Tourism in Portugal
At the beginning of December, Portugal won the World Travel Awards, becoming the first European country to win this distinction, defeating competitors such as Brazil, Greece, Maldives, USA, Morocco, Vietnam or Spain. Before, he had already been elected by the same institution as the Best European Destination of the Year. For the Lonely Planet travel guide, Portugal ranks third in the top 10 countries to meet next year.
Madeira was voted the best island destination in the world, Lisbon was awarded the best destination for a city break, and Porto had been elected earlier this year by the European Best Destinations website, the best European destination.
Before that, the British newspaper “The Telegraph” had pointed out 22 reasons to know Portugal. “The Independent” newspaper has recognized 8 reasons that make Portugal a gastronomic paradise.