Thermal Tourism

Beaches: Portugal scores high in EU bathing water survey

Beaches: Portugal scores high in EU bathing water survey

Portugal came sixth among the ten countries listed as having excellent quality values, with 87% of the country’s bathing waters meeting environmental standards.

Azores: Storms to continue after deadly landslide, flights cancelled

Five of SATA’s flights have been cancelled, namely between São Miguel, Terceira, Graciosa and São Jorge, according to airline spokesman José Gamboa.

Campaign: AICEP launches “Choose Portugal” promotional film (Video)

The promotional film focuses on the best that Portugal has to offer in several sectors, from tourism to business, and includes several national talents such as football manager José Mourinho, footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and award-winning architect Souto de Moura.

Nazaré: The world’s new big-wave Mecca

Foreigners could be starting to wake up to Nazaré’s potential thanks to American surfer Garrett McNamara, who recently caught there the world’s biggest wave.