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Adrenaline rushes and adventure in the Algarve

Adrenaline rushes and adventure in the Algarve

The Algarve’s diverse natural environment and modern infrastructure creates the perfect conditions for playing sport and taking part in exciting activities all year round. From kite-surfing and kayaking to horse-riding and hiking, the region offers a number of marine, land and aerial activities to celebrate the great outdoors .

A taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago de Compostela

A taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago de Compostela

The taste of the Portuguese Way to Santiago is the perfect short break for wine and food lovers from CaminoWays.com, the walking and cycling holiday specialists.

Holidaymakers choosing the Algarve or Costas will be quids in

Despite the pounding taken by sterling this year against the euro, holidaymakers planning trips to a European hotspot may find their holiday cash stretches further than expected because prices have plummeted in many popular resorts.

A wedding to remember at The Oitavos

A wedding to remember at The Oitavos

Luxury hotel and spa, The Oitavos is situated on Portugal's Atlantic coastline within the family-owned estate of Quinta da Marinha in the Sintra Cascais National Park.

Take the whole family on holiday

Take the whole family on holiday

Nearly half of Brits choose to travel with their extended family at least once a year, according to a survey by UK holiday rentals company HomeAway.co.uk.

Sharon Stone and Andie MacDowell set to christen two new river ships

Sharon Stone and Andie MacDowell set to christen two new river ships

Hollywood legends Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell and singer Michael Bolton are jetting to Portugal's Douro River this week to christen two new luxury river ships for DouroAzul - Portugal's leading river cruise company.

Top 5 cycling holidays for spring 2013

Top 5 cycling holidays for spring 2013

Once Easter weekend has passed and the clocks move forward an hour, the longer evenings bring a renewed sense of energy and motivation to holiday plans.

Algarve beaches are among the best in Europe

Algarve beaches are among the best in Europe

Two of the Algarve’s beaches have come in the top 25 in Europe as voted for by millions of travellers around the world who were polled for the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards this month.

Keep fit and active Nordic Walking in the unspoilt Western Algarve

Keep fit and active Nordic Walking in the unspoilt Western Algarve

The charming Quinta das Barrades plays host to a unique new series of weekend breaks catering to the popular health and fitness activity of Nordic Walking.

Five unique experiences in the Alentejo from the Amieira Marina

With 2013 fast approaching, a new year is the perfect time to make resolutions, break habits and best of all try something new.

Monte da Quinta tee up a ladies' golf break to remember for 2013

Monte da Quinta tee up a ladies' golf break to remember for 2013

All women love the chance to indulge in a spot of pampering and lady golfers can treat themselves on and off the course with an exciting new break being offered by Portugal's Monte da Quinta resort for 2013.

Escape winter at the Amieira Marina in Portugal

Escape winter at the Amieira Marina in Portugal

In the lesser-known Alentejo region of Portugal the Amieira Marina houseboat company sits on the shores of the glistening Alqueva Lake, Europe’s largest reservoir.

Madrid-Lisbon mountain bike tour

Madrid-Lisbon mountain bike tour

About thirty adventurers took part in the first edition of the Madrid-Lisbon mountain bike tour (Madrid-Lisbon MTBike): some rode the week the tour crossed Spain, others rode a few stages in Portugal.

Escape the winter blues to the mild climate of the Algarve

Escape the winter blues to the mild climate of the Algarve

If the cold winter weather gets you down, why not escape for a month or two to the sunnier, milder climate of Lagos in the unspoilt Western Algarve and stay in one of the fabulous one bedroom luxury apartments at the luxury Cascade Resort.

New luxury river cruiser to cruise Portugal's Douro

New luxury river cruiser to cruise Portugal's Douro

Luxury river cruise line AmaWaterways is set to return cruise the River Douro after an absence of nearly two years, with two new cruise itineraries operating between March and November 2013, on board the brand new luxury cruiser, AmaVida, which launches in March 2013.