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Famous for its port wines, Portugal’s second city has much more to offer visitors than a tasting session at one of its renowned port-wine lodges.  There are many things to do on a Porto city break. Boasting a UNESCO World Heritage centre, arresting views of the River Douro with its iconic suspension bridge, and a...
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By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links, including for Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases Of all the things you can spend your time doing on a weekend in Portugal (and it’s a long list!), port tasting in Porto has to be one of the most pleasurable pursuits.  So if...
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By Emma Marshall This post contains affiliate links, including for Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases Holidays to Tavira Portugal are wonderful. It is located in the eastern part of the Algarve, a popular area for holidaymakers to visit. The Algarve is Portugal’s most southerly region, and forms a fringe along...
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By Emma Marshall My guide book said that Angra do Heroismo was one of the most beautiful cities in the Azores and a must-see for any visitor to the archipelago which lies in the Atlantic Ocean about 900 kilometres west from the Portuguese coast.  Having spent a couple of days exploring this delightful town this...
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The Caldeira das Setes Cicades By Emma Marshall Have you heard of the Azores and wondered where they were?  Wondered how easy it was to get to them, or why people seem to love their time there? Or whether it’s possible to visit for just a short break?  If so, then this post is for you. ...
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By Emma Marshall Things to do in Funchal, Madeira Funchal is the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira. It is a city with a beautiful old town, a rugged coastline, and a stunning background of hills and mountains. There are lots of things to do in Funchal – however, one thing not to be...
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