Mysterious Portugal is a country with a rich history and culture, a warm temperate climate, first–class service and low crime. Located in the south-west of the Iberian Peninsula, it is not too familiar to tourists who still prefer other, more classic European destinations – France, Spain, Italy.
Meanwhile, Portugal deserves to be given some of its vacation and attention. Ancient cities and magnificent medieval fortresses, well-maintained, clean beaches and well-developed infrastructure, numerous resorts and chic local cuisine make holidays in this country rich, interesting and diverse. The subtropical Mediterranean climate allows you to relax in Portugal almost all year round. The only thing worth considering: winters in this country are rainy, although warm – from +5 to +10 °C.
There are many four- and five-star hotels in the country. The best of them are located in ancient castles and fortresses. Getting to know Portugal is best to start with Lisbon. Then you can move on to smaller cities – Porto, Braga, Coimbra. Do not forget that in addition to the continental part, Portugal also has island possessions – the Madeira archipelago. The main business card of the country – port wine is worth trying in combination with a local delicacy – swordfish. Fish and seafood dishes are the main direction of Portuguese cuisine.