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Faro

<b>Faro</b> is a city in the Algarve region of Portugal.<p>Understand[edit]<p>A popular destination for sun-seekers from northern Europe, Faro has a reputation as …

Algarve

The <b>Algarve</b> is the southernmost region of Portugal, on the coast of the <b>Atlantic Ocean</b>.<p>Regions[edit]<p>Barlavento (Lagos, Silves, Portimão, Lagoa, …

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Top Ten Things to Do in Porto, Portugal

01 of 10<p>Port Tasting<p>Do a tour of a port cellar or two. Most of the port producers have a building in Vila Nova de Gaia just across the river from …

A Long Weekend in Porto, Portugal (PHOTOS)

I didn't travel to Porto for the wine or the sea food or even the churches and towers covered in Azule tiles. I traveled to Porto mostly because I had an image in my mind of colorful low-rise buildings streaming down the hills all the way to the river; an image I had to see in my own eyes and shoot …

Travel/Portugal: Vintage Porto

With its 14th-century walls, bell tower and ornate tiles, there is much to see in Porto. But as our writer finds on a weekend break, there's one really good reason to visit<p>Be warned: stopping for a sandwich in Porto might floor you for the rest of the afternoon, at least if you tuck into the local …

Ten things to do in Porto, Portugal

<i>Portugal’s second city offers endless possibilities.<br>Here for a weekend break? Check out my ten top tips.</i><p>1. Hostel or hotel?<p>Budget usually dictates …

Why do a walking tour in Lisbon? | Portugal

We recently spent five days in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and during our stay we did two very different walking tours. The first, with Urban …

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Night in Lisbon, Portugal, Castle of St. George | Nature Notes

Night in Lisbon<p>The Castle of St. George dominates the skyline of Lisbon, Portugal. The original fortress on this hilltop goes back to Roman times. …

8 Reasons to Go to Portugal Now

The recession and rising unemployment may be grabbing the headlines in Portugal but, for visitors, there is much to lift the spirits. A wave of …

European Travel

Best beaches in Spain and Portugal: readers' travel tips

Wide open spaces facing the Atlantic, secluded spots on the Med and buzzy urban strands, readers reveal their favourite beaches in Spain and Portugal<p>Add a tip for next week and you could win a pair of top-quality walking boots<p><b>WINNING TIP:</b> Cabanas de Tavira, Eastern Algarve<p>Cabanas is on the eastern …

Day trips from Lisbon, Portugal: readers' travel tips

Sintra, Cascais and Portinho all offer tempting holiday excursions that are a short drive or train ride from Lisbon • Add a tip for next week and you could win a pair of top-quality walking boots<p>Winning tip: Tomar<p>The Convento de Cristo in Tomar is probably one of the most spectacular places in …

Readers' travel tips: foodie Portugal

From markets where old ladies sell produce from their gardens to traditional seafood restaurants, Been there readers know the best places in Portugal for foodies<p>Add a tip for next week and you could win a digital camera<p>Winning tip: Estremoz market, Alentejo<p>At this Saturday market old ladies sell …

The Ultimate Guide to Toll Roads in Portugal. What Every Traveler Should Know.

Days before driving into Portugal on a three week whirlwind tour that took us from Salamanca, Spain to Porto in the north down the coast to the …

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