Lisbon, Portugal has been named Best Leisure Destination in Europe. By Global Traveler at its sixth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards at a reception in Los Angeles today. Global Traveler is the only monthly magazine for business and leisure luxury travelers.
May 6, 2018 - May 12, 2018
While Portugal's culinary scene doesn’t get as much attention as its neighbor Spain, insiders believe Portuguese food rivals that of its Iberian counterpart. There are certainly some delicious dishes and foods in Portugal, so if you spot any of these on the menu, give them a try, you won’t regret it. New-York-based travel company AllTheRooms has rounded up the top seven Portuguese dishes, from a chicken marinade dating back to the colonial era, through to incredible fish dishes
During the Fish Festival in Lisbon, the patanisca made at the D'Bacalhau restaurant was nominated by the jury as the best patanisca in town. Competing against 9 more restaurants, D'Bacalhau climbed from the last years' third position in the rank.
On the top of a hill you can not miss the 5k fortress that embraces the city of Valença and pronounces its History. A city by the Minho river, that marks a natural border with Spain, it was a place of political and strategic importance in the early 13th century. It was built under the King Sancho I rule due to his military aspirations of conquering territories in Galicia and is now home for pilgrims and visitors form all over the world.