Resources for Portugal

 

Background and Interesting Information:

Portugal; Geography, History and Economy - General Information about Portugal . Geography, history and economy.

 

Portugal Profile: Geography - Europe : Portugal : Geography. View this page with sources or definitions listed for each statistic.

 

Portugal History, Geography, Economy and Government - Portugal country information and facts, including government, geography, population and more for Portugal .


Art Sites:

Portugal Art - The Abbey of Alcobaca and Batalha. The Abbey of Alcobaca. Real Abadia de Santa Maria de Alcobaca at Alcobaca, Leiria, dates to the time of the first monarch.

 

Portugal - Rep™blica Portuguesa. Official web sites of Portugal, the capital of Portugal, art, culture, history, cities, airlines, embassies, tourist boards and newspapers.

 

Art & Tourism in Lisbon Portugal - Art museums, fado & food in Lisbon , Portugal . An art tourism feature of Biddington's Art Gallery .


Music Sites:

Music of Portugal: Fados and More - Slipcue E-Zine. Portuguese popular music, record reviews and recommendations.

 

Portugal Music - The Music of Portugal .

 

Music in Portugal - Fado is of course the traditional song of Portugal , just as flamenco is in Spain . Both can be especially irritating to the ears--at least to me, but there are many foreigners who love both--and require an eclectic taste in music.


Food Sites: 

Portugal - Traditionally, the food is mainly meat, cooked within an inch of its life.

 

Broadside Online, Evora a Doce, Flash animation poem, Portugal, Food - Flash Animation poem about Evora, in the Alentejo region of Portugal , culinary love death epiphany, Tasquina d'Oliveira, American Film Institute, poet Theresa Whitehill, artist Paulo Ferreira.

 

Food and Cooking - A List of Food and Cooking Sites.


Sites for Symbols:

Portugal - Rep™blica Portuguesa. Official web sites of Portugal, the capital of Portugal, art, culture, history, cities, airlines, embassies, tourist boards and newspapers.

 

Governments on the WWW: Portugal - Links to websites of governmental institutions and political parties in Portugal .

 

Country Profile - The mainland is located at the extreme southwest of the Iberian Peninsula and has an area of 91.985 square kilometers.


Celebration Sites:

Popular Celebrations in Portugal - The month of June is the month in which the traditional popular celebrations take place in Portugal . The greatest popular celebration in Portugal is that called the Marchas Populares.

 

Holidays & Festivals - Portugal has a remarkable number of spectacular festivals and celebrations, including the Holy Week.


Famous People/Role Model Sites:

Explorers - Explorers took the Indian city of Calicut in January, 1510, and took Goa (in southern India ) in March, 1510, claiming Goa for Portugal .

 

Portugal - People - Actors - Cultural, tradition, personalities, traditional, Portuguese, your source for people in portugal .

 

Belem, Portugal - Called the historical heart and soul of Portugal , Belem 's natural harbor made it the starting point for many voyages of exploration.


Folktales/Legends/Poetry Sites:

SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Tales Similar To Cinderella - The story of The Hearth Cat comes from Portugal .

 

The Brownies and Other Tales  - Tales of ghosts, doubles, warnings, fairies, sometimes called, the Small Folk, or the Little People.

 

Stories of the Sun: Legends and Folklore - A collection of folk tales and legends that have stood the test of time and inspired more than one generation of children.