Portugal is a predominantly Roman Catholic country with a close-knit family ethic. Its rich culture results from many influences, including Celtic, Lusitanian, Phoenician, Germanic, Visigoth, Viking, Sephardic Jewish, and Moorish.
What are Portuguese traditions?
Fado, Galo de Barcelos, the traditional azulejos, the calçada portuguesa, the Rancho are just a few of the elements that shape Portuguese identity and are as important as their traditions!
Is being Portuguese a culture?
In 1095, the king of Castile and Leon granted Portucale (northern Portugal) to a Burgundian count. Despite the diversity of invading populations and distinct regional economies and ways of living, Portugal is a homogeneous nation with a single national cultural identity and no ethnolinguistic groups.