Celebrate Christmas and New Year in the most spectacular way in Portugal
Ideal weather, Christmas decorations, street entertainment, festive atmosphere and spectacular fireworks will let you celebrate Christmas and New Year holidays in the most spectacular way in Portugal.
Go Ho! Ho! Ho! and all merry in absolutely amazing Lisbon. The churches and streets are so wonderfully decorated that gets you going all Christmas-y. Plenty to shop for in the amazing Christmas markets of Lisbon. Climb to the castle of Sao George and take a stroll through festally decorated Alfama and if you are lucky, you may get to treat your ears with Fado. Explore the festive beauty of nearby Belem district, visit the world heritage sites, Jeronimos Monastery & tower of Belem. Taste the unique traditional Portuguese cuisine, Pastel de Belem, a sweet pastry best enjoyed with a cup of coffee.
Take a day out to uncover the picturesque beauty of Sintra, with a mild climate and gorgeous decorations; there is no time better than Christmas to explore the castles and palaces. Enjoy a luxurious meal at one of these beautiful places in Sintra, the experience is truly mesmerizing. If you are looking to relax and unwind, go and enjoy winter sun on the beaches and coastlines of Cascais, there are plenty of fine resorts, live shows and the amazing Mercado de Vila market to shop at.
You cannot miss out on exploring the ancient city Porto at this time of year! Many restaurants serve the exquisite traditional Portuguese Christmas dinner. Port, the very famous Portuguese wine is a drink to enjoy with some music and cheerful vibes of this region. There are numerous fabulous wine tasting tours that you can enjoy during this festive week. Explore the beauty of nearby world heritage site, Douro valley, cruising along the river Douro with fine food & drinks and mind-blowing view as you cherish the happy memories of year gone by, is a relaxing and memorable experience.
Take a day out to enjoy skiing and other snow fun activities in the northern parts of Portugal and experience the snowy festive fun in a very fine and unique way.
Enjoy music, sun, sea and partying in a spectacular way at Portuguese Music Festivals that reenergize your body and refresh your soul to welcome the New Year with the loudest of cheers.
The beautiful Island of Madeira is the home to numerous amazing festivities in the month of December. Experience Madeira’s traditions and culture by joining the local joy and fun and watching the grandiose fireworks display, officially recognized by the Guinness Record Book as one of the biggest in the world. Without doubt, this is an unforgettable experience and the most spectacular way to kick in the New Year.