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9 perfect tourist attractions to visit in Portugal this summer – Part 3  

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Dear friends, we are back with the 9 perfect tourist attractions to visit in Portugal this summer – Part 3 sees us going through the last three attractions of choice on our list. And today we go north, all the way to Porto and its surrounding areas, the sunny Douro Valley plains, where the hallmark Port wine is produced, and the small villages with cobblestone winding streets…

The North of Portugal is the industrial region, recognized as the richer and more somber side of the country. You can travel here easily with a Porto airport transfer. You can also travel from there to the other corners of the country should you like to lodge in the north during your stay.

7. Porto has a lot of mainstream sites to boast with, but also a lot of hidden, secret and wonderful sites, such as the Lello Bookstore, dubbed the most beautiful library in the world. Any bookworm traveling around the Globe should go there for a cup of coffee and a good book to browse through.

8. If you want to rent a car in Porto, you can afford to travel outside the city as well. In this case of figures, you should take a ride to Vila Nova de Gaia. the “barcos rabelos” accosted in the harbor make for a colorful and idyllic landscape. A trip top this typically northern-Portuguese town can serve as a perfect city break option.

9. And here we are, at the end of our list. What should our last Portuguese suggestion be? Can we end our list so soon? First off, you must remember these are just mere suggestions, the list doesn’t really ever end. So here it is: Cais da Ribeira, a labyrinth of winding streets and narrow alleys facing the beautiful riverfront of the majestic Douro River.

Have a great time in Portugal this summer!




9 perfect tourist attractions to visit in Portugal this summer -Part 1

Lisbon Oceanarium at Night Photography By Messagez.com

It has finally come: the moment you were all waiting for, the warm endless days of the warm season are here to stay and, in case you still haven’t decided on where to spend a few perfect days, don’t despair: you are still on time to prepare your perfect getaway. And also here to help you out is our brand new 9 perfect tourist attractions to visit in Portugal this summer!

Today we have prepared Part 1: Lisbon city, the capital city of Portugal and one of the proudest cities in the country and the world. Trust us, this is not an exaggeration. Fun fact: did you know that actually Lisbon is older than Rome? It also used to be a center of Colonialism in the aftermath of the Great Age of Discoveries, so don’t be surprised that this beautiful corner of Heaven on the European Continent has so much to show.

Here are some great attractions never to miss in Lisbon:

  1. The Lisbon Oceanarium is one of the most impactful and wondrous aquariums in Europe and also one of the largests in the whole wide world. You can take your kids there, you can spend an exciting afternoon with your partner and you can learn everything about the sea life that is part of Portugal’s identity.
  2. One of the greatest symbols not only of Lisbon, but the entire Portugal is the 16th century amazing Monasterio dos Jeronimos, a UNESCO World Heritage recognized site. The monastery was meant to be not only a house of Christian worship, but also a way to boast about the greatest achievements of the Age of Discoveries.
  3. Belem is one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in Lisbon and its tower is the symbol of the city – another reminder of the glorious age of Columbus. You can go there with a Lisbon airport transfer to Lisbon city.

 




10 Places not to miss in Portimao – Part 1

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Summer is here and it is the very best time to be in Portugal, by the ocean, drinking a cocktail and reading a good book on the rocky beaches. Today we give you 10 Places not to miss in Portimao, a city that in itself is not to be missed if you are ever in the sunny and shiny Algarve.

  1. Praia da Rocha is the most famous and transited beach in Portimao. It offers some of the most staggering views of the Atlantic Ocean, bordered by the dramatic cliffs that dominate the sea landscape of the Algarve.
  2. The Portimao Museum is an award-winning cultural establishment, one that harbors some of the most famous archeological relics in the entire Algarve. It is a destination not to miss. I know I, for one, never leave a town without visiting a museum, so this is my recommendation for the day.
  3. Canico Restaurant is a place to visit to satiate your hunger. You can enjoy the local delicacies in a wonderful ambient, surrounded by the wonderfully scenic landscapes of the sea (actually – never forget: the Atlantic Ocean)!
  4. TEMPO might mean “time” in Portuguese. But it also stands for Teatro Municipal de Portimão, the local theatre, where you can see some of the best reenactments of modern and classical plays alike.
  5. The best sightseeing spot in Portimao is the Portimao Marina. It is the place where everyone comes to take a picture (or a boat). It is also the place where old and young people alike can come to take their first surf lessons. And let’s not forget that Portugal is one of the best places where you can practice this sport

If you need a lift, you can rent a car in Portimao and the best thing is you will get a very good rate if you know where to look. (Start by looking online, actually).




A romantic Valentine’s Day in Portugal – Part 2

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Dear lovers of flowers and heart-shaped boxes, as we prepare for the beautiful day when love seems to be more palpably than ever in in the air, let’s explore some more options for a romantic Valentine’s Day in Portugal – Part 2 is sure to bring us closer to finding the ultimate destination in your favorite country.




Israel Vacations – Check Out These Popular Tours & Attractions

Israel Vacations - Check Out These Popular Tours & Attractions

Israel is home to the Holy Land, and you’ll be making your way to Jerusalem when visiting attractions there. You’ll also want to visit Tel-Aviv, get a good look at the Mediterranean and even possibly visit neighboring Egypt. When you begin searching out all the attractions Israel vacations have to offer, you’ll also notice that there are best Israel tours available to help with navigation and time management. Plus, you’ll have great guides to help make your trip more enjoyable.




Why the British keep flooding Portugal

Why the British keep flooding Portugal

Since the warm season is quick to come to the Portuguese shore in the Algarve, holidaymakers all around the world are already making preparations for their coming vacations. But there are some of them who have taken a particular liking to the country of “Fado” and “azulejos”. Let’s see why he British keep flooding Portugal!