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    Blog,  North of Portugal,  Portugal

    Why you should try surfing in Matosinhos

    Porto is booming in every way – the city in the North of Portugal is becoming more and more popular amongst travellers from all over the world. People seem to be falling in love at first sight with the vibrant and colourful city. When you’re on holidays in Porto, you have a lot to discover. You can go to one of the port wine cellars and get to know everything about the history of that special and very yummy drink. Or you can visit one of the many museums and other cultural highlights that are spread out over the entire city. Foodies also will be happy in Porto, thanks to…

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    Nazaré Big Wave Event 2016

    It seems like tomorrow will be the big day! Tomorrow the Nazaré Big Wave Event 2016 is expected to start. Nazaré, about 125km North of Lisbon, is one of the most popular seaside resorts along the “Costa de Prata” (Silver Coast), Portugal. Since November 2011, when surfer Garrett McNamara, from Hawaii, surfed a record-breaking giant wave (23.8 m) at Nazaré, this seaside village became famous for its big waves. In recent years, Nazaré has become a popular tourist destination being a picturesque seaside village. Its long sandy beaches are considered to be among the best beaches in Portugal. After his record-breaking giant wave in 2011, McNamara returned to Nazaré several…