It is easy to peel back the stunning charms of Portugal which boasts Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden beaches.
If you love fine food, then you will be in for a treat. Freshly baked bread, olives, cheese, cataplana seafood stew, and smoked meats are some of the feasts on offer at most restaurant.
Culture vultures will adore its architecture which has been marked by the leaders of its past. Celts, Romans, Visigoths, Moors and Christians have all left their stamp on the Iberian nation. Here, you can gaze upon 20,000-year-old stone carvings in the Vila Nova de Foz Côa, watch the sunset over mysterious megaliths outside Evora or lose yourself in the elaborate corridors of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Tomar, Belém, Alcobaça or Batalha.
Go outside the cities, to see Portugal’s true beauty unfold. Here you can go hiking amid the granite peaks of Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês or go surfing, and dolphin watching in the lush Sado Estuary.
That is not all, you can also try your hand at boating and kayaking along the Rio Guadiana or simply soak up the sun on its endless beaches.
If you like to party when the sun goes down, then Portugal has all you need. Feel free to join the dance party in Bairro Alto or hit the bars in Porto, Coimbra and Lagos. Portugal has something fascinating to keep you entertained morning, noon and night.