If you’ve never considered to visit Portugal, here are just 7 reasons that will make you change your mind.
1 – Weather
On the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain, Portugal is located on the Atlantic Ocean, which has influenced Portuguese culture in various aspect – especially food and weather. Lisboa, Portuguese capital, is leading the european’s sunniest capital city, with over 2,7 thousand hours of sunshine a year.
2 – Wine
Portugal has 6 main areas wine production, developing a very wide variety of different wines. But definitely the Porto wine is so far the most popular, being easily found in every pub and restaurant across the country.
3 – Food
Apart from wine, Portugal has an amazing cuisine. Most popular Portuguese dishes are fishes. Here are some dishes you should try.
4 – Porto
Located at the coast in northwest of Portugal, Porto is a city known for its bridges and port wine production. Porto offers huge number of spots for visitations, check it out.
5 – Beaches
Portugal has more than 800 km covered by amazing beaches! Portuguese beaches beauty speak for themselves. Here is a list of some of them.
6 – Lisbon
Populated by over half million people, Lisbon is either Portugal’s largest and coastal capital city. Furthermore, Lisbon embraces modern culture while can maintains its unique heritage and traditions. Don’t miss the chance to visit this place, here are tips and accommodations available.
7 – Hiking trails
Portugal is perfect for outdoors people. There are so many hiking trails and some of them seems to be from another planet. See here.