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Portugal- famous for sun, sea, sand, sardines and sangria... but that's not all
This beautiful, diverse little country has so much more to offer. Forget standard tourism in Portugal, this is fast becoming one of the top destinations in Europe for adventure travel.
So this year why not indulge your passion for adventure, perfect a sport or try something new?
On this site you can
So what do YOU want from your next holiday?
what will it be this year...blokarting, paragliding, dolphin watching, water skiing...?
to improve your game?
golf, tennis, horseriding, surfing...whatever your sport enjoy expert tution in the sunshine then challenge your friends!
to face a new challenge?
remember those new year's resolutions? Why not make this the year you have fun in Portugal discovering a new talent or taking a sport to a new level?
peace and relaxation?
find stress relief in luxurious spas, on beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, under craggy mountains or in ancient granite villages- whatever your dream is let us show you how to find and enjoy it in Portugal.
to get back to nature?
Why not discover one of Europe's least populated countries on foot, by bike, horse or even canoe? The perfect vacation destination for nature lovers, fishing aficionados and birdwatchers.
With every type of sport and adventure on offer from water parks to swimming with dolphins to cycle trails to bodyboarding, Portugal is a safe, child friendly country with enough activities to tire out the most energetic kid!
Whatever your age, interests or fitness levels, sport and adventure days out give you the chance to see the country, and maybe even yourself, in a new light. So this year why not find a new way to enjoy the sun and scenery and then feel smug tucking into Portugal's scrumptious food and wine and wow your friends with photos of your adventure?
Here at Portugal Sport and Adventure we've been donning our trainers and doing all the leg work to bring you detailed information, news, recommendations, contacts and above all inspiration. With so many opportunities for fun adventures and challenging sports tourism in Portugal will never be the same again!
Featured Days Out and Holidays in Portugal
For each region you'll find more ideas and information on the dedicated pages (see the links to the right of this column)
Lisbon and Central Portugal
favourites include sailing
, boat trips
, surf camps riding Lusitano horses
multi activity holidays
Popular activities in Northern Portugal
include horse riding holidays
, adventurous days out
If you're heading to the south
of the country why not try paragliding, skydiving, a microlight flight
, horse riding, kitesurfing
and retreat holidays
, climbing blokarting
, or birdwatching?
The breathtaking landscapes of the Azores
islands are well worth a visit and you can explore them on foot
, or by jeep tour
. How about climbing Mount Pico
for an even better view! For many people though their most memorable Azores adventures are out on the water with
scuba-diving and swimming with dolphins
, whale watching
and big game or sea fishing off Sao Miguel
Last but not least favourite activities on the beautiful island of Madeira
, dolphin and whale watching
, bike tours birdwatching
and for the adventurous canyoning
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