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Sharer of the Iberian Peninsula with it’s attached neighbour Spain. Although Portugal is considerably smaller than it’s Iberian brother, it certainly makes up for it in mediterranean charm, enchantment and all round good vibes.

Travel to Portugal and you’ll get a mix of everything from the obvious golden, sandy beaches, right through to lovely cobblestone villages, medieval castles and rugged countryside. Add to that the excellent food and authentic, world class wine and you’ve got the makings of a truly exquisite European excursion.

Cinematic scenery, great food and captivating history really are just the start. It’d be a crime not to mention the pulsating city life, with the likes of Lisbon, the hub of culture and the ever underrated Porto. Once you’ve visited these remarkable cities, you’ll find them creeping their way onto your favourite cities list. And you’ll wonder why you never thought to visit sooner.