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Visiting Portugal is always a memorable experience. With a vast and rich historical, cultural, gastronomic and natural heritage, which is very different throughout the country, here you will find something for all tastes. The hardest part is choosing where to start!

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Continental Portugal is a mere 567 kilometres, which allows you to visit Potugal from north to south in just a few hours. But why rush?

Throughout Portugal there are plenty of reasons to explore each nook and cranny and get lost on secondary roads where there is always a local restaurant with unforgettable food, a breathtaking landscape or a secular church where the village festivals still maintan an old-world charm...

Getting lost in Portugal is sometimes the best way to find ourselves and the simple pleasures of life…

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Popular Portuguese Tourist Spots

From the historical squares of Lisbon with the River Tagus as a backdrop to the vineyards of the Douro and the rugged cliffs that embrace the beaches of the Silver Coast... These are some of most popular tourist spots of Portugal but there is much more to see and discover! 

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Popular Portuguese Tourist Spots


Food & Wine

Traditional Portuguese cuisine is based on simple food, but full of flavour, where the freshness and quality of local products make everything taste delicious.

From fresh fish and seafood to meat, vegetables, fruits and desserts, everything is a feast for your taste buds! Indulge in traditional Portuguese dishes, but also wines that are equally renowned worldwide!

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Portuguese Food & Wine
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Portuguese Culture & Traditions

Portugal's rich history and landscape is also present in the culture and traditions of each region.

In coastal villages, the call of the sea has shaped beliefs and the way Portuguese people relate to the landscape.

In the north and mountains, the freshness of the rivers and the green of the hills continue to influence the inhabitants' way of life.

The Portuguese are very proud to share this heritage with the world! 

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Portuguese Culture & Traditions

Things to do in Portugal all year round

One of the best things about Portugal is that there is so much to see and do all year round!

Being one of the sunniest countries in the world with mild temperatures practically all seasons, there are plenty of opportunities to appreciate the fresh air, beautiful landscape and a wide range of things to do: from outdoor activities to golf, monuments, sight-seeing, events, theme parks, ... There's always plenty of fun for the entire family!

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Things to do all year round in Portugal
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