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Portugal’s Hideaways: Podence

Come and discover Podence, an old Portuguese parish in the municipality of Macedo de Cavaleiros Located in Trás-os-Montes, Macedo de…

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Pitões da Júnias celebrates Entrudo with a photography contest

Pitões das Júnias Parish launches the photography contest “Caretos e Farrapões à Moda de Pitões” to celebrate the Entrudo In…

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The village of Podence – Video

The caretos are an enigmatic figures of the transmontano northeast. Considered to be “devils”, the mysterious Caretos (the idea is…

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The Caretos of Podence

In the village of Podence, close to Macedo de Cavaleiros and 40 km from Bragança, Carnival is one of the…

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Caretos of Podence are UNESCO Intangible World Heritage Site

The Caretos of Podence were today declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The decision was announced at the…

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