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22.01.2024 • 04.02.2024
On July 1st 1824, the visionary entrepreneur José Ferreira Pinto Basto founded the porcelain factory Vista Alegre, putting into motion a true revolution. In 2024, this world-acclaimed Portuguese brand celebrates 200 years of a deeply rich History, filled with the most inspiring stories. Long gone are the days when the porcelain articles were transported by camels to its clients, so that they could arrive safe and not in pieces. But the brand has preserved its founding soul. Faithful to a memorable past. Eager to the future.
08.01.2024 • 21.01.2024
Inspired by Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony no. 6, the first Togetherness edition of 2024 pays homage to the future. And to the unstoppable power of creation.
11.12.2023 • 25.12.2023
From the coastline to the inland Christmas magic sparkles in all its glory in Center of Portugal. Charming little villages or beautiful inland cities dress up for Christmas, bringing local communities together in a common purpose. Christmas spirit has a whole new meaning at the heart of a country.
13.11.2023 • 27.11.2023
Comfy hotels housed in century-old manor houses or at the heart of blossoming wine regions. Exquisite accommodations with an unrivalled view over the Tagus River in all its splendour or in the surroundings of World Heritage sites. Restaurants for comfort food lovers with that special touch of contemporaneity. And warm-hearted hospitality. Renovated hotels showing their new colours in one of the most prestigious university cities in the world. Welcome to Center of Portugal!
25.10.2023 • 07.11.2023
The world is currently facing huge challenges. In this edition, we look up at the starry dark skies above. Looking for peace.
02.10.2023 • 16.10.2023
Beauty lies in the eye of fragility. In the smallest yet meaningful detail. This edition celebrates the unstoppable force of delicacy.
12.09.2023 • 26.09.2023
Center of Portugal is the home of absolutely unique hotels, housed in century-old buildings, and dazzling accommodations at the heart of an untouched nature. Paying homage to the past and preparing a sustainable future.