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18 Fabulous Things to Do in Porto 

Wondering what to do in Porto? This Porto travel guide will take you through this city’s unmissable attractions and activities.  It’s no secret that Porto is one of my favourite places to explore in Portugal, with its fine wine and old-world charm. This coastal city in northwest Portugal sits just above the scenic Douro Valley …

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Stunning Beaches in Lisbon You Have to Visit

Discover the best beaches in Lisbon. From stunning sandy spots to watersports havens, these are the Lisbon beaches you shouldn’t miss.  Lisbon is a lively, multifaceted city with an intriguing history. But what people might not realise is that there are many gorgeous beaches near Lisbon, all of which are accessible via a short trip …

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Best Restaurants in Lisbon

Looking for the best restaurants in Lisbon? From high-end spots to local eateries, these are the places to eat you shouldn’t miss.  Lisbon has always been a city of food, a long-time purveyor of classic Portuguese cuisine. While it’s true – Lisbon’s restaurant scene was full of primarily old-school establishments for many years, recent years …

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Visiting Belem Tower, Lisbon: What You Need to Know

Belém Tower or the Torre de Belém is one of Lisbon’s most important monuments. Opening hours, location, price and history – here’s what you need to know to plan your trip.  Standing on the banks of the Tagus, it’s hard to imagine that the Belém Tower or Torre de Belém has been guarding Lisbon since …

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Cool Things to do in Lisbon: A City Break Guide

Discover the best things to do in Lisbon with this city break guide. Planning a trip to Lisbon and not sure what to do? This Lisbon city break guide is packed with must-try restaurants, sightseeing spots and more. The coolest things to do in Lisbon for your trip. Lisbon has burst onto the international consciousness …

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A Complete Portugal Itinerary: One Week in Portugal

I’ve become obsessed with Portugal in the past few years, clocking up six trips in the last few years alone. Planning your trip to Portugal and not sure where to start? Use this step-by-step Portugal itinerary packed with everything you need to know to plan the perfect trip. So you’re travelling to Portugal and are …

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Time to Discover: Alfama, Lisbon

Spread out over a relatively small area, Alfama is the quintessential Lisbon – the traditional aspects of the city, shrunk down in miniature.  A warren of narrow alleyways that open up into small squares without any notice, interspersed with churches, viewpoints and small shops and bars. There’s a lot to love about this part of …

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