Portugal

Lisbon City Guide

August 19, 2008 Portugal

Lisbon, or Lisboa in Portuguese, is the capital and the largest city of Portugal.  It is located at an Atlantic coastline in the western portion of Portugal where the River Tajo widens as it goes into the Atlantic Ocean.  Lisbon occupies a land area of 84.8 km², making it the smallest capital in Europe.The city had its […]

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Porto City Guide

August 19, 2008 Portugal

Porto, or Oporto, is an industrialized northwestern city in Portugal.  It is the country’s second largest city and sits on the hills on the northern bank of the Douro River.  Its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean gives it a much cooler climate than most Mediterranean cities.  Porto summers are typically sunny, with occasional heat waves, while […]

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