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Things to do in Portugal

  • O Epicurista

    Score rare fragrances from Saboaria Confiança, Miller et Bertaux, and Absolument Absinthe, as well as ceramics by Flemish artist Piet Stockmans. More
  • Oriente Station

    Lisbon's train station is a Santiago Calatrava design, and one of the most innovative in Europe. More
  • Palacio Nacional de Mafra

  • Paris: Sete

    Here you can browse shelves lined with compulsory design reading or pick up vintage hand-carved cedar toy cars from TobeUs More
  • Parque das Nações

    Droves of locals make weekend-afternoon pilgrimages to the Parque das Nações, which was commissioned for Expo on what used to be a dingy industrial... More
  • Parreirinha de Alfama

    To hear traditional Fado, hit the alleys of Alfama late at night; the melodies float out from restaurants and clubs. Parreirinha dates from the 195... More
  • Pavilhão Atlântico

    Located in the Parque das Nações district along the Tagues River, the Pavilhao Atlantico serves as Lisbon's largest indoor arena and is easily acce... More
  • Quinta da Pacheca

    Tours include tastings and a visit to the wine cellar. The Pimental family plans to open a 14-room inn on the property later this year. More
  • Quinta do Carmo

  • Quinta do Vale D. Maria

    Vineyard tours and tastings are by appointment only at this boutique producer in the Rio Torta Valley. More
  • Sé Cathedral

    The Romanesque cathedral in the mazelike Alfama district houses 12th- and 13th-century treasures from a Moorish excavation. Be sure to stop at the ... More
  • Solomeo Medieval Fair

    A nine-day, village-wide medieval street fair held every July sounds corny and is corny, in a good way, with falconry and weaving demonstrations, w... More
  • Tasca do Chico

    This small beer hall in Bairro Alto hosts Fado Vadio [Street Fado] nights twice a week. More
  • Xafarix

    Opened more than 20 years ago by Portuguese musician Luis Dams, the Xafarix nightclub in Santos continues to offer performances by local musicians.... More

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