• Group logo of Troia
    active 10 years, 9 months ago

    Tourism is the peninsula’s main activity due to its long beaches facing the Atlantic. There is a ferry boat connection between the peninsula and the city of Setúbal. Tróia has important archeological sites dating […]

    Public Group / 1 member
  • Group logo of Costa Vicentina
    active 10 years, 9 months ago

    Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park is a natural park in the Alentejo Region of south-central Portugal. It is one of the 30 Natural Park areas which are officially under Portuguese protection in the country.

    Public Group / 1 member
  • Group logo of Algarve
    active 10 years, 9 months ago

    The Algarve from Arabic: الغرب‎, Al-Gharb, meaning ”The West” is the southernmost region of mainland Portugal. The Algarve is the most popular tourist destination in Portugal, and one of the most popular in Europe.

    Public Group / 1 member
  • Group logo of Douro Valley
    active 10 years, 9 months ago

    The name, Latinized Durius, may have come from the Celtic tribes that inhabited the area before Roman times: the Celtic root is *dubro- and in modern Welsh dŵr is ”water” with cognate dobhar in Irish.
    The Douro […]

    Public Group / 1 member
  • Group logo of Coimbra, Portugal first capital
    active 10 years, 9 months ago

    Coimbra first nation’s capital during the High Middle Ages, it is better known for its university, the University of Coimbra, which is one of the oldest in Europe and the oldest academic institution in the […]

    Public Group / 1 member