You see, Portugal is on a peninsula, which means that in a space the size of Indiana you find a dramatically changing landscape, micro-climates,and flora
This country inn set in the Northern town of Vila Nova de Cerveira (Minho), the San Payo Convent is housed in a former Franciscan monastery.
The Toada de Portalegre
Portugal is easy to get to – with non-stops from Boston, Newark, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Miami, and Oakland. Most flights go right to Lisbon, but some do go to Porto and the Azores. But once you get there, domestic flights let you get around Portugal – and Europe. So here is a quick guide to the top 5 Portuguese airports
The third Parques de Sintra World Travel Award joins the other honours already attributed to the company in recognition of the quality of the work undertaken in recovering and restoring the parks and monuments under its management.
The southwestern most point in Europe is Sagres, in the Algarve. The Ponta de Sagres is derived from the Latin, Promontorium Sacrum ‘Holy Promontory, and is a few miles from Cabo de São Vicente - Cape St. Vincent, the southwestern most tip of Europe.
Old Man of the Restelo
Sea, sun and sand mark Portugal’s Algarve Region and have made it a favorite vacation destination for millions of Europeans. The climate and topography also make the Algarve Region the perfect setting for some of the finest golf courses in the world (30, at last count), while its beaches and picturesque villages provide a diversion from the greens when necessary.
The amazing Tower of Dornes is located in the tiny quaint Village of Dornes, Ferreira do Zêzere, in Portugal. The ancient tower may have been built on Roman tower attributed to Sertório, Roman general of c. 72 A.C.E. It is in a rare pentagonal water tower in stone and masonry, on a small peninsula on the Zêzere River.
The world’s best soccer player, Cristiano Ronaldo, and the largest International Portuguese hotel group Pestana, have announced a joint partnership to launch four new boutique hotels.