Portugal is located in the southwest of europe and bathed by the atlantic ocean. It is merely hours away from any european capital
With about 3000 hours of sunlight per year, the weather in Portugal is pleasant, and its blue sky striking. The 850Km of coastline display breathtaking beaches, making Portugal one gigantic beach itself, ideal for surfers of all levels and from all over the globe. For this reason, the main international surfing events are hosted in Portugal.
Standing amongst the safest countries in the World, in Portugal people may also enjoy a very accessible cost of living when compared to other European countries. Not only does Portugal offer a large cultural patrimony and many leisure activities, but it also offers special gastronomy, with excellent wines and typical dishes where codfish is king.
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Portugal’s cuisine is as rich and varied as its landscape.
The most distinctive feature of Portuguese cuisine comes from the sea. As you enjoy a simple grilled fish, always fresh like the seafood that abounds from end to end along the coast, you can be sure that you are in Portugal! Cataplanas, bouillabaisses and any other fish or seafood dish are also excellent choices.
- Art and Culture
The land that is now Portugal has been inhabited for thousands of years and its national boundaries have been defined for eight centuries. This long history is reflected in a particular culture that is the result of the mixture of the many peoples who settled here and those that the Portuguese encountered on their journeys of Discovery.
It is found in the villages and towns, in the monuments and traditions, which bring together influences that the Portuguese have applied creatively. And the omnipresent sea has also shaped our personality and taken us beyond the continent of Europe, enabling us to learn and share with the rest of the world.
One of the countries with the best beaches in the world for water sports, such as surfing, rowing, canoeing, sailing and kitesurfing or simply to enjoy the golden sands and crystal clear waters;
- Leisure and fun
A country full of international events such as Rock in Rio or the Web Summit and in its cities, especially close to riverside areas, you will find bars and restaurants and nightlife.
Also If you want to have fun, listen to your music and dance until you drop you can go to the most incredible summer festivals in Portugal.
You can find all about Portugal in here www.visitportugal.com
O Ensino Lusófona has Universities and Higher Polytechnic and University Institutes in the main Portuguese cities and from North to South of Portugal
PORTO E VILA NOVA DE GAIA
Learn more about study in Porto e Gaia
CENTRO E LISBOA E VALE DO TEJO
Learn more about study in Lisboa e Santarém.
Learn more about study in Algarve (Portimão)