Portugal is an unexpected country with a lot to explore. Many of Portugal’s towns are not yet overwhelmed by mass tourism. Come with us and be the first one to discover Europe’s best-kept secret!
Romans, Visigoths, Moors and Christians left their mark on this small nation until it became an independent country in the 12th century. Portugal boasts of a splendorous past, in the 15th and 16th centuries it established the first global empire becoming one of the world’s major economic, political and military powers.
The historic legacy of Portugal is vast and in many towns you will have the chance of coming face to face with the past. Medieval towns, cathedrals, hilltop castles and fortress are the cultural treasures you will find wandering across the country.
Lisbon the heart of Portugal
The capital of the country, Lisbon suffered the deadliest earthquake in history however, it raised from the ashes and today is one of the most interesting cities in Europe. Portuguese worship culture above all and in Lisbon you will find a large number of theaters, galleries and concert halls, you can even find the oldest library in the world!
Lisbon is a city you will enjoy in 360º, from the colorful tiled houses to the beautiful black and white pavements made by the mestres calceteiros. Is the European capital with the best weather, perfect to visit it all year round!
Surprising monuments and landscapes
Perhaps for its location at the mercy of the cold Atlantic winds, Portugal has always had something mystical. For many centuries the Templars played an important role in the political and military life of the country, at the Castelo de Tomar we will help you to discover the long forgotten symbology of this powerful order.
In Evora you can find another amazing site: the spooky Capela dos Ossos and Sintra and its Quinta da Regaleira still holds many mysteries related to the secret Masonic society.
The country holds large regions where nature preserves its biodiversity and men’s activities coexist in perfect harmony. From the Serra da Estrela mountains to the surfer’s paradise beaches Portugal is a country that will surprise you!
Regarding gastronomy, we invite you to get lost in Porto vineyards, to wait your turn to taste the genuine Pastel do Belem and to enjoy one of the 365 ways Portuguese have to elaborate codfish.