With its pleasant climate, 3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850 kilometers of splendid beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect holiday retreat all year round. It has an abundance of medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and vast stretches of sun kissed beaches. The small kingdom on the edge of the Iberian Peninsula flourished in the 16th century to become one of the world’s greatest sea faring nations. Its famous sailors like Vasco Da Gama were one of the pioneers of world exploration and bought vast wealth and riches. The capital city of Lisbon is spread over seven hills and is packed with historical attractions. Portuguese islands of Madeira and Azores are located in the Atlantic Ocean and can be accessed by flight as well as on cruise ships. Blessed with an abundance of sunshine, Portugal produces one of the finest wines in the world and will definitely amaze you when you enjoy a traditional Portuguese meal. The country is home to some of the best Golf parks in Europe and is an ideal retreat for golf aficionados. To really encapsulate Portugal is challenging as albeit of its small size, the country is rich with culture, ancient architecture, natural beauty, prodigious music and sumptuous food.
Ideal time to visit Portugal & Madeira
Portugal has a favorable climate of long sunny days and mild winters, with the Algarve having short winters, early springs, and hot summers. Madeira has a beautiful sub-tropical climate.
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