A holiday in Portugal is the right choice if you love nature, tranquility, good food and culture. Lisbon
is the capital of Portugal and is full of historical culture and architecture. For example Vasco da Gama is buried in the beautiful cemetery Torroella de Belem at the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos monastery. Baixa is the 'lower town' and the center of Lisbon. Here you will find the main square of the city Rossio. In the Bairro Alto district you can visit restaurants and enjoy the nightlife. Alfama is an old neighborhood with steep streets, stairways and alleys. In the Fado Houses in this district you can still find the original dances as also you will often see them in intimate restaurants with traditional dishes.
Explore the beautiful country of Portugal A holiday in Portugal has much to offer. In addition to the nature with the mountains and the coast, you can visit beautiful museums. A few well-known museums are the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga - important art museum with works by Northern European painters, the Calouse Gulbenkian museum of Centro de Arte Moderna, with international art. Visit the city of Coimbra with the fantastic baroque library and the oldest university. If you want to actively enjoying the nature, you can choose an adventure in the mountains with rafting and abseiling, water sports like sailing and canoe surfing on the coast or explore the area on a bike or with a nice walk .
The Portuguese coast is fantastic The Atlantic Coast is a wonderful destination for your holiday in Portugal. There are beautiful beaches on the coast, as in Albufeira. Keep in mind that the many beaches and rocky coastline are popular and crowded. A walk on the beach offers plenty of relaxation and the old town is worth a visit. Carvoeiro has famous cliffs and beaches. You can find also intimate beaches and quiet places for romance and coziness. At Villa Moura there is a marina and golf courses and of course there is a beach also. The Costa Verde
is a wonderful place to spend your vacation. Depending on the wind, waves and the weather, you can always enjoy the beach and water sports. In southern Portugal there are 200km of sandy beaches, including the Algarve. Or enjoy a nice island vacation on the Azores
. There is never enough time to spend in Portugal.