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Calendar of events

  • Calendar of events the feasts of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios, known as the Pilgrimage of Portugal, are the most important of the city. Since the last Thursday of August until 8 September, thousands of foreigners come to thank our Lady of Remedies the answer to their prayers. Others come just to meet this great celebration where the religious rituals and the fun mix and make the big party.

  • Holy week is the highlight of the religious life of the city. For three weeks leading up to Easter Sunday, the churches get a special solemnity and populations are in time for reflection and prayer. The Via Crucis, the blessing of the flowers and the Ritual of the Hotcakes are some of the great moments of these two weeks.

  • Santa Cruz fair is one of the liveliest of Lamego. Takes place on May 3 at the Barracks of Santa Cruz. The fair is marked by the races and parades of horses, but it is also a showcase of breeds of cattle in the region. The lamecenses make this event a party where healthy competition, conviviality and joy are watchwords.

  • Lazarim-Carnival In Lazarim celebrates one of the most typical carnivals in the country. In addition to traditional parade of masks Lazarim, created by local artisans, one of the highlights of these days is the reading of the wills of compadres and bedpans. Here everything remains to be done as it's tradition and that's why this Carnival is worth.

  • More than century-old tradition, the burning of Judas, Lalim, reaches in each year a unique expression, standing among the most significant of the pascal calendar. It is an evocation of the past, of an experience of the present and of a construction of the present and of the future construction, because it gives voice to the roots and to the living memory of the day-to-day of your collective social and cultural.