What Makes Camping in Portugal So Special?
Year round sunshine
Stunning sandy beaches
Impressive historical attractions
Charming traditional towns and villages
Exciting nightlife scenesDelicious Portuguese cuisine to sample
Despite its small size, Portugal is a nation that boasts something for everyone, from traditional towns and villages set with narrow winding lanes to the enchanting sandy beaches of the Algarve. The rich culture and history of the nation can be clearly seen in many of its well preserved historical sites, while areas such as the Algarve and Lisbon are famous for their vibrant nightlife scenes and are great places to drink and dance the night away.
CascaisVisitors reserving luxury spots at one of the enchanting LUX-camps in Cascais travel here to explore the enchanting marina and play sports such as golf on one of the area’s impressive golf courses. The city of Lisbon is also just a short drive away, making this an ideal place to use as a base while getting to know the big city and all that it has to offer.
The AlgarveThe Algarve is among the most popular parts of Portugal among visitors and each year thousands of guests book a mobile home here to spend their days soaking up the sun on the beach. There are around two hundred kilometres of gorgeous sandy beaches to explore in the Algarve, while the area also boasts impressive rock formations and historical attractions such as the famous red stone castle at Silves.
Attractions in PortugalThe city of Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and most of the country’s historical and architectural treasures can be found here. Among the highlights are Belem Tower, Jerónimos Monastery and Castelo de São Jorge, while the city of Évora also features a large number of well preserved Roman ruins.
Weather and ClimatePortugal is one of the warmest countries in the whole of Europe and the nation is blessed with a Mediterranean climate. The spring and summer months boast plenty of hot and sunny days and this a popular time of year to arrange a luxury camping trip. Although rainfall is not uncommon in the autumn and winter, there are still plenty of sunning days to enjoy as well as heat.
These include music festivals showcase traditional Portuguese folk music and are usually held in picturesque villages against stunning backdrops and among the most famous annual folk festivals are Vilar de Mouros and Paredes de Coura and Vilar de Mouros in the north of Portugal and the Festival do Sudoeste in the south.