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The impressive main gate of Almeida has stood for over 200 years

Step back in history with a visit to Almeida

Destination: Almeida

Far from Portugal’s popular tourist regions lies Almeida, a land of amazing landscapes, picturesque towns, and some of the most impressive historical sites in Europe

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Drinking and strolling by the Douro

Porto: world capital of (very) slow food

Destination: Porto

It’s not only the port wine which ages in Porto, Portugal’s second city. Humans, too, can put on a couple of years between arriving at a restaurant and being served

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Porto: the quayside on the Douro

Porto: the perfect weekend city

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

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Exploring Porto

Destination: Porto

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

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The battlements in Guimaraes Castle

Guimaraes- the historical heart of Portugal

Destination: Guimaraes

Guimaraes is a bite-sized historical gem, within easy travelling distance of magnificent Porto in Northern Portugal. Lovers of medieval charm will be captivated by this European City of Culture 2012

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View of the Douro

Tasting the high life in Porto

by rfield

Destination: Porto

There’s more to Porto for alcohol lovers to enjoy than plain old port. Ever heard of white port? No? Well, read on…

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