Portugal came sixth among the ten countries listed as having excellent quality values, with 87% of the country’s bathing waters meeting environmental standards.
PDV went to check out Lisbon’s most recent tour company. What at first looks like an ordinary school bus soon reveals an adventurous twist, as it plunges into the waters of the Tagus, offering sightseers the opportunity to see the city both from land and water.
Five of SATA’s flights have been cancelled, namely between São Miguel, Terceira, Graciosa and São Jorge, according to airline spokesman José Gamboa.
The promotional film focuses on the best that Portugal has to offer in several sectors, from tourism to business, and includes several national talents such as football manager José Mourinho, footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and award-winning architect Souto de Moura.
The festival is one of the country’s most popular with Portuguese and foreign tourists, despite its relative newness.
Imagine a place where you can go hiking, see volcanoes, do some whale and dolphin watching all in the same day. You can even have your lunch cooked in a pit oven under the hot volcanic soil – the real slow food. Welcome to the Açores (or Azores)!
By Célia Pedroso
To “keep office depression at bay while the rest of the world has fun”, CNN listed 4 of the world’s best surf towns – and included Portugal’s Ericeira.
Foreigners could be starting to wake up to Nazaré’s potential thanks to American surfer Garrett McNamara, who recently caught there the world’s biggest wave.
According to leading travel website Trip Advisor, head to Lisbon and let the friendly locals show you around. And forget sky high prices.
The Castle of St George is an archaeological cluster, a palate of cultural diversity reflecting centuries of change and adaptations. In short, it’s a symbol of Lisbon that can be seen from every point in the city and marks the first recorded human occupation of the city.