The interactive map of the main regions of continental Portugal and the Islands. Brief description of the regions and their features.
Do you still think that Portugal is just about the sun, beach, and football?
Have you ever thought about taking a trip along the curved Douro? Are you ready to stay in local Quintas, which were built more than 100 years ago? Will you taste wine from local cellars? Are you ready to take a ride along the Portuguese canals like in Venice? Maybe you dreamed of watching whales in the middle of the Atlantic?
This and many other things are waiting for you in Portugal. You need to get acquainted with the regions and choose the most interesting cities and attractions for your own liking.
Portugal can be divided into seven main regions.
Central Portugal offers a lot of contrast things. There are mountains and excellent beaches. You can find one of the oldest universities in Europe, the mysterious Templar castle and the Holy Land of Fatima, where thousands of pilgrims go every year. It's also worth noting that the famous 'Serra da Estrela' cheese is also manufactured here.
In this region, time seems to slow down. Cork groves, olive trees, and kilometers of magnificent beaches. The ancient hills offer picturesque views of the quiet and calm rivers. The local cuisine is very diverse, no matter what dish you choose, it will perfectly complement the rich taste of first-class Alentejano wine.
These are the islands of volcanic origin with unspoiled nature and friendly locals. Discover the incredible beauty of the lakes and the endless ocean. This region is a favorite place for modern sailors.