Portugal, located along the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula, is one of Europe’s best travel destinations. Its long history as a proud seafaring nation have imparted a rich cultural and architectural legacy. As home to many ancient empires, Portugal today delights visitors with surprises. In the capitol Lisbon, see the magnificent Tower of Belem or visit the hilltop Moorish castle and palace ruins at Sao Jorge Castle. In the north, Porto charms with its Baroque and Romanesque churches, concert halls, and museums. Nothern countryside vineyards produce some of the world’s best wine. Along Portugal’s southern Atlantic coast, you can see the beautiful seaside cliffs around Lagos. With so much to do up and down the country, a visit to Portugal will leave you with the memories of a lifetime.