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Best Port Wine Cellar Tours Plus Where to Stay & Eat

Best Port Wine Cellar Tours Plus Where to Stay & Eat

A port wine cellar tour is mandatory for wine lovers. But did you know that the  port houses and warehouses for storing and shipping port are all located in Vila Nova de Gaia (Gaia) not ...

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Where to Eat Like a Local in Porto

Where to Eat Like a Local in Porto

If you’d like to experience authentic Portuguese home cooking and taste the house wine then you should visit a tasca, inexpensive restaurant. They are often run by a husband and wife team or extended family. In ...

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Where to Eat in Lisbon

Where to Eat in Lisbon

If you’re flying to Lisbon for a short break or maybe stopping off on your way back from a trip you’ll be wondering where to eat in Lisbon, we want you to enjoy a nice ...

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Restaurante Lindolfo

Restaurante Lindolfo

Restaurante Lindolfo is a great place for foodies who would like to sample traditional Portuguese cuisine. It is not far from Porto, 50km and easily accessible if you take the motorway A1 and A32.  If ...

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Mercado do Bolhão – Porto’s Colourful Food Market

Mercado do Bolhão – Porto’s Colourful Food Market

Bolhão is Porto’s most famous market, it is located in the city centre in an open-air two storey building. Mercado do Bolhão is a great place to experience the ‘real Porto’. The charismatic stall holders ...

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Visit an Amazing Art Collection at The Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon

Visit an Amazing Art Collection at The Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon

One of the 20th century’s wealthiest men, Armenian oil magnate Calouste Gulbenkian, spent years gathering the most amazing art collection and left it to his adopted home Portugal. You can visit his collection at the ...

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5 Places to Try The Best Pastel de Nata in Lisbon

5 Places to Try The Best Pastel de Nata in Lisbon

In Lisbon it’s a must to try the beloved Portuguese custard tart, pastel de nata, a crispy, crunchy pastry with an egg custard filling and just the right amount of sugar. Natas ...

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Tasca do Petrol – A Memorable Meal in the Algarve

Tasca do Petrol – A Memorable Meal in the Algarve

A Tasca do Petrol is located in the Monchique mountains a 30 minute drive from Portimão, in a beautiful part of the Algarve. You will enjoy a meal to remember for about €15 a person.

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5 Secret Beaches in The Algarve

5 Secret Beaches in The Algarve

It may seem impossible to find a quiet stretch of sand anywhere in the Algarve during the tourist season, we headed off the beaten track to discover some of the Algarve’s best secret beaches and ...

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Things to Do and See in Tavira

Things to Do and See in Tavira

You’ll love the relaxed, peaceful nature of Tavira where you can spend time at one of the nearby beaches swimming in the warm sea water. Explore the town for a bite to eat, sit at ...

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