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Portugal is an incredible country situated in south-west Europe, attracting visitors from all over the world with a pleasant year-round sunny climate, stunning coastlines, a unique cultural heritage, world-class golf courses, whale-watching opportunities, lush vineyards, World Heritage Sites and charming cities. Portugal has a rich and fascinating history which is evident in its sightseeing attractions and charming cobbled streets, an amazing gastronomy scene with various exotic dishes to sample all around the country and even a distinct chapel which is made of human skeletons – there is something to fascinate every traveller here. Brightsun Travel offers luxury holidays to Portugal, so why not treat yourself to a nice getaway? You won’t be disappointed, that’s for sure.
Lisbon is Portugal’s capital and one of the most vibrant cities in Europe with an enticing blend of modernism and ancient heritage. Here you can enjoy a dynamic nightlife, colourful markets, museums and galleries, ancient ruins and other fantastic sightseeing attractions. There are also many iconic landmarks in Lisbon, including the UNESCO-listed Jeronimos Monastery and Tower of Belem and the medieval Sao Jorge Castle. From Lisbon, you can take a daytrip to Portugal’s Sintra region, which boasts colourful palaces, lush forests and other beautiful natural wonders. Perhaps you’re more of a beach lover? If so, make sure you visit the Algarve region on Portugal’s southern coastline, which has plenty of long sandy beaches, bays, secluded coves, caves and fishing towns.
Portugal boasts an array of stunning natural landscapes. Visit the Douro Wine Region Valley in Northern Portugal and discover beautiful vineyards set amongst some of the country’s most stunning backdrops. Then there’s the incredible Peneda-Gerês National Park, Portugal’s only national park with ancient rural villages and dramatic mountains. Venture to Torre, one of the country’s highest peaks at the Serra da Estrela Natural Park, a large protected area which boasts lush meadows, rivers, waterfalls, lakes and more. Alternatively, head out to the Beiras region to witness some of Portugal’s most breath-taking beaches, mountains and pine forests. Contact Brightsun about our cheap holidays to Portugal and look forward to an unforgettable vacation.