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25/08/15 Alentejo , Around Portugal # , , , , , , ,

Why you should go to Flowers’ Festival in Alentejo, Portugal

Why you should go to Flowers’ Festival in Alentejo, Portugal

After four years, The Flowers’ Festival also known as People’s Festival ( Festas do Povo / Festas das Flores) is back to the streets of Campo Maior in Alentejo.

Like reading a description paragraph in a book – this is how surreal this festival looks at first sight! Before arriving to the city, we would imagine no more than four-five decorated streets. Oh, the surprise we had when we entered this dreamy world! The whole municipality has its streets dressed in paper flowers, each one with a theme, be it jasmin, tulips, poppy, rose or orchid. There are people coming from all over Portugal and from the neighbouring Spain to grasp some flickering shadows and colourful lights from the suspended paper flowers. Continue reading

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