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Irina Matos
Christmas, Cascais,
Christmas in Cascais

Enjoy this picturesque town fully lit up for the holiday season, where you can experience the lively Christmas spirit with a unique charm and full of love. This small paradise offers countless activities to do as a family or on your own. You can start by visiting the "Cascais Vila de Natal" in Marechal de Carmona park. This year's theme, "Magic Garden," displays various attractions to entertain children and adults. Cascais also has the largest Ferris wheel in Portugal, where you can enjoy stunning views over the bay.   Various stalls in the center of Cascais sell traditional products: Portuguese crafts,…

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Marta Rocha
Christmas, Lisbon,
Christmas in Lisbon

Lisbon, known and commended for its famous light during the day, gets even brighter at night during the Christmas season. The city and its streets gain a special brightness and a festive atmosphere, with its Christmas lights and decorations displayed throughout various central areas of the capital until the beginning of January. One of the great attractions that mark the beginning of the festive period in the city, starting in late November, is Wonderland Lisboa, an outdoor fair/amusement park, located in the Eduardo VII Park area, with varied activities, such as the Santa Claus' village, the Ferris Wheel and the…

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Joana Calado
What to do in a day in Comporta, Comporta, Fine & Country,
What to do in a day in Comporta

9:00 a.m. – Wake up at Sublime Comporta Hotel. Sheltered in a 17 ha property surrounded by umbrella pines, cork oaks and wild dunes, an enchanted place where nature reigns.   10:00 a.m. – Have breakfast at ALMO. For more than 15 years, the same family has maintained this space. In July 2021, they opened it with a new concept and rebranding. ALMO Comporta was born with the ambition to serve the region's best products and ingredients. ALMO Comporta celebrates "slow life" and "slow food." We want to bring awareness to the origin of the products  we work with. Our ingredients…

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Marta Rocha
What to do in a day in Lisbon, Lisbon, F&C Portugal,
What to do in a day in Lisbon

Lisbon is an increasingly original and creative city that respects its history and is true to its origins. It knows how to combine tradition with modernity and is always surprising. Portuguese or foreign residents, visitors or tourists can quickly feel at home and be at the same time surprised by this shining city's cultural diversity.   9 a.m. - If you only have 1 day to enjoy the city, you can begin by spending the night and waking up at the Hotel Valverde, in one of the noblest areas of Lisbon, right in the center of the Avenida da Liberdade. Inspired…

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Elsa Vieira
Porto, F&C Portugal,
What to do in a day in Porto

8 a.m. - Waking up at Hotel Memória with a fabulous view over the Douro River, an excellent hotel recently remodeled, maintaining its previous features such as the Portuguese stone, the walls, and the worked ceilings. Get ready and have a delicious breakfast in a beautiful, tranquil dining room overlooking the river. 9 a.m. - Right next to the Hotel Memória, there´s the Igreja de São Francisco (Church of Saint Francis). One of the most beautiful monuments in the city, you  can not miss. Franciscan friars began building this church in the year 1245. Although the Romanesque origine of the…

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Irina Matos
World Cup, Living rooms,
The best living rooms to watch the World Cup

The World Cup is just around the corner, beginning on the 20th of November 2022, and Fine & Country Portugal has selected some perfect properties on the market to follow this event. Whether with family, friends, or by yourself, you can spend the evenings watching television in the ideal home for you.   1- LUXURY BEACH, DETACHED VILLA, TRÓIA This charming house delivers everything you need to watch the 2022 World Cup with many friends. It has enough space to celebrate, scream and plunge into happiness or for each one to suffer in silence in a corner. No one would notice…

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Sandra Fernandes
Visa, Investment, Digital Nomad,
Digital Nomads Visa Portugal

Since 2019, several European countries have been creating special visas for remote workers, such as: Spain, Italy and Hungary. Now Portugal, through the entry into force of Law 18/2022, which amends the legal regime for the entry, stay, departure and removal of foreigners from the national territory, already duly published in the Official Gazette, is creating a visa for these Digital Nomads who intend to live in our country. With a view to simplifying entry into Portugal for citizens wishing to perform a remote activity in the country, article 62-A of Law 18/2022 establishes that subordinate workers and independent…

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Irina Matos
Cascais, Lifestyle, What to do in day in Cascais,
What to do in a day in Cascais

Cascais is considered the Portuguese Riviera, the Hamptons of Europe, or even the California Coast of Europe, an ideal place to get to know, to go for a stroll, and to live. Below, we suggest how to enjoy a great day in Cascais, including cultural activities, good food, and nature.   07:00 a.m. – We begin this glorious day's journey by waking up at Farol Hotel, on the cliffs of Cascais, with a stunning view over the Atlantic. Here, you can enjoy various services in a sophisticated environment of luxury and charm; for example, after an excellent breakfast, you can relax…

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Sandra Fernandes
F&C Portugal, Fine & Country, European Property Awards, Five Star Awards, Real Estate, Marketing,
F&C Portugal Won Two Five-Star Awards at The European Property Awards

Fine & Country Portugal was honoured at the European Property Awards on 27 October, London. Fine & Country Portugal competed against the best property professionals across Europe to be recognised as the Best Real Estate Agency in Portugal and Best Real Estate Agency Marketing. Charles Roberts, joint Managing Director, Fine & Country Portugal said “To win two five-star awards at the European Property Awards 2022-2023 and be nominated to go forward to as candidates for the Global Property Awards is indeed a great honour and represents the icing on the cake of yet another successful year of sales of luxury…

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Sustainability,
Sustainability and Lower EPC Rating

Now is the time to take action and make changes to the way we all live, starting at home.Read our blog on changes you can make to your property to make it more sustainable, or if youare looking to start afresh, why not make the eco-conscious choice with oneof these amazing sustainable homes in Portugal.…

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