New Year in Porto
Northerners, the Portuguese can not accept the fact,that is not their favorite city approved as the country's capital. That is why they seek to show all their love for him in a special hospitality and cordiality with which relate to its guests. Should there be any doubt that the new year will be held in Porto necessarily in the best traditions of the holidays?
Eternally the second
Porto - the second largest city in the country, spread out on a hill on the shore of the Atlantic. His historic neighborhoods included in the UNESCO list of special historical heritage.
Christmas traditions in the country have long-standing roots. The Portuguese love their holidays and know how to celebrate. The generous and open people are used to decorate not only windows and houses, but also every tree, lamppost or facade. Their Christmas tree - the largest and most elegant in Europe and cordiality has no equal in the world.
In the New Year's eve of Porto's main night acceptedto do two things: careful to wash all the windows and prepare sumptuous meals. Everything else - improvisation. During strikes hours will have to try and swallow 12 grapes for each of them to make a wish. Another tradition - to burn on the eve of a log in the fire and keep it throughout the year, to the spirit of a home is not left home.