The Mediterranean is an all time favourite destination for experiencing the very best of summer, combining incredible weather with culture and delectable gastronomy. The most fiery temperament of the Mediterranean is definitely found in Portugal and Spain that share many similarities such as immaculate coasts among others, which can be explored with ease and comfort by choosing a boutique cruise from Lisbon or Malaga.
Bordering with the Atlantic to its west and the Mediterranean to its south, Portugal is the first… port to begin your discovery of unravelling the glories of the region. Lisbon, the capital city is a wonderful place be get familiarised with the charm of Portugal. Hilly and coastal, with its Sao Jorge castle, its imposing cathedral, the impressive Belem tower and its tramway roads, it is like no other European city.
Algarve, the southernmost area of the country is home to the wonderful Portimao and Silves towns where you will find striking beaches such as Praia da Rocha as well as riveting landmarks: the Moorish castle complex with its underwater reservoir, a 15th century bridge over the Rio Arade, and the 16th century city of Monchique with its picturesque cobblestone streets.