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Quality Time in Portugal: Four ways to reconnect with Family and Friends

When we think about quality time, we think of spending time with friends and family in the perfect place. Well… That’s Portugal. From North to South to the islands, here are 4 ways for spending quality time together.

Rabelo boat at Douro river in Porto by Joao Paulo - T09AZH0B

A Cruise on the Douro River (Norte)

With three World Heritage Sites, the Douro Region is one of the most historic landscapes in Portugal. A 3-days packagein the Douro starts at 400€ a person and offers a unique experience: cruises, guided tours, typical delicacies, wine tasting, and more. Bring the family together, as kids up 3 years old are free of charge, and under 11 years only pay half price.

Music, Camping and Beach in Festival Sudoeste (Zambujeira do Mar)

Can you imagine camping near a sunny beach in the Alentejo plus concerts? Located on the Costa Vicentina, Herdade da Casa Branca has it all: For less than $110, you get a ticket to the four-days festival, camping and parking… From the 3rdto the 7thAugust, artists like Seu Jorge, Wiz Khalifa, Sia or Steve Aoki rock on. Ticketsor How to get there.

Natural Treasure Trails in Madeira (Ribeiro Frio)

Ribeiro Frio is a natural park located side in a steep valley surrounded by mountains. Here visitors can find a beautiful hike, a famous trout pond and levada trails. Along these footpaths, come a variety of trees and some rare birds. The trail is easy, and the view at the end sublime. And then dine on grilled trout!

Water and Wine in the Alentejo (Alqueva)

The Alqueva dam has much to offer: water ski, cruise the dam or ride a 100-years old Dutch sailboat. At the end of the day, you can rent floating in the Alqueva lake, renting a houseboat. A few miles north, in Reguengos de Monsaraz - considered the European Wine City in 2015 - you can visit wineries, go biking and kart ridding, bird watching, and have a family picnics.


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