- Barra beach lighthouse
Barra beach is located in the surroundings of the enchanting "Portuguese Venice", Aveiro. Did you know that the lighthouse of Barra beach is the highest in Portugal and the second highest in the Iberian Peninsula? This is a pleasant beach, ideal for surf, windsurf and sea fishing. A lively beach during Summer time.
- Picadeiro D'el Rey
Picadeiro D'el Rey, located in the Historical Village Almeida, dates back to the second half of the 17th century. Here you will find an horse riding school. Picadeiro D'el Rey organises horse carriage rides and horse rides.
BioRia is an outstanding biodiversity preservation project developed 5 years ago by the municipality of Estarreja. BioRia offers several walking and cycling paths at the heart of an amazing natural heritage. A must-see spot!
- Loja do Paço
Loja do Paço is an elegant shop located at the heart of the historical centre in Guarda behind the imposing Cathedral. In this shop you will find the most exquisite items and creative gift suggestions. Because (good) taste matters!
- Art Nouveau Museum
The Art Nouveau Museum has opened its doors in Aveiro, located in Casa Major Pessoa, a true icon of art nouveau. It is also a travel across time and knowledge. The Museum has an enchanting tea house where you can have a refreshing break.
- Comur - Fábrica de Conservas da Murtosa
Comur is a prestigious preserved food factory located in Murtosa, Aveiro region, and truly a success story! Founded in 1942, Comur continues to grow, meeting the most demanding excellence and quality standards. Preserved sardine is the most sought-after product, but the enterprise is mostly known for the production of preserved eels.
- Ílhavo Maritime Museum
lhavo Maritime Museum is one of the most outstanding museums of Centro de Portugal ! This amazing museum tells the story of high sea fishing in the Newfoundland and in Greenland, as well as in the "ria" of Aveiro. The Sea Room presents an interesting collection of nautical instruments and miniatures of ancient boats. You must pay a special attention to the codfish fishing collection, which is truly breathtaking!
- Water Museum in Coimbra
In this magical place by the Mondego River, the Water Museum, citizens learn how to value and to spare this most precious natural resource! Pure delight!
- Penhas Douradas Food
Delicious dreams made of the finest ingredients by Penhas Douradas Food! Traditional products wrapped in a daring design!
- Quebra Orelha
Quebra Orelha is a charming record store located in vibrant uptown Quebra Costas quarter in Coimbra that bursts with life and creativity!
The city of Aveiro is famous for its typical boats called "moliceiros" that cross the peaceful waters of the "ria". These are colourful boats with a very special characteristic: each "moliceiro" boat has satirical double-meaning inscriptions, which are particularly funny, most of them related to love relations!
- Chá & Canela
In your next trip to Viseu, you must visit the tea house Chá & Canela, located next to the magnificent 12th century granite Cathedral! Apart from all sorts of delicious tea specialitie, you can also buy excellent wines and gourmet products!
The revelation band Deolinda has definitely left a mark in contemporary Portuguese music by mixing traditional music roots and fado with a whole new way of approaching the national song. On June 1st at 22:00 the band will present its latest album - "Mundo pequenino" - in Teatro Aveirense, in Aveiro.
- Fundão Gastronomic Festival
June is the month of the famous Cherry Feast in Fundão taking place from June 7th to 10th! But a delicious gastronomic festival will also take place from June 1st to 30th, involving 16 restaurants and 4 bakeries of the city! Each one of them will bake cherry-related specialities! That's yummy!
- Viseu a 01 a 06
Save the date on your agenda! On June 1st starts the festival "Viseu a..." taking place in 2013 and in 2014! 24 hours non-stop of performance arts and the ideal excuse to rediscover the city of Viseu through the hands of Portuguese and international artists! Promoted by Teatro Viriato and designed for the promotion of creation and artistic pleasure, VISEU A 01 DO 06 officially starts as "The First Feast" on June 1st and it ends in 2014. This event is focused on the public space of Viseu, engaging local, national and international artists. Throughout the day across the streets and the sky, from Parque Aquilino Ribeiro to Praça da República, from the Cathedral square to Largo Mouzinho de Albuquerque, there will be theatre, music, dance, contemporary circus (nouveau cirque) and tightrope walking.
- Cherry Feast
In June , the city of Fundão will host the Cherry Feast, along with the Gastronomic Festival "Fundão, the place where you eat well", offering the best cherry-based recipes.The Cherry Feast will be held from June 7th to 10th in the village of Alcongosta.
- European Rowing Championship
The European Rowing Championship will be held from June 14th to 16th in Montemor-o-Velho (23 km away from Coimbra and 17 km away from Figueira da Foz). Keep on rowing!
- 3rd Jewish Culture Cycle
From June 19th to 20th, the city of Guarda will be the stage of the 3rd Jewish Culture Cycle, including guided visits to the Interpretation Centre Isaac Cardoso in Trancoso and several conferences. Registrations are opened until June 17th.
- Michael Nyman
Prestigious pianist Michael Nyman has created some of the most outstanding film soundtracks of all times, as for example the highly acclaimed soundtrack for Jane Campion's film The Piano. The artist is back in Portugal for a solo presentation of his deeply moving music. The concert takes place on June 27th at 21:30 in Teatro Aveirense, in the city of Aveiro.
- The Gift
"Songs inspired in Spring, written in Summer, recorded in Autumn and played in Winter". The Portuguese band The Gift present their newest album "Primavera" (Spring) on June 28th at 21:30 in Teatro Municipal da Guarda.
- Rodrigo Leão Songs Tour 2013
Rodrigo Leão presents his most recent work "Songs (2004-2012)", a compilation of the songs sung in English. He is one of the most renowned Portuguese contemporary composers both nationally and internationally. On this tour Rodrigo Leão will surely surprise his faithful audience by trying new ideas and revisiting the most remarkable moments of his enduring musical career. On July 7th at 22:00 in Centro de Artes e Espectáculos in Figueira da Foz.
- Water melon Feast
Green outside red inside! On July 20th and 21st in Ladoeiro.
- Festival Ephemeral Gardens
The third edition of the Festival "Ephemeral Gardens" will be held from July 22nd to 28th all over the beautiful city of Viseu! More information will be soon released.
- Caramulo Motorfestival
From September 6nd to 8th - Caramulo Motorfestival | International Festival of Classic and Sport Automobiles will be held in Caramulo mountain. Speed up this emotion!