Portugal is a country filled with time-honoured villages and energetic cities. You will find plenty World Heritage sites both natural and cultural. Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and it offers scenic neighbourhoods, broad plazas, traditional trams, an assortment of restaurants, classy boutiques, arty cafes, and chic nightclubs. As for the countryside, you will find family vineyards, stone villages and the perfect backdrop for hiking, surfing, horse riding, and diving. This beautiful old seafaring country will has something to satisfy the needs of all who visits.
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When to go
The Portuguese weather is Mediterranean making it one of Europe’s warmer destinations. The northwest of the country has mild winters, a high rainfall, and short summers with and average of 13°C. In the south summers are warm with low rainfall during spring. Temperatures average at 18°C. In the southeast of Portugal, it can get as hot as 40°C during the summer (May to October).
Major attractions in Portugal
- Parque dads Nacoes
- Belem Tower / Torre de Belem
- Monastery of Batalha
- Knights Templar castle
- Coa Valley Archaeological Park
Preparing to visit
Pack light- to medium-cover clothes and rainwear for the unexpected downpour.
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