Religious in Lamego

Festa de Nossa Senhora dos Remédios

Lamego’s biggest party runs for several weeks from late August to mid-September. In an afternoon procession on 8 September, ox-drawn carts rattle through the streets carrying tableaux vivants (religious scenes repre…
Religious in Amarante

Festas de Junho

Held during the first weekend in June, festa highlights include an all-night drumming competition, a livestock fair, a handicrafts market and fireworks, all rounded off with Sunday’s procession in honour of the main…
Religious in Vila do Conde

Festa de São João

The town’s biggest event takes place on the days leading up to 23 June, with fireworks, concerts, a traditional boat parade and a religious procession through the streets.
Fair in Vila do Conde

Feira Nacional de Artesanato

A major fair showcasing Portuguese handicrafts is on during the last week of July through the first week of August.
Film in Vila do Conde


For over 20 years, this seaside hamlet has been hosting an edgy and popular short film fest each July.