Discovering Idanha-a-Nova, Creative City of Music

Greatest symbol of the county’s musical tradition and wealth, the adufe was the banner of Idanha-a-Nova’s candidacy for UNESCO’s Creative City of Music, distinction won in 2015 and revalidated five years later. The Adufeiras de Monsanto and those of the Ethnographic Ranch of Idanha-a-Nova have gained international notoriety. Today, there are more than half a hundred female tambourine players, aged between eight and eighty years.

At the sound of the adufes, you discover a region rich in history and heritage, built and natural, and where the gastronomic heritage and new productions open the horizons. In the last decade, the municipality has the largest continuous area of ​​blueberry production in a biological environment in the Iberian Peninsula. Learn more about this superfood with the help of chef Mario Rui Ramos, from Geocakesand Nelson Antunes, from BerrySmart. On this trip discover the new life of the Restaurante Helenanow with a new leadership, which bets on the use of local and seasonal products.

In this territory, which integrates the Naturtejo Geoparka Tagus International Biosphere Reserve and it is also Bio-Regionthe first in Portugal, follow the discovery route through Historic Villages of Monsanto and Idanha-a-Velhaby Penha Garcia and a last stop at the Termas de Monfortinho to meet the Fonte Santa Hotel.


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The program Good Bed Good Table already SIC Newsproduced by PopUp Alivepremieres this Saturday, October 1, 2022 (11:35 am) and has several repetitions throughout the week on SIC Woman, SIC Radical e SIC International. With support for the production of Tourism Center of Portugalthis is the thirteenth episode of the twenty-eighth season of Boa Cama Boa Mesa.

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