Things to Do in Portugal
There are boundless things to do in Portugal and the activities can be based around the country’s love for exquisite food and wine, long stretches of coastline and gorgeous beaches, or interesting culture and traditions.
Whether you’re interested in exploring centuries old medieval hilltop towns, getting hands-on and making your own pastel de nada (custard tart), stomping some grapes in a family-owned vineyard, or just lazing the days away on a sun drenched coast while the children participate in the exclusive Scott Dunn Explorers Club, we have many wonderful experiences we can suggest. If it’s a romantic trip for two or a family adventure you’re after, let our experts suggest unforgettable experiences to enrich your vacation.
We’ve found 35 holiday ideas for you
Lisbon by private yacht
Best for: Sailing & surfing
Appreciate Lisbon from the sea, gaining a different view of the city’s sights while relaxing on board a private yacht. Discover the maritime history of the city that transformed Portugal into a colonial power with Lisbon at the heart of its empire.
Surfing in Portugal
Best for: Adventure, Sailing & surfing
Thanks to its position on the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal offers fantastic surfing opportunities suitable for both experts and beginners alike. Close to Lisbon you'll find some of the best beaches for an exhilarating surfing lesson.
Traditional Wine Estates Tour in the Douro Valley
Douro Valley, Portugal
Best for: Couples, Culture
Discover the world of wine with a tour of the Douro Valley’s traditional wine estates. Your expert guide will share the secrets behind authentic wine production while you taste a selection of Portuguese vintages.