Madeira’s Ancient Fanal Forest Filled With 500-Year-Old Trees; Jessica Stewart; Modern Met

“This forest is something I’ve never experienced before.”

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Porto, city of the golden river, shines along Portuguese coast; Tuba Sahin; Anadolu Agency


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Best Things to do in Coimbra, One of the Most Beautiful Portuguese Cities; Simon; Wild About Travel

Are you wondering what are the best things to do in Coimbra? Not sure if it’s worth visiting as a day trip from Porto or Lisbon? Read further, and find…

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The mysterious inverted tower steeped in Templar myth; Fernando Teixeira & Izabela Cardosa; BBC

At the heart of Sintra’s Quinta da Regaleira, a breath-taking initiation well celebrates Portugal’s unique historical connection to the mysterious Knights Templar.

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Antiquity Meets Modernity In Alentejo, Resulting In Outstanding Wine; Michelle Williams; Forbes

Located an hour and a half from Lisbon, Alentejo’s rustically elegant red wines and refreshingly crisp white wines have long been the favorite among the Portuguese. Widely available in the United States at prices too good to believe, it is time to discover Alentejo.

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10 Best Local Tours in Porto, Portugal; Charity De Souza; Trips to Discover

Porto is a dazzling coastal city home to renowned wine cellars, leafy parks, a photogenic historic quarter and cozy restaurants serving tasty traditional cuisines. Lined with architectural treasures covered in bright blue “azulejos” tiles, the city’s cobbled streets open up to a spectacular riverfront. In a romantic city like this, it’s easy to spend your…

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The Best Wine Destinations Beyond Bordeaux; Jennifer Dombrowski; Luxe Adventure Traveler

Go beyond Bordeaux with these best wine destinations from Italy’s Prosecco Road to the Cape Winelands for your next wine-fueled trip.

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Portugal’s Douro Is the Next Big River Cruising Destination; Janice Wald Henderson; Janice Wald Henderson; Conde Nast Travel

A series of new ships have changed the landscape for traveling Portugal’s famous wine region starting this year.

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Discover the oldest universities In Europe; Break.com

The oldest leading universities in Europe are not only characterized by education but also cultural and feature high national history. This beautiful and unique architectural touch is an indisputable feature when mentioning these universities.

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5 Things to Do in Lisbon (Major Highlights You Shouldn’t Miss); Megan & Mike Jerrard; Mapping Megan

There are many fascinating things to do in Lisbon, though don’t miss these five highlights. You’ll be disappointed if you do!

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3 Reasons For Visiting Porto In Portugal; Anne Sewell; The Global Dispatch

Porto lies on the coast in northwest Portugal and is rightfully famous for its port wine production, but the city is also known for beautiful…

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10 reasons you should visit the Azores; Wanderlust

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The biennial refurbishing a Unesco World Heritage city one building at a time; Jose da Silva; Art Newspaper

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Lithium mines ‘would threaten quality of Douro world heritage wines’; Natasha Donn; Portugal Resident

Lithium mines ‘would threaten quality of Douro world heritage wines’. Environmental NGO Quercus explains ‘the government’s assurances are hollow’.

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Petra Shepherd discovers the charms of Northern Portugal; About My Generation

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10 Reasons to Visit This Volcanic Island That’s Obsessed With Cows; Devorah Lev-Tov; Fodor’s

The Azores—an archipelago composed of nine volcanic islands by Portugal—has spectacular natural wonders, a fascinating history, a culture all its own and, most importantly, happy cows. Located in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, about 1,000 miles from Lisbon, the Azores Island of Terceira is known for having more cows than people.

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10 reasons why travelers are flocking to Portugal; Gina Birch; USA Today

Portugal is the current hot spot for anyone with wanderlust. But perhaps the best part is that you can experience it without breaking the bank. It really is the total travel package.

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From Lisbon: Sintra Highlights Full-Day Tour; Get Your Guide

Leave Lisbon behind and spend the day in Sintra. Marvel at the stunning landscape and discover some of the grandest and most beautiful buildings in Europe.

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What Does The Most Accessible Country In The World Offer?; Sahana Iyer; Outlook India

These attractions of Portugal are a must-see!

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Portugal’s Latest ‘It’ City: Tomar; Shivani Vora; Forbes

Why this central Portuguese city should definitely be a stop on your next European expedition.

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