Tuesday, August 31, 2010

World Tourism Day in Palmela

The World Tourism Day happens each year on September 27 and this year it will commemorate its 30th anniversary.

Palmela is the chosen location in the region of Setúbal to commemorate this day and revitalize all the local traditions of the region. Focusing on the Moscatel of Setúbal, on this year’s event you’ll have the chance to taste and buy this wonderful wine as well as interacting with the many wine experts of the region.

Know more about this event here: World Tourism Day

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Alvalade Medieval Fair

Held annually, this event in Alvalade, south of the district of Setúbal near Sines, relives the Middle Ages with arts and crafts, food, games, jousting tournaments,costume contests, and more.

There could hardly be a more perfect setting for a truly authentic historical event that will capture adults and children’s’ imagination of life in medieval times. The entire town will be dressed to look like medievel times really incorporating the spirit of the event.

Know more here: Alvalade Medieval Fair

Tuesday, August 24, 2010


We have a happy winner of the competition "Win a Weekend". To check it, you just need to visit the competition page:

Wine Vintages Festival in Palmela

On the 1-7 September it will take place on the Palmela Castle the Festival "Wine Vintages" in its 48th edition.

It is one of the premier events in Setúbal that celebrates the region having the most well-known and reputable wines of the country. It has become hugely popular and a regular sell out attracting ten thousand people, many of whom return year after year. It is an opportunity for you to taste and buy the region's best wines as well as interacting with many wine experts of the region.

Click to know more about this fantastic event: Wine Vintages Festival in Palmela

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

We'll be announcing the winner of the competition on the 24th August on Facebook

The 23rd August is the last day of the competition "Win a weekend in Setúbal" and on the 24th we'll be announcing the winning entry on our Facebook group.

You still have time to enter the competition and win a weekend on a romantic lighthouse in the Arrábida Mountain in Setúbal. Click here to participate: Travel to Portugal

And join us on Facebook to know the winner: Portugal Dream Coast Facebook

Monday, August 16, 2010

“Golden Age” at Palmela’s Castle

On the 21st August it will take place at Palmela’s Castle (Castelo de Palmela) the theatre play “The Golden Age”.

The title of this play is the same as the play that took place at Théâtre du Soleil (France) by its director Ariane Mnouchkine, winner of the Golden Lion of the Venice Biennale. The particularity of this play is that it takes place trough a certain path of the castle and the audience has to follow the actors throughout the location.

Know more about it here: Golden Age

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Winner of Guggenheim design contest from Setúbal

CBS or cork block shelter designed by David Mares from Setúbal is the people’s prize winner in the International Design It: Shelter Competition of the New York Guggenheim Museum and Google SketchUp. It is located at Vale de Barris in Palmela, region of Setúbal.

Know more about it here: News

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Bus Sightseeing Tour

Every Saturday you can now enjoy a Bus Sightseeing Tour which reveals Setúbal’s colourful region. This tour is created around a carefully designed route that takes you to the key places of interest, and a hop-on hop-off facility that lets you discover them.

Click here to know more about this lovely tour: Travel to Portugal

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Loving Setúbal, Loving Golf

Each year more and more people around the world come to Portugal and to the Setúbal region to play Golf and this happens for a reason. With some stunning Golf courses and breathtaking views, it has everything you need for the perfect Golf holidays, including one course designed by the famous Robert Trent Jones.

Know more about it here: Golf in Tróia

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


We're happy to announce today the launch of the new website Portugal Dream Coast!

To commemorate we're offering you a wonderful weekend for two in a romantic windmill in the Arrábida mountain. All you need to do is visit the site Portugal Dream Coast, answer the question and enter the prize draw. :)

If you wish to give us feedback about the website, ask questions, give suggestions or just say Hi!, we would like to hear from you, please contact us.