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Portugal is a popular year round destination offering great variety so makes the perfect holiday destination for families, couples and solo travelers. You will find cities packed full of history, diverse landscapes and a rich culture, not forgetting there’s some excellent beaches here too.
Lisbon, the capital is a fantastic city break destination where you can explore the city by foot and wander around the Alfama area that is full of rich historic culture. Head to the Algarve area for a magnificent coastline of beautiful beaches and unspoilt areas. There’s lots of choice for activities here including watersports plus if you like to practice your swing, you’ll find a great selection of top class golf courses to challenge you.
Portugal is a fairly inexpensive destination so you’ll find great value for money for a country that has lots to offer any type of traveller. Enjoy the traditional menus of grilled fish and meat and make sure to sample the infamous dish, bacalhau – that’s a salted cod dish. Sip on a glass of traditional port and any wine lovers will be content with the selection of wines on offer here.
With a pleasant climate all year through, Portugal certainly comes high on the list for a perfect winter sun getaway and if you’re traveling during summer periods expect warm temperatures.