Located on the Iberian Peninsula, the cost-effective destination of Portugal will broaden your global perspective and insight into one of the oldest countries in Europe. With over 250 million Portuguese speakers around the world, this country has left its mark on the world.
Having been fought over and invaded since prehistoric times, Portugal has a rich legacy of historical landmarks and monuments. Walk along the cobbled streets of the many small villages that dot the landscape, and soak up the history of centuries-old castles and ancient churches.
Visit Lisbon, the capital, and find hidden streets and quiet cafes away from the bustle of sightseers and tourist traps. Travel to the different regions of this beautiful country and savor the regional cuisine with a glass of famous Portuguese wine, while being serenaded by one of the local folk musicians singing a melancholic fado ballad.