Easter in Portugal

Easter is a religious celebration commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ and is a popular celebration among portuguese attracting a lot of international tourists.

Esater in PortugalChristians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ , being the date known as Easter Sunday .
According to the Bible , after the crucifixion of Christ , celebrated on Good Friday , Christ was
resurrected on the third day after his death .

Easter is also celebrated by the family meeting , being a time of celebration and joy .

In Portugal, the Catholic population receives a visit from the Easter compass on Easter Sunday . The
compass consists of a group of Catholics who roam the streets with a cross and a small bell to
announce their arrival . When asked by residents to enter houses , bless the house and residents ,
proclaiming the good news of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

7 days before Easter is Palm Sunday , the day dedicated to godfathers and godmothers . The godchildren
provide flowers or plants to their godparents and they reciprocate with the "folklore " , ie the gift
of Easter.

Many tourists are accustomed to visiting Portugal this season , not only to appreciate the
celebrations but also enjoying a short holiday after a cold winter .

The season of Easter in Portugal is one of the times when there is a high demand for rental cars
especially by the English, Irish and northern European tourists. It is usual to assist a greater demand for Faro Car Hire and Lisbon Car Hire during the period of Easter celebrations.

So it is advisable to make reservations for Portugal Car Hire in advance to ensure availability for Easter Car Hire.

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