• Carlos Capaz

Handicraft Tiles, a Portuguese Tradition.

Updated: Jul 23

With Arab origins, the art of tiles handicraft, in its enormous diversity, is widely disseminated in Portugal.

Information on Wikipedia about Azulejo (tiles)

Tyles in Sao Bento railway station, Portugal

Tyles in a Portuguese Church

The originality of the use of the Portuguese tile and the dialogue established with the other arts, will make it unique in the world. In the National Tile Museum, there are panels that testify to the evolution and monumentality of this piece of decorative ceramics that adapts to the needs and accompanies the styles of the different epochs.

Hand Painted Tyles art in a Portuguese Church

Stay at Casa do Lago to visit and learn about Portuguese tyles (azulejos) as well as other traditions.

The excellence of Portugal was prized and world wide voted as the "2017, 2018 and 2019 Worlds Leading Destination", which reward has never been assigned before to an European Country. 



Privacy policy - Copyright

Terms & Conditions - Consumer Arbitrage

Useful Links

Licensed accommodation: Caldas da Rainha 2265 AL

Member of the group

         Winner of the:


             AWARD 2020

Tourism information: family holidays in Portugal
  • Google Maps Social Icon
  • YouTube Social Icon
  • Linkedin Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon

© 2016 Casa do Lago Villa, Foz do Arelho, Portugal,  Phone: ++351913340114  casa.do.lago.portugal@gmail.com