Portugal Travel Tips

16 Reasons to Live It Up in Lisbon

By Viator, January 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1368 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is a thriving cosmopolitan city spread over seven hills on the country's Atlantic coast. Home to excellent museums and top-quality restaurants, it's also perfectly ...  Read more

Portuguese Wine Tasting

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 787 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Portugal is renowned for its wines and fortified port wines. Tours head off from Lisbon to the surrounding vineyards and wineries, where you can see how the wines are made, get a feel for the ...  Read more

Flavors of Lisbon

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 115 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Eating and drinking is done with a passion in Lisbon, from the local bars selling tots of port and the cafés offering breakfast of bica (espresso) or galão ? coffee served with lashings ...  Read more

Seeing Porto By Foot and Bike

By Viator, November 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 106 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A UNESCO World Heritage site and former European Capital of Culture, Portugal?s second-largest city has plenty of interest for visitors, and the scenic Rio Douro and beautifully restored Old Town ...  Read more

Best Day Trips from Porto

By Viator, November 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 29 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 Lisbon: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5423 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

3 Days in Porto & Northern Portugal: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 376 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, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 183 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

Best Day Trips from Lisbon

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 157 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Lisbon is a dream to explore; just hop on Tram 28 or hire an e-bike to scale the city?s seven hills with ease. If time permits, there?s so much to see outside the city as well, from royal palaces to ...  Read more

Lisbon UNESCO Sights

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 123 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

Alentejo Wine Region

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 99 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

3 Days in the Algarve: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 82 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

The Best Beaches on the Algarve

By Viator, November 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 27 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

Islands of Portugal Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 42 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


By Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012

4 star rating: Recommended 5 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In the 12th and 13th centuries Coimbra was the capital of Portugal ; these days it?s a huge university town attracting students from around the world. The reasons to visit are its deep history ...  Read more

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