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New hope for 2021

2021-02-12

With the beginning of a new year, and the expectation that the long-awaited vaccines and ease of restrictions are becoming more and more real for ever ...

We Declare a Climate Emergency

2021-02-04

We’ve signed up to Tourism Declares, an initiative that supports tourism businesses, organizations and individuals in declaring a climate emergency ...

Wolves from the Douro

2020-12-18

\"We head to Portugal’s Douro Valley to sample the cycling – and join the effort to save the region’s under-threat wolves. Smart trainers may b ...

The people of the Douro

2020-11-08

The people of the Douro need nothing more than the Douro to live and to be happy. As guardians of this beautiful land, they are happy to share it with ...

Garrano - The Gerês Wild Horse

2020-10-12

Small in size but one of strongest horse breeds able to survive in unfavorable conditions. A2Z proudly presents you the Garrano, an ancestral pony and ...

The Top 5 Walking trails to take in Peneda-Gerês National Park

2020-09-16

Protected as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Peneda-Gerês National Park is Portugal’s national treasure and a unique place where nature and humankind e ...

“Less is More” Policy

2020-05-18

The world has changed quickly and in a way not seen in the last few decades. This pandemic has changed the way we interact, our daily lives, our jobs ...

Clean & Safe - We are ready!

2020-05-07

As part of a wider pursuit for safety, out of the widespread concern in the resumption of the economic and social activity during this COVID-19 pandem ...

5 Things You Can Do in Portugal That Will Make Your Trip Special

2020-05-07

Portugal is one of Europe’s oldest extant nations and is a truly spectacular country. While most visitors tend to head to Portugal’s capital of Li ...

Top 10 Things to do in Schist Villages of Portugal

2020-04-13

The Schist Villages are small villages lost in a world of timeless trails that connect each village through centuries of history, tradition and landsc ...

Top 10 Places to Visit in Algarve

2020-04-13

The Algarve is the perfect place for holidays with friends and family, popular for Portuguese and foreigners alike. Known for its nightlife, charming ...

The Portuguese Route 66: National Road N2

2020-04-13

The only road to cross the country from north to south, through the interior, the National Road (EN2) provides different landscapes, traditions and fl ...

Top 10 Things to Do in the Portuguese Historical Villages

2020-01-06

Come and discover very small points on the world map, which not only belong to the oldest European frontier, but they have also forever changed the de ...

Discover more about Center of Portugal

2019-12-23

Where history is millenarian, culture enriches the soul and mind, and the landscapes are breathtaking, there is much not to miss in the Center of Port ...

7 reasons why you should try an e-bike

2019-04-09

The bicycle has been increasingly affirming itself as one of the means of transport more concerned with the increasing environmental problems. Althoug ...

Cerdeira - Home for Creativity

2018-11-16

Hidden away in a small valley 700 meters above sea level, Cerdeira is a schist village that was at risk of disappearing after the abandonment of agric ...

Nazaré Big Waves and High Emotions!

2018-07-09

Nazaré recently entered the Top Surfing World, when McNamara set the world record for surfing in big waves, by surfing a wave more than 23 meters hig ...

What is a Portugal A2Z Premium Tour?

2018-02-14

Want to travel in full freedom and at the same time be able to rely on constant and discreet assistance?

The Best Grand Routes of Portugal (Long Distance Trails)

2018-01-08

With its sunny weather year-round, Portugal is the ideal destination for an outdoors adventure holiday. And the options to explore it are endless! Whe ...

Évora, a book of Portuguese art history in Alentejo

2018-01-03

Évora is an inspiring city with a lot to offer. The Roman Temple of Diana, the Roman baths, the medieval walls, the Cathedral, the Graça Church and ...

Why You Should Book a Tour with Portugal A2Z - Walking & Biking

2017-12-13

Portugal’s landscape is filled with charming villages, ancient mountain ranges, dramatic cliffs – and we know you’re excited to explore them all ...

Scallop Shell on the Camino de Santiago: The Symbolism

2017-11-14

No matter which route you are on, you are sure to find countless Scallop Shell symbols along the Camino to Santiago de Compostela.

11 Questions you need to ask yourself before choose an tour operator

2017-07-12

While it’s certainly exciting to explore a new place independently, the truth is there is no substitute for the expert knowledge and savvy know-how ...

Self-Guided or Guided Tour: Which Is Right For You?

2017-06-14

When you start planning your exciting adventure through Portugal, there are many things to consider. Which beautiful region will you explore? What fun ...

5 Reasons to Choose a Customized Bike Tour

2017-06-13

Adventure holidays are always an exciting and unique way to discover a new destination. Cycling paths take you through the backcountry, guiding you th ...

Top 6 Biking Tour Destinations in Portugal

2017-06-12

Through the rolling hills of Alto Alentejo, into the deep river valleys of the Douro and along the refreshing beach of the Atlantic Coast, cycling tra ...

7 Reasons to book your Bike Holidays in Portugal

2017-06-11

There are many ways to explore Portugal’s history, landscapes and culture. But with a sunny Mediterranean climate, excellent road infrastructures an ...

8 Things to Consider When Booking Your Next Adventure Holidays

2017-06-08

So, you’ve fallen in love with Portugal’s incredible landscapes, history and weather and you’re ready to start planning your adventure holiday h ...

9 Reasons to Choose an Adventure Holiday in Portugal

2017-05-30

Most people associate Portugal with historical cities and sunny beaches. But there is a world beyond that here of rolling green hills, dramatic cliffs ...

12 Best Things to Do in Portugal

2017-05-24

From the turquoise waters of the Algarve in the south to the rolling green hills of the Douro Valley in the north, Portugal is waiting for you with it ...

Pastéis de Belém: the Portuguese Custard Tarts Flavour

2017-05-22

Worldwide famous, the Belém's pastels began to be manufactured since 1837, according to an old recipe found in the Jerónimos Monastery. Since then t ...

12 Best Places to Visit in Portugal

2017-05-18

Compact yet diverse, there’s no doubt Portugal has a lot to offer. From pre-historic dinosaur footprints to some of the world’s most delectable wi ...

Best Time to Visit Portugal

2017-05-07

When planning your holiday, we know how important it is to get the timing just right. And despite Portugal’s compact size, weather patterns actually ...

11 Reasons to Visit Portugal Now

2017-04-30

Anyone who has set foot in Portugal can attest to its incredible charm. The sunny skies and friendly locals welcome you with open arms to explore the ...

The Unesco Alto Douro Wine Region

2017-02-02

Demarcated in 1756, the Douro is one of the world’s oldest wine regions and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the human influence on its de ...

Port Wine Cellars: Why should i visit?

2017-02-01

The Port wine cellars differ from each other in the details. Some of them have good restaurants, others include terraces to enjoy the prettiest views ...

Rabelo Boats or Viking boats? The difference of the portuguese vessel

2017-01-26

The long Viking-inspired boat known as Rabelo Boat is a Portuguese vessel, typical of the Douro River, which traditionally transported the Por ...

What´s the real secret of the Port Wine?

2017-01-25

More than a gift of Nature, Port wine is, in its essence, a cultural collective inheritance of work and experience, knowledge and art, accumulated gen ...

The Wines at Alentejo

2017-01-25

A wine producing region with a long tradition, the Alentejo boasts wines that will surprise you for their excellence, aromas, and colors as unique as ...

The Stone Walls of Aire and Candeeiros Mountains Natural Park

2017-01-25

To gaze the mountains and see the puzzle of grey stone walls looking over the green meadows is the trademark of Aire and Candeeiros Mountains Natural ...

Cape St. Vincent - The Edge of the World

2017-01-25

Five kilometers away from Sagres, lies Europe’s southwesternmost point: Cape St. Vincent (Cabo de São Vicente), the last piece of home Portuguese s ...

The Gerês Shepherd’s Lifestyle – A Traditional Way of Life

2017-01-18

The wild animals are not alone amongst the mountains of Gerês. Here the shepherd is a man or woman who spends most of the time up in the mountains wi ...

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