Portugal Trips - Tourist Information Hotels and Holiday Reservations
Situated along the Atlantic seacoast, Portugal is the country with the oldest national borderlines in Europe and most hours of sunshine on the continent. An old state once of discoverers which now invites you to discover it...and there’s much to be discovered in Portugal! The country offers an astonishing array of different experiences, magnificent landscapes and authentic and rich cultural heritage.
Due to its Southwestern location, Portugal is an important gateway to Europe for both Africa and America, plus that its 850 kilometers of seaboard composes the European Union largest exclusive economic zone. The country has rejoiced intense economic growth during the last thirty years and attracts more and more tourists each year.
Starting from the capital of Lisbon, Portugal fascinates with excellent gastronomy, nice climate and high diversity of tourist attractions & activities. Also the country boasts some of the most romantic areas in the world like the River Douro and Madeira and Azores islands.
Portugal also has very rich and varied heritage, ranging from the art works in the Côa valley, to the modern art in Oporto, Lisbon, Sintra and includes many World Heritage sites in UNESCO’s list. Portugal has unique architectural heritage such as the Manueline monuments, beautifully decorated azulejo tile façades and the works of famous architects, such as Souto Moura and Álvaro Siza.
Everywhere across the country from the mansion houses and estates in the North, historic stone villages in the Central Portugal and beautiful white houses in the Alentejo, visitors will be welcomed by warm and hospital people who will treat them like kings.
Useful Information About Portugal:
Capital of Portugal: Lisbon
Portugal Area: 92 270 km2
Population of Portugal: 10355824
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Portugal Tourist Attractions and Places of Interest:
Best Castles, Palaces & Historic Places in Portugal:
Castelo de São Jorge (the Alfama, Lisbon), Palace Hotel do Buçaco (Buçaco), Palácio Nacional de Queluz (near Lisbon), Castelo dos Mouros (Sintra), Palácio Nacional de Pena (Sintra).
Best Cathedrals in Portugal:
Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Belém), Convento da Ordem de Cristo (Tomar), Palácio Nacional de Mafra (Mafra), Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitória (Batalha), Mosteiro de Santa Maria (Alcobaça).
Recommended Museums to Visit in Portugal:
Museu da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon), Museu de Marinha (Lisbon), Museu Nacional dos Coches (Lisbon), Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (Lisbon).
Best Travel Experience of Portugal:
Horseback Riding Along the Coast, Heading "Beyond the Mountains", Appreciating Manueline Architecture, Berlenga Island, Visiting the Lost Continent of Atlantis.
The Best Beaches in Portugal:
Costa do Sol (Estoril Coast); Costa Verde; The Algarve; The Beiras.
Portugal UNESCO World Heritage List Inscribed Sites:
Laurisilva of Madeira, Historic Centre of Oporto, Cultural Landscape of Sintra,
Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley, Monastery of Batalha, Alto Douro Wine Region, Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon, Convent of Christ in Tomar, Historic Centre of Évora, Historic Centre of Guimarães, Landscape of the Pico Island, Vineyard Culture, Monastery of Alcobaça, Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores.
Properties on UNESCO Tentative List
Arrabida, Historic Centre of Santarem, ICNITOS de Dinossáurios, Town of Marvao and the craggy mountain on which it is located, Coimbra University, Fortifications of Elvas, Forest Park of the Discalced Carmelites Bucaco, Algar do Carvao, Ilhas Selvagens (Selvagens Islands), The Southwest Coast, Mafra Palace, Convent and Royal Hunting Park, Furna do Enxofre, Pombaline 'Baixa' or Downtown of Lisbon.
Regions in Portugal:
Alentejo and Ribatejo, Costa do Sol, Estremadura, Porto and Environs, South of the Tagus, The Algarve, The Beiras, The Minho.
Cities and resorts in Portugal we will provide with tourist information and hotel accommodation reservations:
Albufeira, Alcobaca, Algarve, Almancil, Aveiro, Azeitao, Barcelos, Batalha, Beja, Braga, Braganca, Bucaco, Caramulo, Cascais, Coimbra, Curia, Elvas, Ericeira, Espinho, Esposende, Estoril, Estremoz, Evora, Faro, Fatima, Figueira da Foz, Guimaraes, Guincho, Lagos, Leiria, Lisbon,
Luso, Nazare, Obidos, Ofir and Fao, Palmela, Portimao, Portinho da Arrabida, Porto, Porto Santo, Quarteira, Queluz, Sagres, Sesimbra, Setubal, Silves, Sintra, Tomar, Viana do Castelo,
Vila Nova de Milfontes, Vila Real, Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Vila do Conde, Viseu.
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