Why this central Portuguese city should definitely be a stop on your next European expedition.
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.
The 29 new UNESCO World Heritage sites and why you should visit them; Rachel Button; Matador Network
Broaden your travel horizon.
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…
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!
Mafra Palace and Braga Sanctuary voted UNESCO world heritage sites. There are those who say both should have been recognised years ago.
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:
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…
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.
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.
Quickly becoming a travel hot spot, Portugal’s Azores Islands Sao Miguel and Terceira offer unparalleled views, eats, and hot springs, among other things.
You can see all the highlights of Porto in just 2 days. Here’s a look at the top things to do in Porto, Portugal in a weekend.
Do Portugal the right way for your interests.
A Portuguese Odyssey: Óbidos, Alcobaça, Batalha, Nazaré and Fatima; Renee S Gordon; The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
Lindsay’s trip to Portugal this past fall was simply unforgettable; the country is brimming with vibrant color and oozing with charm. She left wishing she had booked a longer trip. She concentrated most of her time in Porto and Lisbon, with a day trip to Sintra (and she plans to do separate posts for each of these stops as well as her layover day in Amsterdam soon).
When you think about a wine-lover’s dream vacation, several obvious destinations spring to mind—Burgundy, Bordeaux, Napa and Sonoma, Tuscany, or and Rioja. These regions are all rightly famous for their beautiful landscapes, luxe accommodations, fine dining, and, of course, delicious wines. The downside is that most of them are difficult to reach and are accompanied by hefty price tags, not to mention crowds of fellow imbibers.