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Discover Portugal

Welcome to Discover Portugal! We are here to provide you with information about sights, tours, parks, events, and everything else Portugal related. So when you come to visit Portugal, check out the blog for inspiration for your next trip!

Activities, tours, and highlights in Portugal​​

Best souvenirs from Portugal

Best souvenirs from Portugal; unique Portuguese gifts for your loved ones

Who else loves buying souvenirs when travelling? And, although you might prefer collecting memories, many of us also love collecting souvenirs, whether for us or the homefront. Many Portuguese souvenirs are available, but what are the best souvenirs from Portugal? And where to buy your souvenirs in Portugal? In this blog post, we´ll delve into the world of Portuguese souvenirs!

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Levada do Caldeirão Verde

Best things to do in Madeira; discover the whole island

What are the best things to do in Madeira? Discover culture in the capital Funchal, hike the levada walks, view stunning landscapes and relax on the beaches. Or enjoy the local cuisine, uncover colourful markets and track the highest mountains. Madeira is perfect for quiet holidays, adventure sports and nature lovers, so let´s explore all the sights on this Portuguese island.

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Lisbon to Ericeira

Lisbon to Ericeira: A local guide to Portugals favourite surf town

Lisbon, the vibrant capital of Portugal, offers a perfect blend of historic charm, beautiful architecture, and an exciting food scene. As you wander through its cobbled streets, you’ll be captivated by the atmosphere and friendly people. However, did you know there’s a hidden gem just a short drive away? Ericeira, a picturesque coastal town with 8 kilometres of coastline, will give you the ideal escape from city life, providing a stunning setting for relaxation and adventure.

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Wellness retreat Portugal

The best wellness retreats in Portugal in 2023 and 2024

Making time for yourself is oh so important, and a wellness retreat in Portugal is an opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in tranquillity. Discover the best wellness retreats in Portugal in 2023 and 2024, and make time to prioritise your health and well-being.

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Things to do in Lagos Portugal

Best things to do in Lagos, Portugal; including activities for kids and tours

The Algarve region is of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, known for its stunning coastline and pleasant Mediterranean climate. It’s located in the southernmost part of Portugal, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west. Several historic towns and villages are along the coast, such as Tavira, Faro, and Albufeira. Today we’ll look at Lagos, a favourite city of many and one of the most visited towns in the Algarve. There are plenty of sights and fun activities for all ages! Let’s dive in!

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Renting a car Portugal

Renting a car Portugal: Start your Portuguese adventure by renting a (cheap) car

Do you want to discover Portugal on your terms? Or want to find secluded beaches and enjoy small towns and nature? Renting a car in Portugal will help you find these hidden gems! Enjoy the freedom to discover the country and travel off the beaten path. Car rental is straightforward in Portugal. But you might have questions about the international driver’s licence and whether you need one or other queries before booking. Learn more about Portugal car rentals, car rental locations, rules and regulations and where to find the best deals and the most popular rental car.

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Things to do in Funchal

Things to do in Funchal; discover the beautiful capital of Madeira

Funchal is the capital of the Portuguese island Madeira. Chances are, when you visit Madeira, you’ll also visit Funchal. And for a good reason, as there is a lot to see and do! Let’s check out some of the things to do in Funchal! In this post, you’ll learn more about the sights, excursions and activities you can do.

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Things to do in Tavira

Best things to do in Tavira; the 2023 Guide

Are you looking for a cute town when visiting the Algarve? Then Tavira is the place to be. It’s not overrun with mass tourism, but there are plenty of things to do in Tavira. From ancient castles to churches to beaches, Tavira has it all.

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Best sights Porto

The ultimate list for the best sights in Porto

Porto is the second biggest city in Portugal and a must-see city during your holiday. Porto, or Oporto, lies along the river Douro, and it’s one of the oldest European cities. There are many historical sights, and Porto is famous for its wine!

Not sure what to do in Porto? Discover sights, restaurants, and more! This ultimate guide helps you find the best places to visit in Porto.

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Streets of Óbidos

Óbidos: the perfect day trip from Lisbon or Porto

When you travel to Portugal, you might hear of a tiny town called Óbidos, a favourite day trip from Lisbon or Porto for many! It’s one of Portugal’s most beautiful towns and a must-see UNESCO site! In this guide, you’ll discover what you can expect when you visit this medieval settlement on the hill.

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Atlantic coast Portugal

10+ tips that will help you discover Portugal

Portugal is loved by many travellers from all over the world. But what you can do once you’ve arrived? And what is there to see? What should I know about the country, and how can I travel around easily? In this article, I’ll help you on your way! Read on for information, tips and tricks about Portugal.

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