The Algarve, Portugal is a well known holiday destination famous for its sun drenched beaches, stunning scenery, fantastic golf courses and surfing. But for the more discerning traveller, Portugal is so much more. It is a land of diversity, steeped in heritage and culture, with castles and monuments that are well preserved and a variety of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, amazing vineyards and cities where you can lose yourself in a bygone era, without compromising on modern day luxuries.
Central Portugal may not be the top of the list for a holiday of luxury, heritage and culture, as the region is still relatively unknown to the world as a top travel destination, and sometimes we wonder if it would be better to remain so. But there are 3 locations in Central Portugal that should top the list of any visit, each very different, but with the the honour