Azulejo in Portugal

Santar Garden Village: A Constellation of Splendid Gardens

Located at the heart of the Dão Wine region, Santar is a small village of 1000 inhabitants, known for its beautiful manor houses and centuries-old palaces. It offers a unique combination of religious and noble architecture, terroir, wonderful natural landscapes and winemaking traditions. It is also home to a constellation […]

The art of azulejo in Portugal

Azulejo: Portugal in a glazed tile If there is one element that epitomizes the singularity of Portuguese decorative arts, it is the azulejo (glazed tiles). More than just an aesthetical element, azulejos are indeed a symbol of Portuguese culture. Introduced in Portugal by King D. Manuel I in 1498, after […]