Portugal Holidays

Portugal is located in Southern Europe and is a country which is very rich and unique in its culture, cities and also the amazing countryside. The country was one of the poorest in Europe when it was under dictatorship. But now, the growth process has speeded up to a good pace and the country is a part of the European Union and fast approaching the standards. For travellers, a complete package is in store during their holiday Portugal. With such an important role in world history that Portugal played in defining world history, there is simply a lot of history too which can be explored once travellers visit Portugal.

Famous Portugal Holidays Attraction

Lisbon is the ‘City of Seven Hills’ as it is popularly called and also the capital of the country. “Venice of the Portugal” which is Aveiro is also a place which is simply not to be missed. Coimbra, Evora, Funchal, Porto, Viseu, etc are some cities that are not to be missed. Other places of interest to travellers during holiday Portugal include Praia D’El Rey, Penada-Geres National Park, Douro & Coa, Sintra, Serra de Estrela, Pinhel, Guarda, Monsanto, Lamego, Chaves, etc.

Top Portugal Holidays Beaches and Hotels

There are many beautiful beaches in Portugal. The most beautiful is considered to be the sandy beach Ilha de Tavira. Also, the other amazing beaches include one east of Faro where the terrain is slightly ochre and rocky. Also, there are beaches like Dona Ana in Lagos, Senhora da Rocha near Armacao de Pera and Sao Rafael at Albufeira. Also, the still peculiar beach at Nazare is also very popular amongst tourists due to its maintained character. Portinho da Arrábida which lies near Setubal is also popular for its white sand.

There are numerous hotels in Portugal which provide great stay during holiday Portugal. These include the Plaza Hotel Lisbon, Lisbon Marriot Hotel, Avenida Palace Hotel, Bessa Hotel Porto, Sheraton Hotel Porto, Le Meridian, Rocamar Hotel in Albufeira. California Hotel, De Aldela etc.

Shopping Places for Portugal Holidays Traveller

To shop in Portugal is a pleasure for travellers on holiday Portugal. Alentejo is just the right place to be when you wish to shop for souvenirs. Here, you can obtain stuff in Shepherd’s art in wood, corn and horn objects. Madeira also has a good place to shop for souvenirs. Glazed tiles and objects made from it can be bought. Porto sweet wine is also something travellers can’t and should not miss when on holiday Portugal.

The travellers who come to explore Portugal are simply taken by awe with the history and culture of the place. The speed of growth is also marvellous considering that until recently, the country was under an immense stagnation and crises of dictatorship.