Portuguese customs and traditions
Portugal is a country that’s seen a congruence of diverse people over the millennia, all making their unique impact on its history and culture. However, it remains a largely homogeneous country with a predominantly Roman Catholic population, boasting many long-standing customs and traditions.
The unique calendar of cultural, musical and folklore festivals throughout the year, makes Portugal an interesting place to holiday.
You’re almost certain to come across the long-standing musical tradition known as Fado, which highlights the melodic Portuguese accent in a melancholy, acoustic musical form. Here are some of Portugal’s strongest traditions.