Why Visit Portugal
Why visit Portugal ? Portugal is the perfect country to spend an unforgettable holiday, a Country with a great variety from gastronomy to beautiful monuments to traditions not to be missed. has a mild climate, a coastline of 850 kms with fantastic beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean.
The Tourism in Portugal offers from heat and beautiful beaches, especially in the Algarve, in the Alentejo Coast, Peniche, Nazaré. The monuments present in important cities like Lisbon, Porto, Coimbra and Sintra. The religion where it is especially present in Fátima and Braga, also associating religious festivals in Portuguese cities. The Nature a rich diversity present from north to south of the Country, the maximum points in the Archipelago of the Azores and in the region of Serra da Estrela.
Do not miss visiting these other magnificent cities, such as, Aveiro, with its canals looks like Venice, Evora an ancient city, Take the city of the Templars, Battle for its history of struggles against the Castilians, antiquity and beautiful streets Óbidos, and without forgetting Guimarães, by many considered the city Cradle of Portugal.
Portugal is in the extreme southwest of the European continent. The Archipelago of Madeira and the Archipelago of the Azores belong to Portugal, both in the Atlantic Ocean. Continental Portugal occupies an area of approximately 88,889km2, has a maximum width of 218kms and a length of 561kms. It has 832 kms of coast and 1,215kms of land border with Spain approximately.
Portugal is not only the continent we also have the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. The archipelago of the Azores is located in the Atlantic Ocean along with the archipelago of Madeira has a surface of 2.355kms2, is formed by 9 islands. The plane ride takes about two hours. The Madeira Archipelago, with a Surface of 741km2, is located 500kms off the coast of Africa and about 1000 of the European coast. It is formed by the Island of Madeira, Porto Santo Island, the Desertas Islands and the Selvagens Islands, nowadays, these last two islands are natural reserves. It is located about an hour and a half away by plane.