Portugal is a land of romantic castles, luxury resorts, quiet fishing villages and cosmopolitan cities. a small country, Portugal is the westernmost nation on the continent of Europe. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Portuguese navigators such as da Gama, Cabral, Corte-Real and other explorers under Prince Henry pionerred the discovery of Africa, Asia and the Americas. The beautiful countryside is known for its calming rivers, hilly terrain and is dotted with windmills, cork, vineyards and olive groves.



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