Long before Harry Potter cast his spell on the world, the people and places of Portugal inspired J.K. Rowling in creating her magical realm.
Literary nerds, rejoice!
You don’t need to speak much Portuguese to recoil in horror when a scan of the booze aisle reveals “Licor de Merda.” Wait, what? “Liqueur of Poop”? Why would anybody drink that?
The underpaid editors at Fodor’s know a thing or two about economic travel!
Here are our picks for the best places to enjoy fine food, delicious drinks, and glorious views in one of Europe’s prettiest—and sunniest—capitals.
This surprisingly affordable city is full of historic castles, beautiful parks, and gorgeous hotels.
With its hilltop castle, rattling trams, stellar animal attractions, and a wide river flowing out to some seriously pretty beaches, the Portuguese capital is one of Europe’s best destinations for families.
With prime positions in some of the city’s most scenic locations, Lisbon’s vintage-chic kiosks are perfect for a mid-stroll pick-me-up, or an evening of leisurely drinking and dining.
The Aldea chef chats about the best eats and activities in Portugal, why he loves fly fishing, and his favorite New York City pizza spots.