Man has all the time traveled for various causes, however visiting places as a leisure exercise is comparatively a recent trend. While early man moved around in the hunt for food and different fundamental requirements to sustain life, afterward, touring was for buying and selling wants. With the evolution of wealthy class of individuals, travelling to different components of the world to see and expertise various art, cultures and cuisines began gaining recognition. The phrases ‘vacationer’ and ‘tourism’ came into being on the flip of the 19th century. However, leisure travel for frequent man was nonetheless a distant reality.
The first apparition came about in 1917, in Cova da Iria, on the site of the current Sanctuary. The most important celebrations are held on thirteenth May (together with the Candlelit Procession on the night time of the 12th and the Farewell Procession closing the occasion on the thirteenth) and 13th …Read more →