Living in Portugal

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Portugal is situated in southwest point of Europe and has a variety of different landscapes just a short distance away. Each one of its seven tourist regions provides authentic experiences, able to respond to different expectations and motivations.

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  • Porto and North of Portugal
    Porto and North of Portugal
    Porto and the north is a region where history, culture and nature are perfectly combined, making it a unique destination. Religious heritage, modern architecture, natural parts, hospitality, gastronomy and the prized Port wine are all major attractions in this region.
  • Centre of Portugal
    Centre of Portugal
    The centre of Portugal is a region of contrasts, where visitors can discover picturesque towns along the coast or take a tour through historical villages, through the villages of Xisto or to the border castles, where Portuguese customs, traditions and fine cuisine are still preserved.
  • Lisbon Region
    Lisbon Region
    Lisbon is a cosmopolitan city; it is one of the most fashionable European capitals, as well as the name of a region that has a lot to offer: imposing monuments, natural parks and a wide range of golf courses. It is close to the Estoril Coast, the romantic town of Sintra, Óbidos and Tomar, sites of tourist and cultural interest, as well as Fátima, one of the most important shrines to the Virgin Mary in the world.
  • Alentejo
    Alentejo
    Plains of wild flowers, tranquil lakes, welcoming towns and villages and horizons as far as the eye can see. Here visitors can discover a megalithic ancestral heritage and vestiges of Roman, Moorish and Jewish culture, the largest artificial lake in Europe, the best place in the world for viewing the sky (designated by UNESCO) and one of the best preserved stretches of coastline, with many kilometres of white sandy beaches.
  • Algarve
    Algarve
    On the Algarve, internationally one of the best known Portuguese destinations, you can find plenty of sunshine, a wide range of beaches, water sports, spas and thalassotherapy, plenty of entertainment and some of the best golf courses in the world. Natural reserves, cultural heritage linked to maritime history and the Portuguese Discoveries and local cuisine heavily geared towards fish and seafood are just some aspects of the diversity that this region has to offer.
  • Azores
    Azores
    The nine islands of the Azores are an ideal destination for rest, relaxation and getting in touch with nature. Right in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the islands are a fine place for diving, rock-pooling, hiking and bird-spotting, but also for enjoying extremely valuable cultural heritage.
  • Madeira
    Madeira
    The Atlantic islands of Madeira and Porto Santo, with their subtropical climate, are well-known for their natural beauty that encourages visitors to pursue open-air activities and seek well-being. Discover the heritage and culture related to the Portuguese Discoveries and Madeira wine, as well as the festivities that are one of its greatest attractions.
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