A nation that has yielded great explorers such as Vasco de Gama, Henry the Navigator, and Álvares Cabral, Portugal carries its weight in history. Formally known as the Portuguese Republic, Portugal is the westmost country of Europe. Its position and abundance of pioneering spirit has contributed to it being one of the most significant influences and empires in western expansion.
Portugal can be considered one of the world’s more globalized and peaceful nations.Today Portugal has much to celebrate: its nation, people, art, architecture, soccer stars, cuisine, and more. A look through this rich photo gallery of the country’s many quaint and fascinating sights shows you the old, the new, the urban beauty, the coasts, and hopefully gives you a taste of Portuguese Divirta-se!