MAP OF PORTUGAL

Portuguese Republic

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Country profile:

Location: Europe.
Borders: Spain.
Capital: Lisbon.
Area: 92,212 km2.
Population: 10,341,330.
Currency: Euro EUR.
Portugal origins: The Foundation – year 868, Re-founding – year 1095, Sovereignty – year 1128, Established Kingdom – year 1139.

Travel articles about Portugal

Country Travel Guides

100 of the Best Places to Visit in Portugal
Country guides Europe

115 best places to visit in Portugal

Visit Portugal Cradle of world history, Portugal is a unique travel destination. It is interesting how such a small country offers such a variety of landscapes, history, architecture and gastronomy. To visit Portugal is a great and unforgettable experience. Portugal tells the history of a country and even a bit of the world, through its […]

VISIT BERLENGAS PORTUGAL
City guides

Comprehensive Guide to visit the Berlengas Islands in Portugal

The Berlengas archipelago is off the coast of Peniche, about 10 km from the mainland. Despite the traces of human presence that date back to the first millennium BC, it wasn’t until the 14th century that the Portuguese began to show an interest in the islands when the Hieronymites settled there and built a monastery. […]

OBIDOS PORTUGAL
City guides

Visit Obidos Portugal: 11 best places & top things to do

Obidos (Óbidos) is one of the three towns in Portugal within walls. It’s a small town of about 3,000 people in the center of Portugal, about 100 km north of Lisbon. Its name probably comes from the Latin word Oppidum, which means citadel or fortified city. You can’t visit Portugal and not go to Obidos, […]

Cycling in Portugal
Motivation

Amazing Alentejo – Cycling in Portugal – Bicycle diaries

I love riding a bicycle. Portugal is a beautiful country and has many good countryside roads where you can calmly ride a bicycle. Although I never went on big trips on a two-wheel vehicle, I had the opportunity to explore Alentejo on a bike. I’m sharing with you two of the most remarkable trips of […]

SINTRA PORTUGAL
City guides

Visit Sintra Portugal: 10 best places & top things to do

Sintra is a town that looks straight out of a fairytale, with majestic monuments dotting the lush green landscape. The Sintra Palace is one of the most famous Portuguese monuments in the world, often compared to the famous German Neuschwanstein Castle which inspired Walt Disney’s fictional castles. In Sintra, you’ll see traces of different historical […]

VISIT ALENTEJO PORTUGAL
Country guides

Visit Alentejo Portugal: 22 forgotten places in the Évora District

The district of Évora is a fascinating region in Portugal, within easy reach, but keeping a rare personality of its own. The district’s capital city, Évora, is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and so is the fortified city of Elvas. To visit Alentejo is indeed one of the most interesting travel alternatives while […]