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Great Road Trips: Portugal from Porto to Lisbon

Between two great cities unfolds a sunny and scenic journey into the heart of Portuguese culture, food, wine and history, shared by locals and tailored to you.

Postcards from Portugal

To give you more of a flavour of this holiday, here are a few short memories from us and our lovely Pura Aventura travellers. We'd love to help you create some of your own.

Far from being a posh winery, this is resolutely relaxed, undiluted by practiced panache. José and Manuela, both 82, work on ... Read More
The morning started with a homecooked breakfast delivered directly to the door and continued with a walk around the 'socalcos' ... Read More
It felt like an ancient ceremony of the Mediterranean forest. As the morning mist was clearing, I could feel, rather than hear, the cork ... Read More
The storks of the Costa Vicentina are, I'm told, the only storks to nest by the sea. And when I say by the sea, I don't mean they can see ... Read More
It's not that I recognize one turbot from another, but when I see this picture of a grilled turbot my mind wanders off ... Read More
I’ve seen many great sunsets in my life, but finishing a good day’s walk by jumping into the waves tinted by a giant red sun ... Read More
“I love this view because from up here you can see to San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro.” So said Sergio at the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte ... Read More
José Sousa Martins dedicated his life to caring for the poor, earning a reputation as a bit of a miracle worker ... Read More

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