If you dream of cobblestone villages, white sandy beaches, rugged coastlines and fascinating cities then Portugal is the destination for you. Offering everything from history and scenery to great food, Portugal is a perfect haven that will certainly quench your thirst for adventure (and food!). Lisbon has become a hub for nomads and expats from all over the world, however there is so much more to explore than Portugal’s capital city. Other must-visit destinations include the Algarve, the Alentejo, Obidos, and Braga, to name a few.

Destination highlights

  • Sunny beaches
  • Cobblestone streets
  • Pastéis de Nata are a feast for your taste buds
  • One of the most affordable European destinations
  • People will welcome you like true friends
  • It’s the perfect place to learn or master the art of surfing
  • The outdoor activities are endless
  • Fado music will make you emotional

Activities to do

  • Portugal is very safe, a great getaway for solo female travelers
  • Surf the beaches of the Algarve
  • Explore the castles, palaces and royal retreats of Sintra
  • Take a boat or a train along the Rio Douro valley
  • Stroll around atmospheric Lisbon
  • Go back in time in Monsanto, the village built from granite boulders
  • Discover Portugal's ancient, beautiful forest
  • Portugal is one of the most budget-friendly destinations
  • Take a gondola ride around the canals of Aveiro

Country details

  • Location: Southwestern Europe
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Currency: Euro
  • Cuisine: Portuguese cuisine
  • Airport: Lisbon Portela Airport
  • Flight Duration: 8.5 hours from Dubai

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