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Amarante – One of Portugal’s Most Beautiful Small Towns

Amarante, located in the Tâmega e Sousa region of northern Portugal and set against the Serra de Marvão, is a town rich in history...

A Guide to Sines, Portugal’s Port of Entry

What to visit in and around Sines? Beaches, many will say. It's true, this little piece of Alentejo coastline is one of the most...

Northeast’s Forgotten Capital – Visiting Bragança

Let’s face it, exploring Bragança is an absolute must, even though it’s a destination often postponed due to perceived distance. From a distance, it...

Caldas da Rainha

Caldas da Rainha, a charming city about 10 km from the Atlantic Ocean in central Portugal, was founded by a queen named Leonor. As...

Tradition and Modernity – Welcome to Santarém

Perched high on a plateau, Santarém is a viewpoint over the fertile Lezíria region, the Tagus River valley known for its agriculture, cattle breeding,...

Exploring Beja: Portugal’s Forgotten District Capital

Welcome to Beja, a captivating retreat in the heart of Portugal's Alentejo region. As you embark on a journey through its narrow cobblestone streets...

Luso – Portugal’s Most Charming Spa Town

Luso is a small town of around 3,000 inhabitants situated at the edge of the Bussaco National Forest in the municipality of Mealhada, a...

Monchique

Monchique is a small town of around 6,000 inhabitants nestled in the Serra de Monchique  mountain range between the Alentejo and the Algarve. It...

Comporta, Alentejo

We might have said this more than once about places in Portugal, but Comporta really is a unique place. You won't find lots of...

Vila Nova de Milfontes, Alentejo

Located in Odemira in the Alentejo, Vila Nova de Milfontes lies at the mouth of the Mira Riva and is surrounded by the Southwest...

Beja

A city in the stunning region of the Alentejo, Beja has a small population of under 50,000 people. Beja sits on a 900 feet...

Ericeira

A seaside town in Mafra, Ericeira is known to many as the surfing capital of Europe. The only World Surfing Reserve in Europe, Ericeira...

Ponta Delgada

The capital of the Autonomous Region of the Azores since 1546 and the largest municipality in the archipelago, Ponta Delgada is one of the...

Leiria

Located between the Castle and the River Lis, Leiria is a city in Central Portugal with a population of 128,000 people. Leiria is a...

Marvão

Located in the Parque Natural da Serra de São Mamede just a few kilometers away from Spain in Alentejo, Marvão is a tranquil hill-top...

Sines

Birthplace of the great Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, who “discovered” the peppery treasures of India, Sines is a fishing town in Alentejo, where...

Lagoa

Head to Lagoa to uncover its one-of-its-kind beaches. A sun-lit municipality located in Faro, Lagoa is home to some of Europe’s most scenic stretches...

Miranda do Douro

On the northeast corner of Portugal, right on the border with Spain stands a little town that bears a great significance.With just a population...

Funchal

Around 1000km from Lisbon and 700km from the Moroccan coast stands a green mountain that has risen from the sea. The Portuguese, the colonizers...

Fátima

A hot stop of religious tourism, Fátima, a city in Santarém receives around 8 million pilgrims a year. This romantic city is located one...

Porto

When people think about visiting Portugal, their first thought is to go to Lisbon, the capital. Porto might be the second-largest city in the...

Lisbon

Having a hard time figuring out where to go in Portugal? Lisbon should be your first visit. A must-see, Lisbon, Portugal is one of...

Sintra

Sintra: The Crown Jewel of the Portuguese Riviera Sitting just 14 miles outside of Lisbon, Sintra is a charming municipality on the Portuguese Riviera. The...

Viseu

One of the best towns to visit in Portugal, Viseu is known for its hilltop old town, an ancient cathedral towering over it, the...

Viana do Castelo

Located on the Western coast of Northern Portugal, the magnificent Viana do Castelo is one of Portugal’s main hidden gems. It is renowned for...

Tomar

Situated in Central Portugal, the town of Tomar is one of the nicest places to visit in Portugal. It is known for unique architectural...

Tavira

The pleasure of visiting Tavira is not only to find irresistible rich history in one of the most beautiful villages in Algarve. Seeing Tavira...

Silves

Silves is one of the largest municipalities in the Algarve. This town holds great historical value, it was first conquered by the Moors in...

Setubal

Just over 30 minutes from Lisbon, Setúbal is a city located in the Arrábida Mountains with natural landscapes, which blend between beautiful beaches and...

Sagres

Sagres, Portugal is one of the best destinations to visit in Portugal’s Algarve region. It is renowned for its wind-buffeted fortresses, scattered along its...
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