Portugal is located on the west coast of Europe and borders Spain on one side and the Atlantic ocean on the other. From the charming streets of Lisbon to the picturesque beaches of the Algarve, Portugal offers a wide variety of places to enjoy.
Indulge in fresh seafood, sample world-class wines, and soak up the vibrant energy of cities like Porto and Coimbra. Or, escape to the countryside and explore historic villages, colourful castles, and rugged coastlines.
Head on a journey to discover the country’s history, indulge in delicious cuisine, and soak up the warm Mediterranean sun on some of the most picturesque beaches in the world. With its friendly locals, breathtaking scenery, and world-class attractions, Portugal is a must-visit destination for any travellers.
Read some of our Portugal travel articles below for inspiration on places to visit, tips and more to help you plan your trip. You can find yourself a top hotel using our accommodation map and also discover some fun and exciting activities that you may like on your trip.
So start planning your Portuguese trip and discover the highlights waiting for you in this country.
Articles, tips and inspiration on Portugal
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Portugal hotel map and accommodation
Find your perfect Portugal accommodation using this interactive map. You can search for both hotels and apartments. Use the filters to adjust your search.
Note: Please wait a moment for the map to load as well as the suggestions of places to stay. Sometimes you may also have to just move the map slightly or zoom into your desired location to see additional properties which are available.
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Top tours and activities in Portugal
Here are some of the best activities that you may like for Portugal. These are provided through our partners. You can also use the blue-button a little below where you can be more specific with your search, including adding your dates, filtering by type of tour and many more options.
Portugal guided and specialist tours
For longer and more specialist tours and complete with multi-day itineraries, then consider checking out G Adventures which are highly regarded. With G Adventures you can find small group tours with local guides and the company is based around having a good impact on local communities.
Here are some package holiday providers. Package holidays can normally include flights, accommodation and transfers and sometimes meals too. The providers below are mainly for those travelling from the UK.
Read Best Companies to Book Summer and Beach Holidays From the UK to read more and for additional options.
Below are services for finding transport. You can start searching for flights through a site such as Skyscanner.
Here are some other services that can help you get around, such as by using trains, buses and cars.
- Omio - Perfect for helping you search across providers for trains and buses
- Trainline - Another provider that'll help you to search across providers for trains
- Interrail (European residents) or Eurail (non-European residents) - For a rail card to use across Europe
- Flixbus - For bus travel across Europe
- RentalCars - For car hire
5 top reasons to book a trip to Portugal
Why should you book a trip and visit Portugal? Here are some top reasons:
- To explore the fantastic cities including Lisbon and Porto.
- For the beaches and impressive coast along the Algarve.
- To see the stunning Pena Palace in Sintra.
- For the delicious Pastéis de Nata (Egg Custard Tarts).
- To marvel at the traditional tiled architecture and facades.
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