Escape with relaxing holidays to Portugal
Great weather, beautiful coastlines with sandy beaches, excellent choice of golf courses, delicious cuisine and friendly locals, a holiday in Portugal is a great choice for a relaxing sunny break in 2013.
- Who Goes There: Portugal is the ideal place for sun seekers, but it's also full of culture. Lisbon is loved by city break fans, for its rich arts scene and nightlife, whilst Porto and the Alentejo are major wine regions that wine buffs will enjoy. The Algarve, in the south, is a golfing hotspot.
- When To Go: The warm climate means that Portugal is a brilliant year-long destination. Summer and autumn are perfect times for exploring the cities, whilst the Algarve hits its peak in the summer months.
- Don't Miss: Cafe culture in Portugal is a massive part of your holiday experience. Coffee is one of the nation's favourite drinks and you'll find cafes and cake shops even in small villages and towns here. Ask for 'um bica' and you'll get an espresso for around 50 cents. What a bargain!
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As the capital city, Lisbon is the hub for trendy holidaymakers. With a great range of museums and art galleries, many of which are just a few Euros to enter, you'll be able to spend your days soaking up the atmosphere and getting inspired. There's also a wide range of shops to choose from, including international stores and local boutiques.
By night, Lisbon is awash with buzzing night spots and stylish bars where you can enjoy a few cocktails. This is an ideal place for a weekend away, or a classy Hen do with the girls. Grab a bargain city break to Lisbon by checking the deals page.
The Algarve is Portugal’s premier holiday destination with its gorgeous coastline boasting lovely sandy beaches, striking cliffs and rocky coves; it’s the ultimate choice for a memorable beach holiday.
An all inclusive cheap Algarve holiday is the perfect choice for a care-free family break, made even better with well equipped hotels and resorts with great kids facilities, so the parents can unwind whilst the kids are kept entertained in a safe environment. Throw in 14 of Europe’s top 100 golf courses and you can be sure you’ll never be short of things to do.
Away from the beaches, Portugal is known for its abundance of picture perfect towns with incredible histories. If you want a bit of time off the beach then there are plenty of places to explore around Porto, where you can enjoy wine tours and learn about the impact of Port wine on the region.
Explore the culture with a Portugal City Break
Portugal has much more to offer than just beaches and golf courses; there are some magnificent cities to discover from the cosmopolitan capital Lisbon to the northern city of Porto steeped in history and sat on the Douro River. A city break in Portugal is a great way to get to know the country as well as see some wonderful architecture and sample fantastic Portuguese cuisine.
If you’re looking for a mix of a city and beach holiday then look no further than a Lisbon holiday. With its great culture and bustling night life it is also close to many blue flag beaches which are known for their great wind and kite surfing, so it's a great destination for group holidays.
Find out more about great Portugal attractions in easyJet Holidays' things to do in Portugal guide and discover even more reasons to visit this fantastic country.
Further afield, don't miss Madeira which is just over 3 and a half hours' flight from the UK and is a beautiful Portuguese island retreat in the Atlantic.
Tailor made Portugal holidays
Whether you’re looking for a long beach holiday or a short city break to Portugal, easyJet Holidays has great deals on holidays to Portugal at amazing resorts and hotels. You can save even more money on your holiday by booking your hotel and flights together with easyJet Holidays and you will have the flexibility of no restrictions on how long or short your next break is!