Find the best-kept “Secrets” from Portugal. Secrets from Portugal is the first issue of the “Secrets” Collection and it’s a complete, luxury and collectable guide about the hidden treasures of each country.
This guide has the mission of being a reference and inspiring issue to readers and demonstrates that this country is all about people and above all, how to celebrate design and elevate “Arts & Métiers” to the highest level. Sponsored by CovetED, which is considered the most reliable collector’s source for the interior design world and lifestyle, we want to share inspiring places, captivating creations and worlds where one would like to dwell forever. This powerful tool will be out during the Summer and will be distributed nationally and internationally.
Who thought Portugal no longer had stories to tell and that nothing was more surprising than the «garden planted by the sea», as old Portuguese poets used to say, is terribly wrong. Between land and sea, SECRETS FROM PORTUGAL will introduce you to the best in terms of design, luxury, craftsmanship, restaurants, hotels, gastronomy and the finest places where you can fall in love over and over again. Portugal is visited by many but truly known by a few. Normally, people seek the hotspots of Algarve during July and August and miss the chance to know other wonderful Portuguese regions. CovetED Magazine wants to provide a luxury guide for those who visit Portugal and want to discover the true beauty of the country. SECRETS FROM PORTUGAL wants to show the world that Portugal is a lot more than beaches and sun, history and music concerts.
If you are a travel enthusiast and want to discover unique places and escapes from the real world, this land has the perfect solution. Here we will show you, for instance, the secret villages that are hidden in Portugal’s countryside, that are as calm as beautifully breathtaking.
You can say that the past stays in the past but, Portugal has a lot of history and a lot to tell you about its historical spots and ancient traditions that remain nowadays. In terms of architecture, Portugal has two of the most renowned architects in the world. In 1992 Álvaro Siza Vieira brought home the Pritzker Prize and in 2011 Eduardo Souto Moura did the same thing. These are only two examples of what you can find in terms of architecture in this country, but there’s so much more!
One of the greatest references about Portugal is its gastronomy. The cuisine is as rich and varied as landscapes. You can enjoy a simple grilled fish, as well as, the famous “Cozido à Portuguesa”. Learn from recipes to bring a small piece of Portugal into your own dining table.
Nobody talks about this country without talking about its wine. This guide will take you on a tour through the caves where the distinguished Porto wine is stored. Portugal also has vineyards all across the country that provide a great variety of wines.
Portugal is luxury too. Find the most amazing golf courses, resorts, spas and hotels across the country and archipelagos that can provide you with a wonderful stay if you decide to visit or if you already live here. SECRETS FROM PORTUGAL will show you where to go and where to stay in order to provide the most wonderful luxury experience.
From quiet villages to luxury hotels, from food to wine, Portugal has a lot of secrets that are waiting to be discovered. So, here’s your favourite guide to discover this lovely land and be amazed by it.
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