Portugal is the ideal destination for those who want to spend some quality time in one of Europe's most popular vacationing places. To start with, everyone is sure to enjoy amenities like swimming pools, play areas for children, sports fields, bicycle rental service, grilling facilities and more, all to be found at the holiday parks in Portugal. Spend a day of outdoor adventure here, opt for sporting activities in the Serra da Estrela, an ideal place to go mountain climbing. In addition, the surroundings offer a beautiful setting for a hiking adventure and there is a network of more than 350 km of trails here, many along lakes and through lush river valleys. You can also try abseiling or take a challenging mountain bike tour through nature. In Linhares you can enjoy activities like paragliding, rafting on the Paiva River, and canyoning in the Serra da Arada or on the Alva River. Get ready for some true family adventure during your holiday in Portugal!
A hidden gem of the Old Continent
Holiday parks in Portugal have something to offer for holidaymakers of all ages - swimming pools, tennis courts, bicycles, barbecues, organized children's programs, and more. Looking for a little water sports action? Or perhaps the opportunity to bask in the sun? From Figueira da Foz to Praia da Barra, the 850-km-long coast of Portugal has a beach that's right for everyone. For example, you can enjoy a day of windsurfing at Palheirao, or just relax while sunbathing on the sandy beach surrounded by pine forests, ideal for a romantic escape for two. In some locations you can combine activities like swimming with walks through nature. In addition, the nature parks of Portugal are true hiking paradises. Take for example the Peneda Geres nature park. There is an ancient path here along summer pastures in the mountains that offers amazing scenery and a feeling of complete serenity. At Serra da Estrela, east of Coimbra, you can enjoy walking in the snow and the beautiful surroundings. Meanwhile, the Estuario do Sado nature reserve is a paradise for many species of birds, so don't forget to bring your binoculars. The Troja spa resort with its small harbor and the port city of Setubal are also quite unique and should not be missed.
A family holiday in Portugal
Holidays in Portugal are special in part because of the beautiful scenery, hospitable people and wide range of activities. Lisbon is one of the more popular destinations here, and for good reason. In addition to the wide range of cultural sites to discover, you'll find beautiful nature reserves along with lush parks and gardens, perfect for a relaxing day among nature. Go hiking with the family, then stop for a picnic lunch and relax and enjoy the beautiful setting. If you've come to Portugal for a romantic getaway, Amoreiras Garden is a beautiful example of a romantic garden - small but lovely. There's a beautiful fountain here as well that's lit in the evening. Furthermore, you'll find a bistro offering Portuguese pastries and sweets. Nothing more romantic than spending some really lovely moments with your loved one in the perfect setting that Portugal lays out for you. The Arpad Szenes Museum is located at the front of the garden, which was formerly a silk museum. Pamper yourself with a wonderful vacation in Portugal, it will surely be one to remember.