Prepared to be enamoured by the scenery, the old-fashioned traditions of village life and Portugal's exquisite yet very affordable seafood. Cobblestone streets with whitewashed villages, medieval castles, enticing cities and golden beaches, Portugal is a place you are likely to return to.
Portugal is full of history, represented by the castles, the architecture and the traditions. Visit the 20,000-year-old stone carvings in the Vila Nova de Foz Côa to immerse yourself in the depth of some of the history found here. Watch a sunset over the peculiar megaliths outside Évora or immerse yourself within the elaborate collection of World Heritage Sites in Tomar, Belém, Alcobaça or Batalha.
The Portuguese are extremely relaxed, especially when it comes to their cooking. They don’t need to be extravagant when their produce comes from the bountiful seas and fertile countryside’s. However, you are sure to be amazed by their simple yet tasty dishes.
There are many things to do in this beautiful country. Wander through scenic vineyards sipping the silky ports of the Douro valley. Browse in the produce-filled markets for extremely yummy seafood. Book a table in one of the country’s top dining rooms. Visit a castle for a historically pleasing trip. Or relax on one of the scorching top-notch beaches.
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