A Gap Year in Portugal

Why go backpacking in Portugal?

Backpacking in Portugal is gradually becoming more popular thanks to its beautiful cities, lovely weather, and distinct culture. Slowly, Portugal is becoming a mainstay on any InterRail trip.

Portugal shares the Iberian Peninsula with neighbouring Spain and is a richly cultured country with stunning beaches; a truly vibrant travel destination. It was once among the poorest countries in Western Europe, but has quickly grown in financial status since the ’70s to become strong and stable.

 

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Highlights Of Spain & Portugal

from £423

7 days

Portugal, Spain

A 7-day jam-packed tour giving you a quick highlights experience of Spain and Portugal, from the main cities to the...

Fantastic Morocco, Spain & Portugal

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14 days

Morocco, Portugal, Spain

From Marrakesh to Madrid this fantastic tour visits three countries over 14 days. From couscous to tapas and from desert...

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What to see in Portugal

The Algarve region in the south, lies on the Atlantic coastline and is one of the most popular with travellers. The cheap cost of accommodation, coupled with tourist friendly lifestyle, beautiful blue skies and stunning beaches, make it a great destination for backpackers and gap year travellers alike.

Take your camera if you’re travelling to Portugal. Photographically speaking, the light here is stunning, so taking great photos is easy!

The Algarve region in the south, lies on the Atlantic coastline and is one of the most popular with travellers. The cheap cost of accommodation, coupled with tourist friendly lifestyle, beautiful blue skies and stunning beaches, make it a great destination for backpackers and gap year travellers alike.

Take your camera if you’re travelling to Portugal. Photographically speaking, the light here is stunning, so taking great photos is easy!

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