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Celorico Da Beira, History and Cheese in Just One Place

There is no better plan for a good weekend than traveling and staying overnight in the land where Beira Alta ends and Beira Baixa...

Douro Valley

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Douro Valley should be on the top of your list if you are visiting the North...

Serra da Estrela

Portugal is known for its 300+ days of sun and its warm temperatures. Tourists (and even locals) never associate Portugal with snowy weather or...

The 9 Islands of the Azores

Between Lisbon and New York lies an archipelago called the Azores, made up of 9 islands. The Azores are a part of Portugal and...

Graciosa, The White Island of the Azores

Graciosa, The White Island of the Azores is classified by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve. This island has a unique landscape and a...

Santa Maria, The Sunshine Island of the Azores

Santa Maria, the Sunshine Island of the Azores got its name for being one of the warmest and driest islands in the archipelago, as...

Corvo, The Crow Island of the Azores

Corvo is the smallest island of the Azores and has less than 400 inhabitants. The most remote island of the archipelago, despite its size,...

São Jorge, The Brown Island of Azores

Known as the Brown Island of the Azores, São Jorge, is a volcanic island that features astonishing views of Pico and Faial island, as...

Faial, The Blue Island of Azores

The Blue Island of the Azores is named Faial because of the large number of beech trees which are called faias in Portuguese. It...

Terceira Island, The Festive Island of Azores

Terceira is an active volcanic island in the Azores that also has many extinct volcanoes. The name Terceira means "third", as this island was...

Flores, The Yellow Island of Azores

Flores translates to flowers in English. The name of this island does it justice. During the summer months, Flores island is covered with thousands...

São Miguel, The Green Island of Azores

The largest island in the Azores, São Miguel is known as the Green Island. If you've only seen a few photographs of the Azores,...

Pico, The Black Island of Azores

The second-largest island in the Azores, Pico is home to Portugal's highest mountain, Pico mount at over 2,000 meters high. At 300,000 years old,...

Madeira

It's not surprising that over 1 million tourists travel to Madeira every year. Not only is it one of the safest travel destinations in...

Azores

Looking for an island adventure in Europe? Between Lisbon and New York, the Azores are an archipelago of nine volcanic islands in the middle...

Porto & Northern Portugal

Travel to the North of Portugal to uncover its tranquil ambiance of a midday siesta and its scenic landscape and townscape. Centered around the...

Lisbon and Tagus Valley

Portugal has become a not-so-well hidden gem in the traveling landscape in the past few years. From the sights, the food, the people, and...

Central Portugal

Portugal has arguably the highest share of wonders per capita. The rather small maritime state features scenic surfing beaches, rugged mountains, its unique architectural...

Algarve

Have you ever dreamed of visiting Portugal? If so, travel to Algarve, where the soul of Portugal dwells. The region is located on Portugal’s...

Alentejo

Situated above Algarve, the vast region of Alentejo is one of Portugal’s hidden gems. Even though you can find splendid beaches, rugged landscape, golden...
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