Porto or Lisbon: Which Portuguese City to Visit?

Porto along the Douro River

Portugal is an incredibly beautiful country, famous for its long beaches, picturesque mountains, and great weather and cuisine, so there’s no wonder it’s a popular holiday destination. But deciding where to go in Portugal isn’t easy. For a city break, you’ll want to visit either Porto or Lisbon as they’re both vibrant cities on rivers, protected from the Atlantic Ocean with long histories and amazing food. In general, Lisbon is … Read More

The Perfect 2 to 3 Days in Porto Itinerary

Iconic Buildings of Porto

Planning a 2 or 3 days in Porto itinerary isn’t a tough task when you consider all of the wonderful things to do in the Portuguese city. Rising from the banks of the Douro River, Porto stands as a myriad of snaking streets and alleyways, beautiful bridges and rusty-orange rooftops. Second cities can often get overlooked by the traveller, which in the case of Porto would be a real shame … Read More

The Perfect 3 to 4 Days in Lisbon Itinerary

Beautiful Lisbon skyline

Lisbon, Portugal is a city that has been attracting visitors for many years. It’s a blend of rich history and vibrant culture that have transformed the city into a popular destination. When building your Lisbon itinerary, you’re going to come across countless things to do and see. Don’t get overwhelmed. If you have 3 to 4 days in Lisbon, you have plenty of time to explore the city’s highlights as … Read More

Is Portugal Expensive? A Portugal Trip Cost Guide

Porto Tram

Portugal remains a popular travel destination. The Algarve region in the south, famed as a package holiday destination and for its multitude of scattered beaches that lie at the base of sheer cliffs. The Douro Valley, the home of port production with its terraced vineyards and hillside villages. And of course its two most well-known cities, Lisbon and Porto with their unique sights rich in historical and cultural offerings. If … Read More