Portugal Itinerary 14 Days

Portugal Itinerary 14 Days

Beautiful scenery, superb surfing beaches, lively metropolis and stunning hinterland mountains, lush green parks, and waterfalls – the list of reasons why you should visit Portugal is limitless. There is so much to do in Portugal that you could easily spend several weeks there. But what places should you visit in Portugal if you don’t have much … Read more

Best Places to Visit in Northern Portugal

Best Places to Visit in Northern Portugal

Portugal has quickly become one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. Portugal has so much more to offer than its golden, sandy beaches in the Algarve and beautiful tiles in Lisbon. Most visitors are taken aback by the green northern section of Portugal, in particular. Indeed, the Porto area, Douro Valley, and … Read more

North Portugal Itinerary: 10 Days From Aveiro to Porto

North Portugal Itinerary_ 10 Days From Aveiro to Porto

North Portugal is characterised by lush rolling scenery and vibrant towns and cities. Lesser visited than its southern counterpart, the region has a lot to offer those seeking a quieter but equally attractive alternative. The area’s main city is Porto, known for its wine-making heritage and picturesque riverside locale.  Explore beyond this bustling coastal city, … Read more

10 Day Portugal Itinerary

10 Day Portugal Itinerary

Here’s how to get the best out of 10 days in Portugal, ranging from the big-cities to the coasts. I hope that you enjoy this 10 Day Portugal Itinerary which covers Porto, Lisbon and the Algarve. The Perfect 10 Day Portugal Itinerary Day 1: Fly into porto Take the rest of the easy by fighting … Read more

Madeira Itinerary

Madeira Itinerary

Often overlooked in favour of the sun-bleached mainland or the breathtaking beauty of the Azores, Madeira could be Portugal’s best-kept secret. The autonomous archipelago can be found scattered many miles off the coast of Morocco. It boasts a subtropical climate and exotic, Jurassic Park-style scenery, with lush green volcanic cliffs rising from azure waters in … Read more

One day in Evora

So you want to spend one day in Evora? I can tell you that it is totally worth it! This is a fantastic day trip from Lisbon especially if you are interested in religion and history. It’s also great to get out of the big cities and travel through the Alentejo region. I did a … Read more

Top 7 Day Trips From Porto

Top 5 Day Trips From Porto

Porto is a beautiful, hilly city on the banks of the Douro River in the north of Portugal. Its historic old town is recognised as a World Heritage Site, and – as you can probably tell from the name – Porto is the city that gave the world port wine (and the country its name). … Read more

Best Hikes in Portugal

Best Hikes in Portugal

Portugal stands out amongst European countries for its vast array of spectacular hiking opportunities. Considering the size of Portugal compared to neighbouring France and Spain, out-and-about nature lovers are spoilt for choice here. Today’s article highlights the best hikes in Portugal on both the mainland and the islands. The Best Southern Portugal Hikes  Via Algarviana … Read more

One day in Coimbra

In the heart of Portugal looking over the Mondego river is the beautiful yet often overlooked city of Coimbra. The University city of Coimbra is often neglected in favour of the bigger cities such as Porto and Lisbon. But did you know that you can easily spend one day in Coimbra as a day trip … Read more

Hiking in Sintra

Hiking in Sintra

A stone’s throw from Lisbon, Sintra is a traditional Portuguese village built into the hills of the Serra de Sintra. Hiking is Sintra is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike. Charging out of the deep green hill, like a tall yellow flame, is the Palacio Nacional da Pena, one of the most beautiful palaces … Read more