Things to do in the Douro Valley Portugal; Ann Kelly; Wandering Carol

Here are 5 great reasons to visit the Douro Valley in Portugal in fall, from wine tours and golden autumn views to river cruises to scenic train rides.

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The 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites and why you should visit them; Rachel Button; Matador Network

Broaden your travel horizon.

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Portugal: Top 5 sightseeing attractions in Sintra you must visit; Pallavi Mehra; Architectural Digest

From its surreal beaches and dazzling palaces to its vibrant old town centre and exotic gardens, Sintra in Portugal has a lot to offer…

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Douro Valley: 10 Reasons This Is the Magical Portugal Trip You Need to Take, Stat; Pure Wow

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Spain, Portugal and the River of Gold, Part 2; Anita Lawrence; Sun Lakes Life

North to Porto, Portugal…

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Douro River Cruise 2020 Pricing Charts; Tamera Trexler; River Cruise Advisor

River Cruise Advisor compares prices and what’s included for seven cruise lines operating Douro River Cruises 2020. The charts reflect cabin upgrades, what is not included and incentives offered in the summer and autumn seasons.

Source: Douro River Cruise 2020 Pricing Charts – River Cruise Advisor

Spain and Portugal,­ Part 1; Anita Lawrence; Sun Lakes Life

Anita Lawrence’s latest travel adventure took her to Spain and Portugal, two countries she has had on her radar for quite some time. The first two weeks of the trip was…

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An encounter with Coimbra; Konstantin Arnold; Deutsche Welle

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Why the Lisbon Coast Is Europe’s Next Hot Spot; Sharon McDonnell; The Points Guy

Portugal swept the World Travel Awards in 2019, snagging the title of Europe’s Leading Travel Destination for the third year in a row and capturing 39 wins in all. Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, was named the top city break destination — the place to go for a short European holiday or long weekend break. With more …

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Visit Sintra (Parques de Sintra): the Perfect Day Trip from Lisbon; Christina; Christina’s Cucina

If you go to Lisbon, you truly should visit Sintra National Park. It’s the perfect day trip from the city, but you very well may want to stay much longer!

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Sintra on a Sunday; Suzanne; Take To The Highway

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Mafra Palace and Braga Sanctuary voted UNESCO world heritage sites; Natasha Donn; Portugal Resident

Mafra Palace and Braga Sanctuary voted UNESCO world heritage sites. There are those who say both should have been recognised years ago.

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Day Trip to Belém; Take To The Highway

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A Pastry Chef’s Guide to Lisbon; Trupti Rami; NY Magazine

Experimental cocktails, secret-recipe pastéis de nata, and a tile museum.

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Seven Places to Retire in Portugal for Under $30,000 per Year; International Living

The most affordable country in Western Europe…Read on to discover 7 spots in Portugal where the cost of living is low and the quality of life is high:

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The Madeira Islands have hiking, biking, lush topography, and — of course — great wine; Heidi Mitchell; Travel + Leisure

Portugal’s ever-growing popularity is leading in-the-know travelers to look outside the mainland. With a slew of new spots on the horizon, this little…

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Portugal With Kids – Discover Top Places And Things To Do; Anke; Fun traveling with kids

Discover the top places and things to do in Portugal With Kids according to (family) travel bloggers. Explore Madeira, Tereica Island with its lava rock pools or feel like Cinderella at Pena Palace.

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Portugal is the new hot travel destination. Here’s why; Leora Arnowitz; USA Today

Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, has been popping up lately as a hot travel destination – and with good reason.

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In conversation with a Globe and Mail cruise enthusiast; Globe & Mail

Globe reader Dr. Frances Shepherd explains why she signed up for not one, but three cruises with The Globe and Mail. Learn more at GlobeandMailCruises.com

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Porto Portugal and Coimbra for a Day; NR Venkatesh; GoNOMAD Travel

Porto, Portugal and Coimbra: A visit to this lively city on the Douro river, made famous for its port wines, and a stop in the University town of Coimbra.

Source: Porto Portugal and Coimbra for a Day – GoNOMAD Travel