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Portugal in the News!

July 2015


Discover which awards Portugal has already received for 2015!

 

Europe’s top 25 beaches
by TripAdvisor

The beach Dona Ana in Algarve was elected #20 best beach in Europe. “Fantastic beach nestled between cliff tops, sheltered from any wind. Beautiful scenery and great waves”, as you may find described by TripAdvisor.The best time to go is between May and October. #21 was also occupied by a stunning Portuguese beach, beach of Falésia, also in Algarve. An amazing beach with lovely cliff walks and an extensive sandy area.Great to visit between April and October.

 

Best European Destination 2015
by European Best Destinations

Lisbon was elected the second best place to travel in 2015. Lisbon is an illuminated city. The almost constant presence of sunshine and the River Tagus transforms the Portuguese capital into a mirror of a thousand colors - highlighting the city’s unique architecture and beauty. Have fun in Lisbon, where nightlife continues till dawn. Experience calmer moments in Lisbon in the city’s parks, gardens, belvederes, cafés and esplanades. Or simply enjoy the pure pleasure of being in Lisbon, through its gastronomy, luxury hotels, spas and shopping centres.

 

52 places to go in 2015
by The New York Times

The New York Times has elected Alentejo as one of the 52 places to go in 2015. Alentejo — a big-sky expanse of grain fields, olive groves, cork forests and vineyards — is in a sweet spot indeed. Chic wine-themed hotels and resorts have been sprouting up in bunches, showcasing the area’s complex red wines and sun-baked terroir. With wine spas, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and suites with retractable roofs for viewing the real stars, it is the perfect place to relax with a nice glass of regional wine.

 

Top Best Castles in Europe
by European Best Destinations

The Palace of Pena was elected the most beautiful castle in Europe. Located in the Sintra hills, the Park and Palace of Pena are the fruit of King Ferdinand II’s creative genius and the greatest expression of 19th-century romanticism in Portugal, denoting clear influences from the Manueline and Moorish styles of architecture. The palace was built in such a way as to be visible from any point in the park, which consists of a forest and luxuriant gardens with over five hundred different species of trees originating from the four corners of the earth.

 

Michelin Guide distinguishes 14 Portuguese restaurants

In the 2015 edition of the Michelin Guide of Spain and Portugal are distinguished 14 Portuguese restaurants, two more than the previous year.

José Avillez, of Belcanto, Lisbon, became the first chef of Portuguese cuisine to win two Michelin stars, which also premiered in the capital.The 2015 edition awarded the first star to the restaurant Pedro Lemos in Porto, with the name of the chef which directs.

To repeat the distinction of two Michelin stars are two restaurants, both in the Algarve and with Austrian chefs: Vila Joya of Dieter Koschina and Ocean of Hans Neuner.Maintaining one Michelin star are the following establishments: Willie's, Henrique Leis, Il Gallo d'Oro, Casa da Calçada, Fortaleza do Guincho, The Yeatman, Feitoria, Eleven and L'And Vineyards.

 

InterContinental Lisbon

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), which has the largest hotel network in the world in number of rooms and a loyalty program with 80 million members, has opened in Lisbon with the name InterContinental Lisbon. The InterContinental Lisbon, with 237 deluxe rooms, 78 executive rooms and 16 suites, opened as Méridien in 1984, passing its name to Tiara Park Atlantic Hotel Lisbon in 2008.

"It is a significant development for the brand in this region," says the principal for Development in the IHG Europe, Robert Shepherd about the new facility in Lisbon, pointing out that the Portuguese capital "is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Southern Europe "and the hotel's location overlooking the city and the Eduardo VII Park.

 

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Lisbon, Portugal

Beach Dona Ana

Beach of Falésia

Lisbon

Alentejo

The Palace of Pena

Michelin Pedro Lemos Restaurant

InterContinental Lisbon