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Travelogues Portugal

Travel reports about vacations in Portugal

Our Portugal travelogues are extended travel stories about off the beaten track vacations in Portugal. There are 4 travel reports from holidays in Portugal. These travel journals are illustrated with 91 photos. Each travelogue has a separate page with independent travel information about Portugal.

Portugal's Jewish heritage

A quest for the Jewish heritage in Portugal

Travelogue Portugal's Jewish heritage with 10 photos
Reportage of a quest for the Jewish heritage in Portugal, with visits to current synagogues in Lisbon and Belmonte and to the former synagogues in Castelo de Vide and Tomar, which date from before the Inquisition era. Conversations with historians and rabbis and visits to historic Jewish quarters, Judiaria, like the famous Alfama in Lisbon; meetings with Marranos, who kept their faith secretly for over 500 years. 10 photos.
Portugal's Jewish heritage travel information

Travel story & photos: Piet de Geus

City trip Évora and the stone age

Over 130 dolmens are scattered around this city alone

Travelogue City trip Évora and the stone age with 36 photos
Évora is a worthwhile destination just by itself: a Roman temple, an aquaduct, atmospheric streets with whitewashed houses and lots of landmarks. As an extra, in the surroundings of the city you can find many remains from the Stone Age. Around Telheiro and Monsaraz you can see menhirs, near Almendres a menhir and a cromlech. There are also dolmens around Zambujeiro and Sao-Brissos. 36 photos.
City trip Évora travel information

Travel story & photos: Kees van Tol

The Middle Ages in Alentejo province

Fortified towns along the Spanish border

Travelogue The Middle Ages in Alentejo province with 26 photos
On almost every hill top along the Spanish border in the Alentejo sits a fortified town, where time has stood still since the Middle Ages. The larger towns, Evora, Elvas, Estremoz and Castelo de Vide, each have their own particular charm. Bicycle trip through the Alentejo province of Portugal. 26 photos.
Bicycle vacation Alentejo,Portugal travel information

Travel story & photos: Piet de Geus

City Trip Lisbon

Lisbon is a city to look down on

Travelogue City Trip Lisbon with 19 photos
Lisbon is very much aware of its own beauty. In every high lying place you find a miradouro with a great view of the city. And there is much to see. Moreover, Lisbon has a lively nightlife with restaurants, cafés and extraordinary old coffeehouses. 19 photos.
City break Lisbon travel information

Travel story & photos: Piet de Geus

Book your holiday in Portugal online

Via online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Prices for hotels and car rental is usually much lower then what you pay at a travel store or at the location.

Book flights to & from Portugal:
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Holiday houses in Portugal:
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