Portugal has a lot to offer, from historical and cobblestone villages to golden beaches, medieval castles full of amazing stories, captivating cities, great food, tasty wine, and dreamily idyllic scenery. Indulge in freshly baked bread, long-maturing cheese, olives, and smoked meats. Don't miss out on trying the popular seafood stew called cataplana. Portugal is a destination for hiking the granite peaks of Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês, exploring ancient and historic villages in Beiras, admiring cliffs that feel like the edge of the world, and enjoying dune-covered beaches and sandy islands in calm blue seas. And last but not least, Portugal is known for its festivals filled with dance, drinking, and feasting on amazing food in Lisbon or Porto.