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PORTUGAL

A captivating blend of history, coastline, and culture nestled in the heart of Europe.

Portugal Attractions

Lisbon

Lisbon

Lisbon is a captivating coastal city and the vibrant capital of Portugal, known for its picturesque cobbled streets, colourful buildings, and rich cultural heritage, offering a delightful fusion of history, art, and modern charm.

Madeira

Madeira

Madeira is a stunning archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean, known for its lush landscapes, rugged coastline, and subtropical climate, providing a haven for nature lovers, outdoor adventurers, and those seeking a peaceful and enchanting escape.

Porto

Porto

Porto, also known as Oporto, is a captivating city located in northern Portugal, renowned for its historic charm, picturesque riverside setting, and being the birthplace of port wine. With its stunning bridges, colorful houses, and a lively atmosphere, Porto offers a delightful mix of old-world charm and modern vibrancy, making it a must-visit destination for travellers seeking rich cultural experiences and culinary delights.

Sintra

Sintra

Sintra is a fairytale-like town nestled in the hills of Portugal, just a short distance from Lisbon. Renowned for its romantic and enchanting atmosphere, Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that captivates visitors with its lush greenery, historic palaces, and magical architecture.

Braga

Braga

Braga is a charming city located in northern Portugal, known for its rich history, religious heritage, and vibrant cultural scene. Often referred to as the "Baroque Capital" of Portugal, Braga boasts stunning churches, ornate architecture, and beautiful plazas that showcase its historical significance.

Aveiro

Aveiro

Aveiro is a picturesque coastal city located in central Portugal, often referred to as the "Venice of Portugal" due to its charming canals, colourful boats, and historic architecture. The city's maritime heritage is evident throughout, as it was once a prominent port and fishing town.

Pena Palace

Pena Palace

Pena Palace, also known as Palácio da Pena, is an enchanting and colourful palace located in Sintra, Portugal. Perched high on a hilltop, it is one of Portugal's most iconic landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

MAAT Museum

MAAT Museum

MAAT (Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) is a contemporary cultural institution located in Lisbon, Portugal. It is dedicated to promoting and showcasing art, architecture, and technology through a diverse range of exhibitions, events, and educational programs.

Belem Tower

Belem Tower

Belém Tower, also known as Torre de Belém, is an iconic fortress and historical monument located in the Belem district of Lisbon, Portugal. It holds significant historical and cultural importance and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Fatima Sanctuary

Fatima Sanctuary

The Fatima Sanctuary, also known as the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima, is a renowned Catholic pilgrimage site located in Fatima, Portugal. It holds significant religious importance as it is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and it is one of the most visited Marian shrines in the world.

Sintra National Palace

Sintra National Palace

Sintra Palace, also known as Palácio Nacional de Sintra, is a historic and majestic palace located in the heart of Sintra, Portugal. It is one of the oldest and most significant palaces in the country, with a history dating back to the early Middle Ages.

The Azores

The Azores

The Azores is a captivating and remote archipelago located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 1,500 kilometres west of Portugal. It is an autonomous region of Portugal and consists of nine volcanic islands, each with its unique charm and natural beauty.

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Best Time To travel

Spring Season - March to May

Spring is a fantastic time to visit Portugal as the weather is pleasant, and the landscapes are lush and blooming with flowers. It's an ideal time for sightseeing, exploring cities, and outdoor activities.

Summer Season - June to August

This is the peak tourist season and popular tourist spots can be crowded, and accommodation prices might be higher.

Winter Season - December to February

It is a low tourist season and a great time for budget travellers, and you can still explore cities, enjoy cultural experiences, and even go skiing in the Serra da Estrela mountains.

Tip:

The best time to visit Portugal depends on your interests, preferred activities, and tolerance for crowds and weather conditions.

Currency

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Time Zone

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+1)

 

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