Holiday & Vacation Accommodation - Travel Guide to Portugal
to All Portugal Accommodation - we endeavour to bring you the best accommodation
options throughout Portugal - including some of the most popular Hotels
secure online reservation (budget, medium range and 5 star), Bed &
Breakfasts and self-catering apartments/aparthotels and villas.
We also offer interesting and varied travel guides to the various regions
on the golden beaches of the famous Algarve, explore exciting and historic
Lisbon and Oporto, or enjoy the green surroundings of Central and North
are now also offering a range of wonderful tour options throughout all
regions of Portugal.
galleries of the Azores and Madeira.
all just waiting for you... read brief information about each area
of Portugal below or read our interesting travel
articles about Portugal, updated regularly with new topics. Also please
view the featured properties and travel features.
famous Pousadas of Portugal
absolute comfort, in historic and beautiful locations throughout Portugal.
The pousadas include castle, palace, convent and monastery hotels plus
charming and boutique hotels...
- The Algarve - Azores
& Central Portugal - Lisboa
e Vale do Tejo
e Norte (Northern Portugal)
Addition! 3 bedroom apartment in Old Town Funchal, Madeira:
Apartment, 3 bedroom self-catering apartment, Old Town Funchal
apartment is facing south, the sea. However, between the apartment and
the garden of Almirante Reis, there is the Rua Santa Maria, one of the
oldest streets in the city. The building is modern, but the apartment
is comfortable and classically decorated, there are even some tables from
the 16th century. You first enter a hall, from
where you can reach the fully equipped kitchen with oven, microwave oven
a combo fridge, dishwasher and washing machine. You have a table with seating
for 6. From the hall you also get into the lounge with sofas and
dining table. Outside this room there is a long but narrow veranda. You
can put chairs there but there is unfortunately no space for a table.
way to stay in sunny Portugal this year
For those in the northern
and rather chillier climes, the thought of a holiday in sunny Portugal
is a dream come true. Even in the winter months, there are some gorgeous
sunny days to warm up winter-weary folks....
Portugal for varied holiday experiences
located on the Iberian peninsula, is a varied and fascinating country with
a lot to offer the holidaymaker. From the lush green lands in the
north and the endless grapevines of the port production areas, right down
to the hot and sunny Algarve, visitors are spoiled for choice. It
is possible to visit Portugal again and again and have a different experience
a river cruise through Europe this year
better way to see stunning and historic Europe than by travelling it's
many and varied waterways and rivers? Instead of the more instant
method of travel by airplane, or the more stressful drive by car, why not
relax and enjoy river cruises in your own luxurious cabin, with a helpful
butler and everything your heart could desire in the way of cuisine, comfort
golden plains, medieval castles and golden beaches... To the northeast
are the beautiful villages and towns which make up the so-called Rota dos
Castelos (Castle Route): Nisa, Castelo de Vide, Marvão, Portalegre
and Alter do Chão. Further south, the landscape becomes warmer and
flatter; around Évora (one of the most beautiful towns in Portugal),
are Monsaraz, Vila Viçosa, Estremoz, and Arraiolos (renowned for
its hand made tapestries, based on traditional drawings from the 17th and
18th centuries). Discover Alentejo
on the extreme South of Portugal, this part of the territory was the last
to be conquered from the Moors by the Portuguese king in 1292. Traces of
the Moorish presence are still seen in its unique architecture - terraces,
chimneys and whitewashed houses. Sunshine all year around, and gorgeous
beaches, make the Algarve an ideal holiday destination for everyone. Discover
Facts about Algarve for your next Holidays
Portugal is simply one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world.
From the streamlined, white sandy beaches to the quaint culture and attractions,
there is plenty to see and do in this lovely area. However, when you visit,
there are some basic things that the tourist should keep in mind as he
or she enjoys the scenery... read more
Azores (Portuguese: Açores) are an archipelago of Portuguese islands
in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, about 1,500 km from Lisbon and about
3,900 km from the east coast of North America. The nine Azorean Islands
extend for more than 600 km, and lie in a northwest-southeast direction.
Centro de Portugal
region is made up of two contrasting areas. The extensive beaches and fishing
villages lie along the coast, while in the interior the mountains dominate
the landscape. Beiras is the traditional name of a region running
south of Douro river and north of Tagus river. The region is one of deep
contrasts: the Atlantic coastline, where a temperate climate, white sandy
beaches and the Atlantic pine forests are typical, and the interior where
more forbidding mountains and rocks set the tone. Discover
e Vale do Tejo
are few more immediately likeable capitals than LISBON (Lisboa). A lively
and varied place, it remains in some ways curiously provincial, rooted
as much in the 1920s as the 2000s. Pre-World War I wooden trams clank up
outrageous gradients, past mosaic pavements and Art Nouveau cafés,
and the medieval, village-like quarter of Alfama which hangs below the
city's São Jorge castle.... Discover
Lisbon and Lisboa region.
in the Atlantic ocean, about 350 miles west of Morocco, Africa, the archipelago
of the Madeira Islands is a popular year-round resort. Discovered in the
15th Century, the islands are known worldwide for Madeira wine, temperate
climate, rugged scenery and beautiful flowers. Discover
e Norte, Portugal
natural beauty of Portugals oldest region forms the backdrop for this proud
and traditional land. The Douro River and the Port producing regions
are astounding in their beauty... The Douro river is the longest
in northern Portugal. It winds its way past mountains and cliffs until
it reaches the Atlantic near the city of Porto. Discover
Porto and the North of Portugal.
more information about the major tourism centres of Portugal visit
the Travel Guide.
the location map to view the various regions of Portugal covered
by this site, or use the links below to explore the different areas.
Plus you will find a regional map on each regional links page. Enjoy