Traditional Wedding in Portugal
PORTUGUESE TRADITION IN QUINTA DO TORNEIRO
The traditional Portuguese wedding parties have some special moments. Before the traditional Portuguese ceremony, the bride and groom usually receive the guests in their respective houses, with light snacks and appetizers, so that they leave for the ceremony accompanied by a traditional entourage that goes to their wedding venue with a loud honking of horns.
After the ceremony, which in Portugal is most of the times religious, the couple receive the traditional shower of Portuguese rice and Portuguese rose petals outside the church. They go to a photo shoot while the guests are greeted by the bride and groom's parents at the venue.
TRADICIONAL WEDDING AND THE FAMOUS FADO
The Portuguese traditional music that you cannot miss out on at your wedding party is the famous Fado! The songs are full of sentiment and accompanied by a Portuguese guitar, that has a unique sound to it, will surely contribute to making your big day even more special. Your wedding planner in Portugal will surely have great suggestions of local fado singers. Your traditional wedding in Portugal will be unforgettable! Quinta do torneiro is the perfect wedding venue for your destination wedding in Portugal, in Europe. Please contact us for more information about your destination wedding.
In traditional Portuguese weddings, the guests first greet the newlyweds and then everyone sits for their meal. During the course of the meal, the bride and groom, take the opportunity to walk around the tables in order to spend some time with all the guests. After the meal (which could be lunch, brunch or dinner), the bride and groom will cut the cake and the dessert table is open! The delicious typical Portuguese sweets are always the most awaited part of the party by the guests. And then, it's party time!