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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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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