Portugal is a country that absolutely everyone will enjoy, as it simply has something to suit all tastes. Excellent history, stunning medieval architecture, majestic castles, quaint cobblestone villages, vibrant and diverse cities, and not forgetting its incredible coastline!
This country has a fascinating history, with numerous civilisations claiming it for themselves from as early as 45 BC. It’s also home to sixteen UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and has a captivating atmosphere you’re certain to fall in love with when on a holiday to Portugal.
No Portugal holiday would be complete without taking a trip to the beach, as this country is famed for its white sand beaches and dramatic coastal cliffs. However, you would most definitely be missing out if you didn’t also explore its energetic cities and excellent towns. Lisbon, Portugal’s capital city, is an absolute must-visit, with its amazing Gothic architecture and wonderful scenery, while the Douro Valley’s picturesque scenery is just as mesmerising. This valley is known for its winemaking, being the home of port wine.
Attractions in Portugal
There are so many things to do in Portugal that you’re likely to be spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding how you’d like to spend your time while away. There’s something to suit everyone in this fantastic country - Lisbon is a paradise for culture vultures, while Porto is perfect for those after romantic cityscapes and amazing architecture. The alluring Algarve, on the other hand, would be the ultimate destination for sun-seekers and those after relaxing holidays spent enjoying sand, sea and sun.