Portugal Travel Guide

Portugal is a true less known gem of Europe. It surprised us time and again and exceeded all our expectations. If you are planning a trip to Portugal and not sure where to go and how to plan your trip, this guide will help you plan a perfect trip. Find out!

Our first introduction to Portugal was an island hopping trip in the Azores, years before we even started this blog. These little islands hidden in the middle of the Atlantic were still very much undiscovered to the big crowds at that time. It’s one of the most authentic locations we have visited in Europe.

Many years have passed until we finally decided to visit mainland Portugal as well. We booked the flights to Lisbon and made a 10-day road trip through Central Portugal. We were completely blown away! Every town, every village we visited was so lovely and each completely different from another. We never realized that Portugal had so much more to offer than a city break in Lisbon or Porto or a beach vacation in Algarve…

Talking about which. The moment we returned back home from our road trip, we knew we wanted to go back and explore more of Portugal. So we immediately booked the flights for next year and went back again.

This time we decided to visit the island of Madeira. At the same time we made just a short stopover in Algarve and Alentejo coast. Just long enough to get us planning yet another trip to the region… 

It’s safe to say that Portugal truly captured our hearts. It has all of the ingredients for an unforgettable vacation for any type of traveler. Whether you are looking for history, architecture, food, local traditions, or beach and outdoors – Portugal has it all.

Below you can find an overview of our blog posts about some of our most recent travel experiences in Portugal. It’s not a complete guide to Portugal, but it should give you plenty of ideas about the best places to see and the best things to do in various regions of Portugal. Find out!

Benagil cave in Algarve Portugal
Bussaco Palace Hotel at Mata do Bucaco Portugal
Bussaco Palace Hotel
Ponta do Furado viewpoint at Ponta de São Lourenco hike in Madeira
Ponta do Furado viewpoint

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Portugal Travel Tips & Destination Guides

Mainland Portugal

Madeira

 

Plan Your Trip to Portugal

Accommodation in Portugal

Car Rental in Portugal

Flying to Portugal

There are many international flight carriers flying directly to Portugal and you can find the best flight deals by searching on the most popular flight comparison sites.

If you are looking for flights to Madeira, the Azores, but also for flights to Portugal from abroad, it’s usually best to check flyTAP website. TAP Air Portugal is the main airline in the country offering the best selection of flights to all Portuguese destinations.

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Travel guide for visiting Portugal