This fishing town is one of Portugal’s most famous. With its sweeping, crescent-shaped beach, it’s no wonder why tourists flock to the resorts here in the summer months.
Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and is the main gateway to the north of the country. The city is located in a splendid geographical location - at the mouth of the Douro river. It is a waterfront city with a beautiful river running through it.
Small white houses line the cobbled lanes, each leading to the fishing harbor. This quintessential Portuguese fishing village looks like it’s stuck in the 19th century. The slow moving, small town feel is infectious.
Sagres is secluded, exciting and unique. This small village is located at the very western tip of the Algarve peninsula, and boasts an incredibly dramatic landscape.
It’s impossible to visit Santa Maria and not fall in love with this charming little island. The island’s green fields are home to a smattering of small, but undeniably charming villages. The beaches here are the best in the Azores, with a variety of coves and tidal pools for relaxing.
Nature lovers can find their haven in Sao Miguel, the largest and most populous island in the Azores. The scenery here is truly stunning. Enormous volcanic craters cradle pristine lakes in the mountains.
Nestled in the foothills of the Portuguese mountain ridge lies a dream of a town, once a royal hideaway, Sintra. The 19th-century saw this town bloom, and now it serves as a window into local culture and history.
The Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast National Park is a 100 km long stretch of preserved coastline that reaches from Porto Covo to Burgau. This coast is among the most beautiful in the world, with stark cliffsides, sandy coves, and sweeping beaches.
Terceira Island is the third largest and second most populated island of the Azores. Angra do Heroismo, the island’s largest city, is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its 17th century architecture and its cobbled streets.
With Faro’s beautiful marina, manicured lawns and parks, and a historic old town that’s bursting with charm and character, you’ll soon see why more and more people are deciding to stay.
Évora is the inevitable reference point for anyone coming to the Alentejo region in Portugal. One of the most beautifully preserved medieval towns in the country, the city boasts an impressive architectural, artistic, and historical heritage.
This enchanting valley is characterized by its magical vintage wineries, incredible vistas, and tranquil atmosphere. A UNESCO heritage site since 2001, there is definitely no shortage of reasons to travel to the Douro Valley.
Drawing similarities from Venice, the small city of Aveiro (just south of popular Porto), is made up of an intricate network of canals and waterways on which the city is built.
Cascais (kush-kaish) was a no-name fishing village until King Luís came here as his summer getaway in 1870. People have flocked here ever since, bringing with them ornate 19th century houses and beautiful resorts.
Get ready to explore a city steeped in culture, bustling energy and a glorious history. This is Coimbra. A small city two hours north of Lisbon, it was once the country’s capital and is home to the oldest and most prestigious university in Portuga
This stunning spot is a true hidden gem. Seemingly worlds away, yet only a short flight from the major European capitals, Madeira is the ideal destination for anyone who wants a good balance of relaxation and exploration.
Set in the middle of the Atlantic, the Azores is a Portuguese archipelago, consisting of nine gorgeous volcanic islands. At the heart of the Azores lies Faial, an island seasonally bordered with richly blue-tinted hydrangea plant hedges, hence its nickname - the “Blue Island”.
Sandstone bluffs guard the scenic coastline here, and cradle an array of sandy coves. In addition to the hidden ones tucked away in the cliffs, Lagos also offers sweeping, resort-laden beaches with every water sport imaginable.
This beautiful city, built on top of 7 hills, overlooks the glimmering Tagus River. Blessed with sunshine all year round, this destination is perfect at any time of the year, but it is definitely a summer favorite
Comporta is a small village on the Troía peninsula, perched at the heel of the peninsula and South of the Sado Estuary. It is a lovely village sandwiched between dense pine forests and the Atlantic Ocean.