A favourite destination for many globetrotters, Portugal takes you from medieval cities of the past to postcard-worthy landscapes. A warm welcome awaits you wherever you go. You will first be charmed by the beauty of Lisbon with its legendary tram and the pastel tones of the historic city centre. On a detour through the city of Porto, check out the famous Tower of Clerics or the Casa da Masica. Be sure to try the delicious nectars of Porto. Finally, the Algarve, Madeira and the Azores archipelago are the ideal destinations for those who are lazy in search of a heavenly atmosphere.
FAQs for Portugal
When was the Kingdom of Portugal founded? The Kingdom of Portugal was officially established in the 12th century.
What is the Portuguese pastry speciality? Pastel de nata, which means "cream pastry," is a typical Portuguese pastry specialty.
Who are the great Portuguese navigators? Portugal participated in major maritime discoveries, especially in the 15th and 16th centuries. Among the great Portuguese navigators of this period were Magellan, Vasco de Gama, and Pedro Alvares Cabral.
Things to do and see in Portugal
Lisbon Visit the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, which brings together the key ingredients of the Latin city: good weather, warm-colored architecture, seaside gastronomy, music and history.