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Exploring Portugal – Vakantiebeurs 2024

Algarve, Portugal.

Portugal, a perennial favourite among Dutch travellers, continues to allure with its rich cultural variety, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality. At Vakantiebeurs 2024 in Utrecht, Portugal takes center stage, showcasing its diverse attractions, and inviting visitors to explore into the unique experiences each region has to offer.

Alentejo, Portugal

Alentejo: Where Tradition Meets Tranquility

Portugal’s participation at Vakantiebeurs 2024 is a journey through its enchanting regions. Alentejo, renowned for its wine and cork production, captivates with its timeless charm. Nestled beyond the rolling plains, the Serra de São Mamede Nature Park unveils itself as a hidden treasure. Winter transforms this landscape into a breathtaking vista, offering panoramic views from São Mamede’s 1,025-meter peak. Visitors can immerse themselves in the natural splendor and explore the diverse fauna and flora thriving at high altitudes.

Azores, Algarve, and the Enchanting “Centro”

Beyond Alentejo, the Portuguese stand at Vakantiebeurs 2024 beckons visitors to discover the Azores, Algarve, and the captivating region known as “Centro.” The Azores, an archipelago of lush green islands, promises a unique blend of nature and tranquility. Meanwhile, the Algarve, with its sun-kissed beaches and picturesque cliffs, remains a perennial favorite.

“Centro,” extending from Porto to nearly Lisbon, boasts historical gems such as Coimbra, home to the oldest university in Portugal, one of the oldest in Europe and an UNESCO world heritage site. The region also embraces the famous pilgrimage site of Fatima and the awe-inspiring big wave surfing coast of Nazare.

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Portugal at Pavilion 8: A Central Hub of Exploration

The heart of Portugal’s showcase at Vakantiebeurs 2024 lies in Pavilion 8. This central location ensures that visitors can seamlessly navigate through the various regions, discovering the diverse offerings that make Portugal a multifaceted destination. Diplomats have the opportunity to engage on Travel Trade Day, scheduled for January 10th, while the general public is invited to explore the Portuguese stand throughout the fair from 11 to 14 January 2024 at the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht.

A Taste of Portugal: Cuisine, Culture, and Hospitality

Apart from its breathtaking landscapes and historical landmarks, Portugal entices visitors with its delectable cuisine, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality. At Vakantiebeurs 2024, attendees can savor the essence of Portugal through culinary demonstrations, cultural performances, and firsthand interactions with representatives from the Embassy of Portugal in The Hague and regional tourist boards.

As Portugal unfolds its treasures at Vakantiebeurs 2024, it invites the Dutch market to embark on a journey filled with discovery, relaxation, and the genuine warmth that defines the Portuguese experience. Whether it’s the serene beauty of Alentejo, the azure waters of the Azores, or the historical marvels of “Centro,” Portugal beckons, promising an unforgettable adventure for all who choose to explore its wonders.

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