Portugal holidays. Holiday rentals and tourist information

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Portugal is a dream vacation destination. Filled with spectacular beaches, warm sunshine and sparkling seas all year round you will be guaranteed to have an unforgettable holiday. With its great weather Portugal is country that can be visited at any time of the year and is famous for its breath taking beaches. Enjoy the perfect beach holiday as Portugal offers all the natural elements that are necessary for the perfect beach holiday along with warm, friendly hospitality that is evident is all the locals you will meet.

One region of Portugal not be missed is Algarve. Situated towards the South of Portugal, this region still bear's traces of Moorish presence in its architecture. Algarve has a host of activities to offer holiday makers which range from golf, cycling, tennis and extensive water sports as well as a vibrant thriving nightlife. Stroll along quaint fishing villages, sample fresh local delicacies that are guaranteed to tingle your taste buds, work on your tan at spectacular beaches or indulge in discovering historical masterpieces; regardless of what type of holiday you are looking for Algarve is likely to be able to provide it for you. Algarve is also famous for its distinctive Vineyards and orchards which are full of unspoiled nature. Another monument not be missed are the castles and architectural masterpieces some which date back to the 12th Century.

The Lisbon Region is another tourist hotspot which should not be missed. Popular landmarks in this region include the Tower of Belem, the National Palace and Saint George's Castle. Lisbon boasts of a mild Mediterranean climate throughout the year and has numerous museums, gardens and parks which are tourist attractions.

Another region which should not be missed is Alentejo. Situated towards the south-central area of Portugal this region has much to offer holiday makers. This region offers a journey into the past while at the same time providing the comforts of modern living. Take in the astounding historical monuments, medieval villages, architecture and scenery. This region is also famous for spectacular golf courses. Alentejo also offers mouth watering local delicacies as well as unique wines and local entertainment such as polyphonic singing groups. Evora, classified a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasts of well preserved medieval buildings and architecture which will make you feel almost as if you have stepped in to the past. Evora contains over 4000 buildings of Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture and therefore has been named a museum-city.

Mertola lies next to the Spanish border. Look forward to many hours of spectacular sightseeing as you will come across Islamic art, ancient architecture, a mosque which was built in the 12th century and still retains most of its original architecture and various other historical artifacts that are bound to thrill you and leave you with unforgettable memories.

Travelling around Portugal is relatively easy. You can choose to charter flights or take inland flight to most of the main regions. Another option available would be to use the public transport as it is known to be efficient and comfortable. Another option would be for you to rent a car and drive around to your desired locations. You could also travel by train as this will leave you free to take in the amazing scenery and is also a comfortable, reliable means of transportation. Taxis are also readily available around most of the cosmopolitan areas of Portugal such as Lisbon. Another great way to travel is to walk along the beautiful cobbled sidewalks or cycle around to take in the wondrous sights and atmosphere of the place.