The Algarve – Portugal

Vila Sol Resort, Vilamoura

More than Sun, Sand and Sea: The Algarve is noted for its stretches of beautiful beaches and with 280 days of sunshine in the year, this is one of the favourite holiday destinations for Europeans seeking a beach holiday or just time to chill out.  The Algarve coastline is very varied and along its 200-kilometer […]

Faro Airport – Faro Transfers

Faro Airport Transfer

Getting to and from Faro Airport: Faro Airport is the gateway to the Algarve and is situated just 4 km from the centre of Faro. This modern airport is very busy in the summer months as it serves the entire coastal area of Portugal’s southern-most province. Apart from the mainstream carriers, several budget airlines like […]

Travel to Portugal

The 16th century Belém Tower, the ceremonial gateway to Lisbon

Travel to Portugal for one of Europe’s hidden tour gems! It may be a small country, but travel to Portugal has a lot going for it given the nation’s long and colourful history, varied landscape of fine beaches, sweeping golden plains and green, often mountainous, river valleys and fascinating mix of lifestyles and traditions. It’s […]

Shopping in Portugal – Portugal Holidays

Azulejos - Painted Ceramic Tiles

Shopping in Portugal needn’t break your bank! Portugal is a country where handicraft is very much alive and here you’ll be able to buy souvenirs that are practical, rather than ones that collect dust on your mantelpiece.  Traditional craftwork such as lace, rugs, ceramics, copperware, wicker, pottery, hand-knitted clothing, ceramics and copper dishes and intricate […]

Tour Routes in Portugal

Monument to the Discoveries (Padrao dos Descobrimentos)

Suggested Tour Routes to see the best destinations in Portugal Portugal is quite compact and easy to travel around. However, most widely sold tour offerings combine it with Spain, and a few even add Morocco. This means you get to see Fatima, Lisbon and not much else. But there are some “purely Portugal” tours available […]