Portugal lies in SW Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It's the westernmost nation in mainland Europe. The Atlantic Ocean is on its west; Spain is on its E & N. Most people in Portugal are Roman Catholics (80%). Its language is Portuguese. Of course, foreign languages are also spoken by some of the population.
Coimbra, Portugal. Country's medieval capital. Buzzing ancient university town. Stay....Hotel Quinta das Lagrimas in the old house. Visit uni library. Shop around Rua do Quebra Costas. Eat at Loggia Restaurant in the museum with views of dome of Se Velha cathedral and Mondego river.
Whether you’ve got a few days, a week or longer, here are three itineraries to give you a taste of Portugal’s varied attractions | Via Rough Guides Our Grand Tour takes in the country’s unmissable historic towns and natural attractions, while the wine route will guide you around remote rural gems. We also recommend the best beaches in a country famed for its fabulous sands. #Portugal