Throughout the centuries, little changes have been introduced to the traditional harvesting of olives process in Portugal. Harvesting is during the cold season, between November and February. In fact, traditional harvesting is still hand made with men standing on ladders beating the branches and women, near the trees, draw out their covers where olives then
A change in the weather in late October is that time of the year you’ll find Chestnuts forest with the floor covered with nut shells waiting for picking. You do not pick chestnuts from the tree, only off the ground. In fact they are only ripe after they have fallen. So “picking” entails searching around
Until September, enjoy the pedestrian paths that the Municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (FCR) has to offer every Saturday. Next trail starts at FCR and ends at Escalhão on September 2nd. This series of pedestrian paths closes at September 16th.
Bisalhães in Portugal is known as ‘the land of pot and pan producers’ or more specifically, where black pottery is made. Designed for decorative and cooking purposes, the traditional practice that features on the village’s coat of arms has been an important part of the community’s identity, with old methods still used today to create
Manuel Cargaleiro Foundation will promote a Raku Ware workshop with pottery artist Yola Vale on April 22nd. This activity results from the partnership between the Foundation and the artist, allowing a dynamic meeting between art and community. The aim is to promote the Museum’s educational vocation through the transmission of knowledge, both theoretical and practical
TRY PORTUGAL aims to enhance the country’s Natural and Cultural Heritage and, with this aim in view, will be present at the BTL – Lisbon Tourism Exchange, which will take place at FIL between March 15 and 19, 2017. Located in the area of Start-ups & Innovation, TRY PORTUGAL invites all potential tourists – especially