The most genuine Carnival in Portugal 2017
The start of February warms up the year with Portugal’s most ancient Carnival in Portugal, in Podence, Macedo de Cavaleiros, northern Portugal.
Getaway Van 5-day rental for €225 with a free rental of hot shower and gps!
- Welcoming Spring, “Caretos” represent devil and mysterious images coming out onto the streets of Podence, and filling the air with their bell ringing and colourful fringed outfits. Watch out or you’ll be fascinated!
- Saturday, February 25th – head towards Podence, Macedo de Cavaleiros. The festivities run from 25th to the 28th. Its extensive program can be found here (in Portuguese only).
- Take your time to explore the Geopark Terras de Cavaleiros and its natural beauties and special places with a guided tour. Check out the suggested activities here (in Portuguese only) and book your private guide.
- Check out the adventure activities at our partner Ecopark Azibo here and get 15% discount with – The Getaway Van partner.
- Overnight: at Azibo dam GPS N 41º34’59’’ W 06º53’59’’ or Azibo Ecopark GPS N 41º33’32’’ W 06º53’01’’.