Travel with Guideposts to Sunny Portugal

Travel with Guideposts to Sunny Portugal

Whitewashed villages, beautiful beaches, medieval castles and exciting cities—these are just a few of the attractions that have long enticed travelers from around the world to visit Portugal.  Enjoy these beautiful images for a relaxing mini-vacation now, or  experience this magical country yourself on a trip with Margaret Peale Everett, daughter of Guideposts founder Norman Vincent Peale, and many Guideposts readers! 

  • Cascais Bay, a scenic coastal resort on the “Portuguese Riviera.”

    Cascais Bay

    Cascais is a scenic coastal resort on the “Portuguese Riviera.”

  • Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, is set on seven hills overlooking the Tagus River.

    Lisbon in Daytime

    Portugal’s capital is set on seven hills overlooking the Tagus River.

  • Lisbon's Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stands watch where great navigators once set forth.

    Lisbon Belem Tower

    This impressive structure, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stands watch where great navigators once set forth.

  • The Monument to Discoveries in Lisbon honors intrepid Portuguese explorers and their patrons.

    The Monument to Discoveries

    This monument in Lisbon honors intrepid Portuguese explorers and their patrons.

  • The picturesque town of Sintra was the summer residence of Portuguese kings for centuries.

    Sintra Scenery

    This picturesque town, a UNESCO site, was the summer residence of Portuguese kings for centuries.

  • In Obidos, whitewashed houses are held in by medieval city walls.

    A Street in Obidos

    Whitewashed houses are held in by medieval city walls.

  • The Sanctuary of Fátima comprises a number of buildings on the site where three local children reported witnessing an angel and, later, the Virgin Mary.

    Fatima Cathedral

    The Sanctuary of Fátima comprises a number of buildings on the site where, beginning in 1916 and continuing into 1917, three local children reported witnessing an angel and, later, the Virgin Mary.

  • The fields where grapes for Alentejo's full-bodied wines are grown

    Grape Fields of Alentejo

     Visitors to this region can enjoy winery tours and tastings of the full-bodied character of the wines of this region.

  • The magnificent views found in the Algarve, the most southwesterly point in Europe, include 200–foot cliffs plunging into the Atlantic.

    Algarve Beach

    The magnificent views found in this, the most southwesterly point in Europe, include 200–foot cliffs plunging into the Atlantic.

  • The Algarve Coast, Portugal's most popular tourist destination

    The Algarve Coast

    This region is Portugal's most popular tourist destination, and one of Europe's most popular.

  • Many travelers choose to visit this local cork factory and museum to learn about the material's importance and many uses.

    The Cork Museum

    Portugal is the world’s top producer of cork. Many travelers choose to visit this local factory and museum to learn about its importance and many uses.

  • The charming agricultural village of Azeitao is known for its red wine, olive trees, and country estates.

    Azeitao Vineyard

    This charming agricultural village is known for its red wine, olive trees, and country estates.

  • Many family-run shops demonstrate how azulejos, the hand-painted tiles for which Portugal is famous, are made.

    Hand-Painted Tiles

    Many family-run shops demonstrate how azulejos, the hand-painted tiles for which Portugal is famous, are made.

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