If you’re looking for an ideal place to unwind and take a break from the daily pressures of a busy lifestyle, then Portugal has everything you could wish for. With so many great features for presenting a peaceful, hassle-free holiday, it should be a number one location choice. It offers beautiful countryside, marvelous beaches and cities of culture, where you can slow down, forget your stress and gently calm your mind.
Arranging travel to Europe could not be any easier. There are a myriad of options to suit every budget. However you will have the best opportunity to experience stress-free holidays to Portugal by arranging your accommodations and reservations early. Once you have everything organized, you and can give yourself up to complete leisure and recreation, knowing everything is in place.
To take best advantage of the mild climate, time spent outdoors in picturesque countryside is a great panacea for frazzled nerves. Walking along the shores of Portugal’s extensive coastline, presents an endless selection of beaches and seascapes to explore.
On the Alentejo Coast beside the Atlantic Ocean you will find hidden beaches, concealed among rocks or spreading forever along the stretches of golden sands. What better place for taking long walks and discovering secluded spots for perfect relaxation?
You can arrive at picturesque fishing villages like Porto Covo by taking a coast road. Relax in a restaurant in the village square, enjoy the local fresh fish catch, and soak up the peaceful vista of brightly painted fishing boats, bobbing in the small harbor. Local fishermen will take you over to nearby Ilha do Pessegueiro. Zambujeira is another unique spot located among scenic cliffs where you can walk along the path through the woods to find the Fountain of Love, (Fonte dos Amores), set among beautiful botanic gardens.
Culture and the City
A visit to Portugal would not be complete without a visit to its capital. Arguably the most interesting part of Lisbon, the historic Alfmama district, attracts many visitors. A tram ride on tram 28 will take you there. A wide angle view of the city can be appreciated from the ramparts of St George’s Castle.
No matter which of these locations you decide to try in Portugal, you can be assured that you will return from your holiday fully refreshed and at peace with the world.