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Things to do in Portugal

Things to do

Ready to dive into the vibrant vibes and sun-soaked adventures of Portugal? Whether you’re cruising with your family, sparking romance with your significant other, or living it up with your squad, we’ve got the ultimate guide to make your Portuguese escapade absolutely epic. And because we know that a holiday isn’t complete without some culinary delights, we’ve thrown in some top-notch restaurant recommendations so you'll never have to have the restaurant debate again (although, we can't confirm this, sorry!).

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Things to do in the Algarve for...


  1. Zoomarine: Dive into a world of aquatic fun, with dolphin shows and water slides galore!

  2. Lagos Zoo: Get up close and personal with some furry and feathered friends.

  3. Ponta da Piedade Boat Tour: Explore stunning caves and grottos on this family-friendly adventure.

  4. Aqualand Algarve: Slides, pools, and splashy fun await!

  5. FIESA Sand Sculpture Festival: Marvel at incredible art made entirely from sand.


  1. Sunset Cruise from Albufeira: Sail into the sunset with a glass of bubbly in hand.

  2. Wine Tasting in Lagoa: Dive into the famous flavours of the Algarve.

  3. Couples Massage at a Beachfront Spa: Relax and unwind to the sound of the waves.

  4. Stargazing in the Algarvian Countryside: Connect under a blanket of stars.

  5. Romantic Dinner in Carvoeiro: Dine cliffside with stunning sea views.


  1. Jeep Safari in the Algarve: Buckle up for an off-road adventure!

  2. Bar Crawl in Albufeira: Discover the best nightlife spots in town.

  3. Surfing in Sagres: Ride the waves and make some splashy memories.

  4. Catamaran Party Cruise: Sun, sea, and a DJ – what more could you ask for?

  5. Paintball in Albufeira: Unleash your competitive side in a battle of colours.

Foodie hotspots

  1. Casa do Prego: A trendy spot with mouth-watering dishes.

  2. O Marinheiro: For seafood lovers and romantic vibes.

  3. Restaurante O Antonio: A hidden gem with stunning cliff views.

Things to do in Lisbon for...


  1. Oceanário de Lisboa: Dive into the underwater world at one of the largest indoor aquariums.

  2. Lisbon Zoo: Meet the animals and enjoy a cable car ride over the park.

  3. Science and Technology Museum: Interactive fun and learning for all ages.

  4. Tram 28 Ride: Explore the city’s iconic neighbourhoods in style.

  5. Time Out Market: A foodie paradise with something for everyone.


  1. Sunset at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte: A breathtaking view and a moment to cherish.

  2. Fado Night in Alfama: Experience the soulful sounds of Portugal’s traditional music.

  3. Wine Tasting in Bairro Alto: Sip your way through Portugal’s finest.

  4. Romantic Stroll in Belém: Discover history and indulge in the famous pastéis de nata.

  5. Candlelit Dinner in Mouraria: A hidden gem for foodies in love.


  1. Night Out in Bairro Alto: Bars, music, and endless fun.

  2. Lisbon Pub Crawl: Discover the city’s best nightlife with new friends.

  3. Group Cooking Class: Whip up some Portuguese culinary delights together.

  4. Bike Tour along the Tagus River: Explore the city on two wheels.

  5. Escape Room Challenge: Put your heads together and solve the puzzle.

Foodie hotspots

  1. Cervejaria Ramiro: For seafood lovers and a lively atmosphere.

  2. Taberna da Rua das Flores: A cosy spot with innovative dishes.

  3. Cantinho do Avillez: Modern Portuguese cuisine in a chic setting.

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