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5
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Destination: Tavira, Olhao
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
As the plane drops down into Faro, you catch a tantalising glimpse of them – the offshore islands of the Algarve. With their beaches, dunes, lagoons and seafood restaurants, the "Ilhas" are idyllic ... read more »
#2/46
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4.666665
(6 comments)
Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink
When I need somewhere to really relax and unwind (and enjoy some fabulous food), I head to my villa in the Algarve... read more »
#3/46
Rating:
5
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Destination: Northern Portugal
Trip type: Food and Drink
In Portugal's Douro Valley, you can take a train tour round some of the best local vineyards, and discover that port isn't just for Christmas... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Porto
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A short trip to Porto is just enough time to sample the city's highlights, from tasting the wares of the port lodges to watching the world go by in the parks... read more »
#5/46
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5
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Take a break in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and you'll discover a impressive city that's awash with history.... read more »
#6/46
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Lisbon
Trip type: Short Break
Explore the many sides of Lisbon’s character and you'll find this beautiful, gleaming city has plenty to cheer even the famously reserved locals ... read more »
#7/46
Rating:
5
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Clear blue waters and bountiful home-grown produce attract visitors to the Madeiran capital of Funchal all year round, but the city is in full colourful bloom during the spring months ... read more »
#8/46
Rating:
4.42857
(10 comments)
One day a gurgling waterfall surrounded by luxuriant oleanders,the next an endless sweep of golden sand. Countryside and beach co-exist beautifully here and you're absolutely spoilt for choice ... read more »
#9/46
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Porto
Few European cities can match the variety, the history and the sheer good value that are packed into Portugal’s charming northern capital of Porto. Here’s how to enjoy it, and where to stay... read more »
#10/46
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Funchal, Madeira
Madeira is known for bath chairs, blue rinses and a sherry-type tipple. But it has plenty to offer younger visitors, from groovy nightclubs to designer hotels and achingly trendy new restaurants... read more »
#11/46
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Lisbon
Trip type: Short Break
If Wallace and Gromit ever left the UK, this is how they'd tour round Lisbon. Forget the Wensleydale, though - this chic city is more interested in coffee, caipirinhas and custard tarts... read more »
#12/46
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Exploring a city built on hills and dancing the night away can take its toll on just about anyone. But I can assure you the pain is worth every minute spent in beautiful, seductive Lisbon... read more »
#13/46
Rating:
4.333335
(4 comments)
Destination: Setubal, Sintra, Lisbon
Stunning views, fabulous food and total relaxation - we found them all in Setubal on Portugal's west coast, where we based ourselves at a rustic B&B and explored the breathtaking Arrabida coast... read more »
#14/46
Rating:
4.2
(10 comments)
With the opening of a new airport at Beja, the peaceful Alentejo region is all set to welcome new visitors. Share with me some reminders of a turbulent past and enjoy the serenity of the present ... read more »
#15/46
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Eating out, for me, is a pleasure, a privilege to be shared. Read my selection of restaurants and cafes in the western Algarve where you can enjoy local delicacies in lesser known locations ... read more »
#16/46
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Madeira, Funchal
Trip type: Romance
Who says romantic breaks have to cost the earth? Sun-drenched Madeira offers a brilliant compromise on price, along with top-notch food and historical hotels to get you in the mood ... read more »
#17/46
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Madeira, Funchal
Madeira’s historic hiking trails wind through the gorgeous mountains, valleys and coastal scenery of this ’floating garden'... read more »
#18/46
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lagos, Algarve
Planning a lads' weekend away, and looking for somewhere that combines adventure, golf, good food and cracking nightlife? Portugal's western Algarve has got the winning formula down to a tee...... read more »
#19/46
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
It may be way off the usual tourist trail but that's all the more reason to love Portugal’s ancient capital of Coimbra and its beautiful surrounding countryside... read more »
#20/46
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Tavira
On Portugal's Algarve coast, pretty Tavira is a place to stroll around, sit at waterside cafes, eat pastries and watch the boats bob. It's also holiday heaven for beach-lovers.... read more »
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