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Portugal

Portugal is a country that is full of charm, with its stunning coastline, rich culture, and delicious cuisine. From the historic streets of Lisbon to the colorful neighborhoods of Porto, and the sun-kissed beaches of Faro, Portugal is a travel destination that promises to enchant and delight visitors of all ages. Whether you’re sampling fresh seafood, wandering through medieval castles, or simply soaking up the sun on a sandy beach, Portugal has something for everyone. So pack your bags, grab a glass of port wine, and get ready to discover the magic of this beautiful and captivating country!

Make a day trip to Ericeira, a small Portuguese town known for its beaches, small coves, big waves and tranquil atmosphere.
Explore below some of the best kept secrets and recommendations of our colleague Caroline, who was introduced to Lisbon and the poetry of saudade at an early age thanks to her Portuguese mother.
Welcome to the enchanting city of Évora, a captivating gem of the Alentejo region, with a picturesque landscape and a rich history.
Fado is Lisbon’s version of the blues and Senhor Vinho is known as one of the best places to hear this music live.
From the spectacular beaches of Cascais to the historical town of Sintra and the hidden beauties of Queluz, there are plenty of fun day trips from Lisbon!
Porto is an increasingly popular destination, and when you get there, it’s easy to see why. This multi-faceted city skillfully blends different worlds. Here, historic monuments span the centuries and will take you on a journey back in time.
There are a host of natural parks in Europe, some of which are unknown to the public. Here are 5 nature destinations off the beaten track!
Pastéis de Belém or Pastel de nata is the egg tart that you’ll find served all over Lisbon, Portugal, especially in one iconic place!
Porto, the belle of the north, presents a different face of the country. A village feel, with streets paved with black and white stone mosaics and hyper-local culinary delights.
Is Portugal is Europe’s best-kept culinary secret? Find out the essential things to eat in Lisbon to properly taste Portuguese cuisine.
Planning a surfing trip to Portugal? Add the best Beaches in the Algarve to your itinerary in the Sagres area.
Did you know that southern Portugal enjoys a sunny Mediterranean climate all year round?
How to plan a day trip to the Douro Valley from Porto to discover its quintas, vineyards and photogenic highlights.
The elusive patio of the Casa da Música offers unprecedented view of one of Portugal’s most beautiful cities. Come discover its hidden lounge!
Marie-Ève, Air Transat Flight attendant, visits David Moore’s surf school to include a decidedly chill villa where surfers of any and all expertise can stay for a week and take lessons, eat, relax and do yoga together.
Discover the stunning hiking trails of Madeira, from coastal cliffs to lush forests. Explore the diverse landscapes of this nature paradise.
There are plenty of reasons to discover Portugal’s two most popular regions anytime, but the trend now is to go…during the winter. And here’s why.
There’s nothing more liberating than escaping the everyday on a Portugal road trip.
9 breakfast pastries you must try across Europe from the classic croissant in Paris to the decadent brioche and gelato in Palermo.
Time Out Market, also known as the Mercado da Ribeira, is a fine dining food hall filled with Lisbon’s best food and drinks.
For great drinks, a bite to eat and a lively night out on the town, there’s no better area of Lisbon than Bairro Alto.
While she’s travelled the world, Marie-Eve keeps coming back to Portugal’s capital. Her lifelong connection to the city makes her the ideal guide to a series of unforgettable Lisbon experiences.
Here are my favourite places in Lisbon, ancient as well as modern. Because it would be a shame to do one and skip the other.
10 of Lisbon’s best restaurants as chosen by Air Transat travellers, from fish and seafood specialties to the city’s best food market.
Portugal has an unsuspected natural heritage. The Alentejo region is a great option for nature lovers.
Looking to get inspired? Here are 10 of our most iconic and quintessentially European holiday experiences that you will never want to forget.
Known as the heart of Lisbon, Chiado is characterized by its stately architecture and abundance of boutiques for some of the best shopping in Lisbon.
Porto has always been a hub for commerce and industry, but its design attractions are also some of the best in Europe.
Portugal is well-known for its beautiful beaches, but did you know there’s a chapel in Miramar, Porto, that’s completely surrounded by one?
Plan your ideal Algarve itinerary with our expert tips on Faro, Carvoeiro, and Lagos featurnig the best beaches, historical sites, and towns.