Portugal is a country embedded in its natural history. You will see modern day housing among ancient buildings, with villages and towns built on rolling hillsides that face the sun, Portugal is an ideal holiday destination. The city of Faro, which is the capital city of the region of Algarve, remains almost the same as it was in the 18th century, and so attracts thousands of tourists every year who come to look at the stylistic villages and buildings.
Visit the city of Porto, the origin of the now well renowned wine known as port. Due to its location on the mouth of the Douro River and the current fantastic state of many of its ancient buildings, Porto has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996. The centre of Porto has a mixture of narrow streets, the Cais da Ribeira running through its streets, and a beautiful harbour filled with old Rabelo boats and excursion ships designed for travelling up the river.
A beautiful country with several picturesque cities that are representative of ancient cultures, Portugal is great for holiday makers looking to relax in an ancient setting with a modern twist to it. Plus because of Portugal’s many archaic buildings, several of Portugal’s cities have been recognised as UNESCO World Heritage sites.