Portugal participates in the following activities of the Directorate of Democratic Governance, Culture and Diversity.


Present projects

Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends in Europe - Portugal profile

Intercultural city: Lisbon

European Heritage Days in Portugal

 National Heritage Policy Portugal - European heritage network

 Council of Europe Cultural Routes:

- Santiago De Compostela

- Transromanica

- The Routes of the Olive Tree

- The Phoenicians’ Routes

The Iter Vitis Route

The European Route of Ceramics

European Diploma of Protected Areas


Past projects

National Cultural Policy Review of Portugal


Further information

Country file on the Council of Europe website

Council of Europe Conventions signed and ratified by Portugal

Partial Agreements with the participation of Portugal


Links to relevant institutions