Portugal Travel Tips

Lisbon UNESCO Sights

By Viator, September 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 177 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lovely Lisbon has two UNESCO World Heritage listed sights; the landmark Belém Tower is the symbol of Portugal’s 16th-century maritime power and perches on the Tagus River. It was completed in ...  Read more

3 Days in Lisbon: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2904 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lisbon  is a city to get lost in, wandering steep, narrow streets lined with tiled buildings, and discovering hidden bars and cafes. Day 1: History, Hills & Local Flavor Start at Rossio and ...  Read more


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Amazing Douro Valley Wine Tour

By Diane J , August 2014

We cannot say enough good things about our full day(12 hour) Douro Valley tour with CoolTour yesterday. Ricardo picked us up at our rental apartment and along with 3 others passengers, we spent the ...  Read more

3 Days in the Algarve: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 18 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Gorgeous beaches, spectacular coast, surf, dolphins, sunshine, plus castles and countryside. What’s not to love about Portugal’s playground, The Algarve? Well, the crowds of tourists for one. In peak ...  Read more

Best Day Trips from Porto

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Porto sprawls along the Douro River, where multi-colored houses adorned with lacy wrought-iron balconies line the promenade. At its heart lies charismatic Ribeira, a tangle of streets buzzing with ...  Read more

3 Days in Porto & Northern Portugal: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 304 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city – is rich in architecture, museums and wine. It’s a lively city built on the steep granite rising above the Rio Duoro with a UNESCO World Heritage listed old ...  Read more

Fado By Night

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 115 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Fado is Portugal’s proud musical tradition. The often mournful melodies and lyrics of fado tell tragic stories of the sea and the hardships of life lived by the poor. Fado is linked to the ...  Read more

Alentejo Wine Region

By Viator, January 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 69 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Alentejo wine region sprawls across southern Portugal from the Spanish border to the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coast, curling round Lisbon and touching on the Algarve in the south. These ...  Read more

Madeira's Levadas

By Viator, December 2013

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

More than 1,350 miles of irrigation channels were originally constructed to carry water to crops in the dry southeast. But today, these levadas provide travelers to Madeira with an extensive network ...  Read more

Dolphin and Whale Watching in Madeira

By Viator, December 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Madeira’s moderate climate makes it an ideal destination for whale and dolphin watching. Numerous boat trips leave from the island’s shores daily, with costs that range from about 30 to 50 Euros per ...  Read more

3 Days in Madeira: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The scenic coast of this tiny island offers visitors plenty to do and see. Whether its time spent enjoying the outdoors, hiking through beautiful landscapes, or exploring quaint villages and historic ...  Read more

Hiking in Madeira

By Viator, December 2013

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The forested, rugged and volcanic landscape of mountainous Madeira is best seen on foot and there are many hiking routes across the island. These range from challenging treks up Arieiro and Ruivo, ...  Read more

Islands of Portugal Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

South of Portugal, 320 mi (515 km) off the coast of North Africa, lies one of the jewels of the Portuguese Islands – Madeira. Famous for its wine, it also has year-round mild temperatures and ...  Read more

The Best Beaches on the Algarve

By Viator, November 2013

4 star rating: Recommended 11 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Right down on the south coast, the Algarve is Portugal’s foremost holiday destination; here heat-starved visitors from northern Europe come to get their annual dose of summer sun. There are hundreds ...  Read more

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