Some of the more popular destinations include Madeira, Porto, Lisbon and the Algarve. In Madeira expect to find an amazing array of plants and flowers, volcanic caves, lava tubes, orchid gardens, massive sea walls, botanical gardens, and endless amounts of scenic perfection. Madeira is an island full of culture, amazing hiking possibilities, and delectable gourmet food, so you’ll have plenty to do and see!
Porto is quickly becoming one of the most popular destinations in Portugal – not only for its coastal location but for its buzzing nightlife. The region is known for the production of Port, which is still stored in the vast cellars that stretch along the banks of the Douro River. You can find many tasting tours in The Ribeira district, which is the oldest district of the city. Just taking a stroll through this streets will leave you amazed with its beautiful ancient houses, narrow cobbled streets and numerous family owned restaurants, cafes and bars.
Also a coastal city is Lisbon. Lisbon is rich in history as it is the second oldest city in Europe. Lisbon is known for its yellow trams and is full of tuk-tuks ready to take you up the seven hills that make up city. Checking out the Fado music is also a must. Fado is the traditional style of music that’s described as soulful and often has a melancholy tone, and can be found playing around the streets and in cafes and restaurants. Lisbon is also known for being the best budget city. While you can get excellent quality food, great accommodation, and nightlife, you’ll get it for a fraction of the cost!