Portugal’s Fado Music

Join Rick as he drops in on a fado performance in Lisbon's Bairro Alto neighborhood — a favorite "Wow!" moment on our Heart of Portugal tour. Since the mid-1800s, fado has been the Portuguese blues — mournfully beautiful and haunting ballads about lost sailors, broken hearts, and bittersweet romance.

Experience a soulful fado performance on a Rick Steves Heart of Portugal tour.

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