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Mar 22, 2020

Monchique: A Charming Mountain Town

Monchique is a small Portuguese town located in the North-Western Algarve mountain range of the Serra de Monchique. From these lush, green mountains the ...

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Mar 22, 2020

Faro: Your Guide to the Capital of Algarve

The Algarve is a beautiful and sunny region in southern Portugal known as a perfect travel destination. Faro, the region’s capital, is known for its coastal...

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Mar 22, 2020

What to See and Do in Viana do Castelo

If you are traveling to Portugal, you can choose from a large number of incredible destinations. In the Norte, or Northern region of Portugal...

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Mar 22, 2020

5 Reasons to Visit Alentejo

The Alentejo region in Portugal is famous for its cork oaks and olive groves, but there is so much to do in this area that spans from the Tagus River down...

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Mar 22, 2020

Lisbon: Your City Guide

When it comes to travel destinations, Lisbon is in a class by itself. This Portuguese capital is grounded in history and tradition while still being a ...

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Mar 20, 2020

An Art Lover's Guide to Porto

As one of Portugal’s major cities, Porto has a thriving and vibrant art scene. Whether you are into contemporary art, historic masterpieces, cutting edge ...

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Mar 07, 2020

The Ultimate Alentejo Guide, Discover Portugal

Between Lisbon and the Algarve, lies the Alentejo, Portugal’s largest region. The name stands for “beyond the Tejo”, as it sits past the river Tagus, below...

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Mar 04, 2020

Things To Do In Braga & Gerês, Portugal

In the north of Portugal, just a few miles farther from Porto is the city of Braga. With fewer tourists heading this way, you’ll often find yourself alone ...

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Mar 03, 2020

Why You Should Use a Travel Agency in 2020

Thanks to the internet and booking engines, the travel industry has changed dramatically. Planning a trip all by yourself is relatively easy and has become ...

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Mar 02, 2020

Things To Do In Braganca, Portugal

In the region of Trás-os-Montes, just below the Montesinho Natural Park, is Bragança, a historic city of two faces. On one end there's the old town centre...

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Feb 28, 2020

What To Do In Guimaraes, Portugal

Portugal's roots begin in Guimaraes. It was here that its first king was born and it was the country's first capital before Lisbon took its place...

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Feb 26, 2020

What To Do In Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Set between the Lima river and the Atlantic ocean, you'll find the historic city of Viana do Castelo. In the Age of Discovery, Viana was a departure point...

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Feb 24, 2020

What To Do In Costa Verde, Portugal

In this final leg of our journey, we made our way down the Costa Verde (Green Coast), a coastal stretch in the North of Portugal with pristine beaches ...

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Feb 23, 2020

Driving Along Spanish Border From Salamanca to Braganca

After visiting the golden city of Salamanca, we continued our road trip along the Spanish border. We passed through the Arribes del Duero Natural Park...

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Feb 22, 2020

Things To Do In Alentejo Region of Portugal

After ​visiting Évora​, we set out on a road trip through the Alentejo. We drove through small remote villages, climbed up castles, sipped many wine glasses...

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Feb 21, 2020

Things To Do in Douro Valley, Portugal

Devoted wine lovers must pay a visit to the Douro Valley in Portugal. Just a few miles away from Porto, this is one of the oldest wine regions in the world...

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Feb 19, 2020

Things To Do In Madeira Island, Portugal

Exotic gardens, natural seawater pools and incredible mountain views await you in Madeira.The island is famous for its all-year-round warm climate...

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Feb 18, 2020

Portugal Road Trip Itinerary

Most people arrive in Portugal through Lisbon, the country’s capital. But this little corner of Europe has much more to offer. We packed our bags and hit ...

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Feb 13, 2020

Things To Do in Aveiro, Portugal

Aveiro is a city of icons. It’s the chain of canals, the ​moliceiros ​ and the Art Nouveau buildings that make this one of Portugal’s most picturesque regions..

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Feb 10, 2020

What To Do In Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca is a magical city located in the northwest of Spain. It’s famous for its sandstone buildings, which seem to change colours as the day goes on...

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Jan 26, 2020

Praia da Luz: A Beach Goer's Guide

Praia da Luz was once a small fishing village but today, it is one of the most popular tourist resort towns (and one of the best beaches!) in the Algarve!

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Jan 23, 2020

Ponta da Piedade: Your Beach Guide

If you are staying in or around the city of Lagos, then you simply must make your way down to the beautiful beaches of Ponta da Piedade...

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Jan 22, 2020

Albufeira: Where to Stay and Where to Play

A vibrant resort town located about a 30-minute drive from the Faro Airport, Albufeira is a great place to stay if you are looking for a fun and exciting...

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Jan 20, 2020

What to do in Portimao, Algarve, Portugal

Located between the Alvor estuary and the Arade river, Portimao is one of the largest cities in the Algarve...

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Jan 18, 2020

A Visitor's Guide to Tavira

With origins that date back to the Bronze Age, Tavira is one of the most beautiful towns in the Algarve. Located on the banks of the Gilão River and just 40 ...

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Jan 16, 2020

The Best Wine Regions in Portugal

Portugal may be known for its stunning beaches and significant cultural contributions but it is also one of the best wine-producing countries in the world...

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Jan 14, 2020

9 Adventurous Things To Do in the Azores

The Azores is a true island paradise with plenty of wild and adventurous activities to explore. Whether on land or in the water, you’ll never be bored!...

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Jan 13, 2020

The Azores: Europe's Secret Paradise

The Azores are a stunning archipelago paradise that is just begging you to explore it! Comprised of 9 islands in the Atlantic, the Azores are known for...

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Jan 11, 2020

10 Things To Do In Lisbon

Lisbon is one of the most exciting and vibrant capital cities in Europe. Full of unique architecture, curious history, and delicious foods, there is no ....

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Jan 09, 2020

Portugal's Douro Valley Guide

Famous for wine and breathtaking views, there is lots to discover and explore in there Douro River Valley. Here are some of our favorite things to do ...

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Jan 08, 2020

A Visitor's Guide to Porto

The second largest city in Portugal, Porto is a fascinating mix of history, culture, art, and fun. A prime tourist destination with lots to see and do...

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Dec 10, 2019

Porto Special Getaway - Unique Cooking Experience for Two

Perfect Porto weekend getaway for two. Willing to run away from the hustle and bustle of your home town and relax near the riverside, in one of the most ...

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Dec 03, 2019

Things To Do in Porto, Discover Portugal

Known as the home of Port wine, Porto is one of the most visited cities in the North of Portugal. Here, historic monuments mix with contemporary buildings ...

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Nov 25, 2019

Discover Coimbra - Things To Do in Coimbra

Set along the Mondego river, Coimbra rises on a hill dotted with historical sites. The city is home to the oldest university in Portugal as well as several...

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Nov 22, 2019

Algarve Nightlife - Everything you need to know for 2020

Algarve nightlife: The Algarve region of Portugal is known worldwide for its beaches, golden sand cliffs, and sea caves, but it also has...

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Nov 20, 2019

Discover Tomar - Things To Do in Tomar

Set along the margins of the Nabão river, Tomar is one of Portugal’s last Templar towns. Looming over it is the Convent of Christ, a World Heritage site ...

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Nov 19, 2019

Discover Nazare - Things To Do in Nazaré

Nazare is a charming coastal town brimming with beaches, seafood restaurants and lookouts with superb ocean views. Before it became a tourist destination...

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Nov 05, 2019

Multiday Alentejo Tours | Latest Offers

Multi day Alentejo tours: explore land of UNESCO heritage and renowned wines ...

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Nov 05, 2019

Multiday Azores Tours | Latest Offers

Our Multi Day Azores tours are the perfect way to enjoy all the adventure and fun of the islands. Whale watching, dramatic landscapes, lake-filled calderas...

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Nov 05, 2019

Multiday Lisbon Tours | Latest Offers

Multi day Lisbon tours, explore art, architecture, spa, wine, fado music, river cruises, helicopter rides - find you perfect itinerary...

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Oct 21, 2019

Multiday Porto Tours | Latest Offers

Multi day Porto tours, explore art, architecture, spa, wine, fado music, river cruises, helicopter rides - find you perfect itinerary...

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Oct 21, 2019

Porto Art & Architecture Six Senses Travel Package, Portugal

Porto Art & Architecture Six Senses Travel Package: listen to the traditional rhythm of Fado music at sunset with a beautiful view of the Douro river...

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Sep 30, 2019

Discover Obidos - Things To Do in Óbidos

A few miles north from Lisbon, stands Obidos, a small picturesque town enclosed by medieval walls. Beyond these, hides a maze of cobblestone streets and ...

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Sep 23, 2019

10 Best Beaches in Portugal

Guide to 10 best beaches in Portugal. Offering the best coastline in all of mainland Europe, it is no surprise that Portugal is teeming with beautiful ...

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Sep 23, 2019

Praia da Marinha: A Guide to One of Portugal's Best Beaches

Praia da Marinha is one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal and all of Europe. It is located in the central Algarve near the towns of Lagoa and...

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Sep 23, 2019

Azeitão and Sesimbra, Setúbal Tour, Portugal

Wine tasting tours, delicious cheese, and silk-sand beaches await you on this day trip to Azeitão and Sesimbra. These two towns are part of the Setúbal region..

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Sep 23, 2019

Discover Evora, Things To Do in Évora

Things to do in Evora: historical monument, restaurants, shopping, where to stay. Home to Neolithic monuments and the only Roman temple in Portugal, Évora ...

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Sep 23, 2019

The Eastern Algarve: Portugal's Hidden Gem

The Eastern Algarve is well worth a visit during any trip to Europe and can offer a different perspective of Portugal's southern coastline...

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Sep 23, 2019

Top Things To Do In Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

There's never a shortage of awesome things to do in Lagos, Algarve. Set along the bank of the Bensafrim River, Lagos is among the most visited towns on ...

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