increases in 2013

Number of Blue Flag Portuguese Beaches Increases in 2013

In 2013, the number of Portuguese beaches to receive a Blue Flag increased to 277, European Blue Flag Association... Read more...

International Algarve Fair

International Algarve Fair

nternational Algarve Fair Tempts Visitors with Delicious Food and High Quality Wine... Read more...

Mais Cultura 2013 Culture Programme Starts in Lisbon

Mais Cultura 2013 Culture Programme Starts in Lisbon

The Mais Cultura 2013 or More Culture programme was launched on May 12 in Portugal’s capital... Read more...

Figures released Show over 84,000 Become Portuguese in 2012

Figures released Show over 84,000 Become Portuguese in 2012

Portugal has always been a popular destination to relocate to, and more people than ever before are choosing this fantastic country to call their home... Read more...

New Garden Planned In Historic Graca

New Garden Planned In Historic Graca

One of the most popular attractions in Lisbon is Graca and it may soon become even more so... Read more...

A New Port Of Lisbon May Be Coming Soon

A New Port Of Lisbon May Be Coming Soon

If the plan just announced comes to fruition, Lisbon could soon have a new port including a new marina and cruise terminal... Read more...

Garrett McNamara Rides the “Highest Ever” Wave Off the Nazaré Coast!

Garrett McNamara Rides the “Highest Ever” Wave Off the Nazaré Coast!

Garret McNamara, a renowned American big surfer, may just have broken his own Guinness Book of World... Read more...

Algarve and the 2013 F1 Race: A Possible Match?

Algarve and the 2013 F1 Race: A Possible Match?

Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula 1 head honcho, has asserted that the highly-anticipated 2013 racing calendar can still include 20 races... Read more...

Romance for a Good Price in Lisbon

Romance for a Good Price in Lisbon

Lisbon is internationally recognized as one of the most romantic cities in the world... Read more...

Some of the best cities in Portugal

Some of the best cities in Portugal

Recent studies aimed at finding the most desirable locations in Portugal have come to some predictable conclusions... Read more...

Not so much the year that was, but the year that is to come

Not so much the year that was, but the year that is to come

The Mayans caused a stir with their prediction for 2012, and some people were convinced that the world was going to end... Read more...

Portugal Named One of the Most Eco-Friendly Countries in the World

Portugal Named One of the Most Eco-Friendly Countries in the World

The UN Climate Change Conference in Doha is connected to the presentation of the annual Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI)... Read more...

Bolo Rei Portuguese Kings Cake – A Treat for Your Christmas Table

Bolo Rei Portuguese Kings Cake – A Treat for Your Christmas Table

Comforting and homey but at the same time exotic enough to make this year’s holiday meal just a little more special, the Bolo Rei Portuguese Kings Cake... Read more...

Gangnam PortugalProperty.com Style - Merry Christmas

Gangnam PortugalProperty.com Style - Merry Christmas

Gangnam PortugalProperty.com Style - Merry Christmas one and all X Read more...

The Success of the Golden Triangle Exhibition

The Success of the Golden Triangle Exhibition

The third annual Golden Triangle Exhibition, which was held at the Pestana Vila Sol Hotel in Vilamoura... Read more...

Central Algarve - Portugal

Central Algarve - Portugal

The Algarve truly has something for everyone and this is why the Algarve is so popular and always will be... Read more...

Lisbon & the Coast

Lisbon & the Coast

Lisbon is also one of the oldest cities in the world predating other European cities such as London , Paris and Rome by hundreds of years... Read more...

Eastern Algarve - Portugal

Eastern Algarve - Portugal

The eastern Algarve is very much a more under developed area and boasts some fantastic unspoilt long sandy stretches of beach with beautiful small islands that can be reached by boat or small ferries to picturesque tranquil beauty... Read more...

Western Algarve - Portugal

Western Algarve - Portugal

Stretching from the historic old Moorish capital of Silves, through to the “end of the world” at Cape St Vincent, the Western Algarve is where tradition, culture, luxury and adventure all combine into one... Read more...

WTA Recognizes Europe’s Best Tourism Destinations and Companies

WTA Recognizes Europe’s Best Tourism Destinations and Companies

World Travel Awards (WTA), the brand created especially to recognize some of the biggest accomplishments in the niche, held a gala event in Portugal’s Conrad Algarve resort... Read more...

Portugal Steps Back from the Financial Brink as A New Bailout Tranche is Approved

Portugal Steps Back from the Financial Brink as A New Bailout Tranche is Approved

Oct 2012 saw Finance Ministers in Europe agree a new distribution of cash to help to keep the Portuguese economy in motion... Read more...

Enjoy the Decadence of Gusto Restaurant at the Five Star Conrad Algarve

Enjoy the Decadence of Gusto Restaurant at the Five Star Conrad Algarve

If you want the very best in comfort then you may very well already be staying at the Conrad Algarve which is a 5 Star luxury Algarve... Read more...

ATA Trucks Their Way to Promote the Algarve in Ireland, Germany and the Rest of Europe

ATA Trucks Their Way to Promote the Algarve in Ireland, Germany and the Rest of Europe

The Algarve Tourist Association (ATA) has been building on its reputation as a sunny place to visit by doing a whistle stop tour of Europe in a specially customised truck... Read more...

A Look at the Portuguese Online Scene

A Look at the Portuguese Online Scene

The Internet is arguably the bond that connects nations, organizations and individuals together along an information... Read more...

Alentejo Receives Best National Tourism Region Award

Alentejo Receives Best National Tourism Region Award

For the third consecutive year Alentejo received the distinction for the Best National Tourism Region... Read more...

Portugal Offers Financial Aid to Get Europe through Hard Times

Portugal Offers Financial Aid to Get Europe through Hard Times

On September 27, 2012, the Portuguese Council of Ministers confirmed the country’s willingness to get involved in... Read more...

Portugal Lights up the Way to a Clean Energy Generation

Portugal Lights up the Way to a Clean Energy Generation

The world is starting to sit up and take notice as Portugal has taken the moral high ground by simply implementing a couple of high profile and extremely commendable solar parks... Read more...

Portugal Establishes New Immigration Regulations

Portugal Establishes New Immigration Regulations

Foreign citizens wishing to enter and reside in Portugal will find new regulations in effect as of 9 October 2012... Read more...

Primary Alteration To New Urban Lease Regime

Primary Alteration To New Urban Lease Regime

On 14th August 2012, Law 31/2012 has gone into effect which approves the new Urban Lease Regime Read more...

After 200 Years, Faro and Loule Councils have agreed the Correct Boundaries

After 200 Years, Faro and Loule Councils have agreed the Correct Boundaries

The people of Faro and Loule are finally happy after years of debate regarding the boundaries, which have been in place for 200 years. Read more...

As Profits Decline Ryanair Amaze Fliers By keeping Their Prices Static

As Profits Decline Ryanair Amaze Fliers By keeping Their Prices Static

Ryanair is a low cost airline that loves to be in the headlines... Read more...

Free Public Bikes in Vilamoura

Free Public Bikes in Vilamoura

A healthy lifestyle – this is the idea behind the free public bikes in Vilamoura... Read more...

Spain and Portugal Cooperate in New Discoveries

Spain and Portugal Cooperate in New Discoveries

Both Spain and Portugal have rich histories of discovering new lands and a new joint venture between the two counties will highlight these discoveries... Read more...

The New EasyToll System Is a Major Success

The New EasyToll System Is a Major Success

In a press released to the media from the Estradas de Portugal, some very positive information regarding the implementation of the EasyToll system has been delivered... Read more...

Outcry Over the Algarve Toll System Backed by Socialist Leader

Outcry Over the Algarve Toll System Backed by Socialist Leader

Local opposition to the new Algarve toll system has been long, loud and fiery... Read more...

Why Tourists Will Pay Small fortunes for a spot of beach shade in the Algarve

Why Tourists Will Pay Small fortunes for a spot of beach shade in the Algarve

Spending time on the glorious beaches along the Algarve has always been a popular past time for tourists... Read more...

New Waves of Tourists Flocking to the Algarve Resorts

New Waves of Tourists Flocking to the Algarve Resorts

The Algarve was a tourism hot spot in the 1960s, attracting a large number of primarily British guests every summer... Read more...

More cash for Portugal Help the Current Financial Situation

Portugal is one of the many countries, which is set to receive further funding to help them through the bailout programme... Read more...

A knock to tourism in Portugal?

A knock to tourism in Portugal?

Portugal relies heavily on tourism, and considers this asset to be one of the strongest throughout the whole country... Read more...

The Move for the Salgados Appeal

The Move for the Salgados Appeal

The government has granted permission for the construction of new hotels on the last coastal lagoon which sits along the south coast... Read more...

Grand Opening of the New Airport Metro Station

Grand Opening of the New Airport Metro Station

The much anticipated opening of a 2.05 mile section of the Lisbon Metro has finally occurred... Read more...

The Praia Grande Project Can Help Revitalize Nature and the Local Economy

The Praia Grande Project Can Help Revitalize Nature and the Local Economy

The mayor of Silves has had to defend his highly unwelcome plan to turn increase the amount of profit that is generated from the tourist... Read more...

Horse Betting to be Legalized in Portugal

Horse Betting to be Legalized in Portugal

While the laws have not been finalized yet, the process has begun and we will see horse racing and betting legalized in the near future... Read more...

Construction to Start on €232 Million Beach Resort in Silves

Construction to Start on €232 Million Beach Resort in Silves

As Portugal attempts to extend its influence in the tourism industry, we are seeing a number of new resorts pop up throughout the country... Read more...

Luxury Vessels to Stop in Cascais

Luxury Vessels to Stop in Cascais

Between August 2012 through the end of 2013, visitors will see 11 new luxury cruise ships arrive in Cascais... Read more...

Profitability Promised Because of Demand for Naturism

Profitability Promised Because of Demand for Naturism

The CNC believes that it can make the industry more profitable by increasing this awareness... Read more...

Outstanding Talent at the Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival

Outstanding Talent at the Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival

If you’re looking for a fantastic vacation spot, you ought to check out the Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival in Pera, Algarve. Read more...

How the Spanish Bailout Affects Portugal

How the Spanish Bailout Affects Portugal

When Spain’s banks got into trouble, it took some time for the government to admit that the economy might collapse unless a bailout was granted... Read more...

Algarve Classic Cars 2012

Algarve Classic Cars 2012

On the 13th, 14th, and 15th of July, the Algarve Classic Car show teams up with the Portuguese Federation of Motor Racing and Karting, the Historical Regularities Rally... Read more...

Colt Resources Strikes Gold in Alentejo

Colt Resources Strikes Gold in Alentejo

The Canadian gold mining company, Colt Resources, has struck gold in the Evora region of the Alentejo area of Portugal... Read more...

Energias de Portugal Nets €3 Million in Scam Operations

Energias de Portugal Nets €3 Million in Scam Operations

EDP is, by the way, one of Europe’s major electricity operators and one of Portugal’s largest business groups... Read more...

Portugal Experiences Major Water Company Reorganisation

Portugal Experiences Major Water Company Reorganisation

Águas Públicas do Alentejo announced their upcoming integration with Águas do Algarve, a major reorganisation that is to result in four water-provision regions in Portugal... Read more...

Economic Benefits for Portugal after Completion of the Hydrocarbon Survey off the Algarve Coastline

Economic Benefits for Portugal after Completion of the Hydrocarbon Survey off the Algarve Coastline

Repsol have completed the initial surveys along the coastline, to determine if the hunt for oil will be successful... Read more...

The Introduction of Regulation to the Electricity Market

The Introduction of Regulation to the Electricity Market

For as long as anyone can remember, the electricity market in Portugal was dominated by a single supplier... Read more...

Why the Portuguese Wines Remain as Popular as Ever

Why the Portuguese Wines Remain as Popular as Ever

The wine, which is produced in the country, is considered to be of a high quality and some of the best in the world... Read more...

Portuguese Universities Break New Ground in Executive Training

Portuguese Universities Break New Ground in Executive Training

The Financial Times, has proclaimed that two universities in Portugal have classes that compete with American Ivy League schools when it comes to business and economics... Read more...

The Best Place in the World to Be a Mother

The Best Place in the World to Be a Mother

Parents and caregivers, who reside in Portugal, should be relieved to know they are living in one of the world’s safest places for children. Read more...

A world for shopping in Portugal

A world for shopping in Portugal

For starters, some of the best buys that any traveler will want to get his or her hands on include leather products that have been made locally, fine porcelain and even jewelry... Read more...

Come Witness the Excitement of Guimaraes in 2012

Come Witness the Excitement of Guimaraes in 2012

Visit a European city and benefit from one of several cultural events at the same time... Read more...

The Environmental Centre in Cascais: Investing in the Environment and the Future

The Environmental Centre in Cascais: Investing in the Environment and the Future

Portugal is making an investment in their country that they hope will attract tourists and locals to their Centre... Read more...

Rally Fever! Algarve Has It

Rally Fever! Algarve Has It

The Algarve Region of Portugal has rally fever! Read more...

Oporto Voted as the 2012 Best European Destination

Oporto Voted as the 2012 Best European Destination

Portugal has added yet another feather to its hat as one of the world’s best tourism destinations... Read more...

Hope for Portugal’s Economy

Hope for Portugal’s Economy

Leading analysts then concluded that Portugal’s economic crisis in terms of its burgeoning debt is starting to ease up.... Read more...

Gold in the Hills? Scientists believe Monchique Has It.

Gold in the Hills? Scientists believe Monchique Has It.

The fragile ecosystem of the Monchique has a hotly contested issue: Gold.... Read more...

Discovery of the World’s Oldest Living Organism

Discovery of the World’s Oldest Living Organism

Living to a ripe old age may be a dream to most humans and a possibility for only a few animals and plants. Not so for seagrasses in the Mediterranean... Read more...

Incredible new tourist attraction

Incredible new tourist attraction

The underwater museum is a new and ingenious idea, which has many people all over the world debating... Read more...

The Ria Formosa Pearls: A Beautiful Mystery

The Ria Formosa Pearls: A Beautiful Mystery

The Algarve region in Portugal is well-known in Europe for its rich natural resources and vibrant ecosystem... Read more...

Much Needed Boost for Blood Donors in Portugal

Much Needed Boost for Blood Donors in Portugal

Millions of people are saved every year due to the generosity of people donating their blood.... Read more...

Queen Elizabeth I: What about her Portuguese physician?

Queen Elizabeth I: What about her Portuguese physician?

During the week of February 18, 2012, the Portuguese journalist named Isabel Machado talked to the Portugal News about her 1st novel, which is a historical romance concerning Queen Elizabeth I and her physician of Portuguese stock... Read more...

Carnival Celebrations in Portugal

Carnival Celebrations in Portugal

Carnivals in Portugal are huge events with towns and villages coming together to celebrate with friends and family. The spring carnival was the first of the year, was vibrant.... Read more...

Pinhal Novo Solar Plant - Solar Power in Portugal

Pinhal Novo Solar Plant - Solar Power in Portugal

This new plant should produce enough energy to supply around 2,400 residences in the region once it is up and running at full capacity in September... Read more...

The Intrigue of Fado

The Intrigue of Fado

Like many other areas, an interesting style of music called Fado delivers the soul of Portuguese history... Read more...

Enjoy an International Chocolate Festival

Enjoy an International Chocolate Festival

Perhaps one of the most delightful events to attend in Obidos is the annual International Chocolate Festival featuring amazing treats.... Read more...

Journey through the History of Fado

Journey through the History of Fado

Fado is to Lisbon, Portugal as Country and Western music is to Nashville in the United States... Read more...

Portugal Leads Europe In Holidays

Portugal Leads Europe In Holidays

A recent study has revealed that among European nations, Portugal's citizens enjoy more paid and bank holidays than almost any other. Read more...

May 2011 Breaks Portugal Heat Record

May 2011 Breaks Portugal Heat Record

If you found yourself hiding indoors a lot last month, it is probably because it was the hottest May to ever be recorded in continental Portugal. Read more...

Water quality at the nation’s beaches - Superb

Water quality at the nation’s beaches - Superb

Quercus, Portugal's national association of nature conservation groups has issued a statement regarding the water quality at the nation's beaches. Read more...

The Victorious Cork of Portugal

The Victorious Cork of Portugal

The indomitable cork industry has managed to successfully fight its way back and has even forged new ground around the world which has allowed it to recover lost strength. Read more...

Estoril beach - Holidays in the Sun

Estoril beach - Holidays in the Sun

Let's just say that Estoril has something to suit everyone's taste. Read more...

Blue flag beaches in Cascais

Blue flag beaches in Cascais

Last year Cascais Town Hall was prohibited from applying for the Blue Flag award last year. This year they plan to put forth 11 of their beaches. Read more...

Double in Olive Oil Production in Sunny Portugal

Double in Olive Oil Production in Sunny Portugal

Portugal has a long and interesting history regarding their remarkable olive groves. Read more...