ABOUT PORTUGAL


Famous for its delicious port wine, beautiful blue tiles (azulejos), and welcoming hospitality, Portugal will ensnare you with its charm and leave you wanting more. From its stunning beaches and rocky cliffs along the coast to the undulating hills in the Douro Valley wine region, Portugal's landscapes will take your breath away. As you travel around this relatively small country, you'll be immersed in Portugal's rich and long history. Art lovers will enjoy visiting the galleries and museums in Lisbon as well as the hundreds of churches around the country. Foodies will love trying some of Portugal's iconic dishes, such as the pastel de nata (egg custard tart), the Francesinha sandwich in Porto, as well as sampling the amazing array of fresh seafood. 


PORTUGAL POSTS

April 20, 2024

A majestic city rising up from the Mondego River, Coimbra is a not only picturesque, but has a rich history and cultural importance in Portugal. You may have stumbled across this article by wondering, is Coimbra worth visiting? My answer is, absolutely! During our trip, I fell in love with this charming city. In this article, I’ll share a few reasons why I think you visit Coimbra. Plus, I’ve included our full 1-day itinerary in Coimbra for inspiration.

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Coimbra, Portugal

April 2, 2024

The Douro Valley, with its beautiful vineyard-terraced hills cradling the winding Douro River, is a magnificent gem in Portugal. Most visitors are drawn to this area for the delicious wine and port produced in the region. However, driving through this incredible landscape, you’ll be in awe of the views and fall in love with its charming villages as well. In this article, I’ll share tips for planning a trip to the Douro Valley, as well as a sample itinerary to give you ideas for your next holiday.

How to Plan an Unforgettable Trip to the Douro Valley

March 8, 2024

For port wine enthusiasts, spending a couple of days in beautiful Porto is a must on a trip to Portugal. This charming, medieval city looks like it’s straight out of a fairy tale and boasts stunning architecture, delicious cuisine, and of course, lots of port wine. Even if you don’t drink port, I believe this lovely city will captivate you. In this article, I’ll share some of the wonderful things you can do for 2 fun-filled days in Porto.

2 Days in Porto – A Complete Itinerary

January 15, 2024

When visiting Portugal, Lisbon should be at the top of your list of places to see. With a rich history, plus stunning architecture and tilework, charming alleyways, and gorgeous viewpoints around the city, it’s an aesthetically lovely place. Its delicious gastronomy and welcoming atmosphere further enhance the city’s appeal and made it a fantastic place to spend a few days. In this article, I’ll walk you through our Lisbon itinerary and give plenty of food and drink recommendations to inspire you.

4 Days in Lisbon, Portugal – A Complete Itinerary

November 1, 2023

When I sat down to plan a fairly last-minute trip to Portugal this summer, I didn’t realize it had become such a popular destination. With its incredible architecture and tiled buildings, gorgeous beaches, and stunning wine country, it’s easy to see why people are drawn to the country. In this article, I’ll share some tips that I picked up while planning a trip to Portugal as well as what we learned once we got there. Hopefully, they will help you as you plan your next trip.

How to Plan an Amazing Trip to Portugal

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