Portugal is the country next to Spain and is nestled in the Iberian Peninsula off the Mediterranean Sea. Along with its neighbour Spain, it is a favourite holiday destination of the British thanks to its many sandy beaches and pleasing climate.
Portugal holidays are great for anyone who wants a holiday in the sun with lots of activities and culture. They are perfect for family holidays, romantic getaways and even holidays with mates as there is so much variety on offer.
Where to Go?
There are many top holiday destinations in Portugal which are perfect for tourists at any time of the year. One of the most popular destinations for Portugal holidays is Lagos. This small town is one of the most beautiful in Portugal and natural lovers will adore a stay there. As will party goers who will find much to enjoy in the many pubs, clubs and discos.
Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and a fantastic place to spend some time. It is a metropolitan city with something to offer everyone. If you are a culture vulture, then it is the place for you with its many museums and heritage sites which are simply brimming with history.
Lisbon is also a paradise for food fans who can enjoy fine cheese and famous port in one of the many traditional restaurants, where you can also heat traditional Fado music and mingle with the locals. It is also a great place to pick up hand crafted bargains and fresh foods from one of the many markets.
Faro is the capital of the popular Algarve region and home to the main airport of that region. It is very popular with tourists who love the distinct Portuguese feel of the quaint resort town which is filled with fabulous cafes, restaurants and bars serving up fresh fish and fine traditional cuisines.
The Medieval quarters are great for culture and history fans and the many beaches in the area provide the perfect place for sun worshippers to relax with a good book and a cool drink as they watch the world go by.