Portugal



This country is known as « the Gentle Land ».
Welcome to watchmojo.com and today we'll be continuing our travel series with a look at Portugal.
Found in Western , Portugal is situated on the most edge of the iberian peninsula. Bordering on the and the Atlantic on the west, it has a population of over 10 million people, spread over an area about more than 35000 . The country has a warm climate which is most evident during and . It experiences the majority of its rain and wind during fall and . As one of the oldest European nations, it's no surprise Portugal has a deep and culture rich , which you can see in the architecture of the region. Manor houses, churches and magnificent castles adorn the Portuguese . One notable attraction is the 16th century Pigos which stands less than two miles from the historic of Tomar. Partly due to its large coastal area, Portugal is home to many beautiful and diverse landscapes. Nature lovers are sure to marvel at the many , rock formations, and waterfalls found among the . If you want to relax on the sand or cool off in the ocean, Portugal also has several . If you'd like to try out some activities, there are many that will suit your fancy, including horseback riding or golf at any of the country's fine courses. More adventurous types can take to the skies by angliding. When it comes to culture, be sure to visit one of Portugal’s energetic , including the capital Lisbon. Many of these municipalities feature a mix of traditional lifestyles and modern living. Don't forget to enjoy Portuguese cuisine, especially when it comes to the wine and seafood, before heading out for drinks and a night on the town. Whether you're a history buff or a culture fan, a seafood lover or a nature enthusiast, a golfer or a party-goer, Portugal has it all.

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