Lisbon

Spread across steep hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo, Lisbon offers all the delights you’d expect of Portugal’s star attraction, yet with half the fuss of other European capitals. Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint museums are all part of the colourful cityscape, but the real delights of discovery lie in wandering the narrow lanes…

Cabo da Roca

This cape topped by a lighthouse is the Westernmost point in Europe, marked by an inscription by poet Luis de Camões: “Here, land ends and the sea begins.” It’s one of Portugal’s most emblematic sites, a country always looking out to sea. View Gallery

Sintra

Sintra and its mystical hills dotted with fairytale palaces and extravagant villas have bewitched visitors for centuries. It is indeed an extraordinary place with a surreal mixture of history and fantasy, protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Its fairytale palaces, incredible vistas, and notable museum collections make it a destination you should make…