Portugal & Spain
Collected by Katherine Kneier, AFAR Staff
Calle Arjona, s/n, 41001 Sevilla, Spain
The Mercado Lonja Del Barranco located in Seville, Spain is a vibrant market filled with tapas bars. You can get great fish, including fresh octopus and other amazing tapas and drinks. It is very open and there is even the opportunity to purchase...
Calle Muñoz y Pabón, 9, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
Seville is a magical city in Spain. It is know for its flamenco and has great tapas restaurants. I loved walking the small streets and exploring the city but one of my favorite experiences was a walk on the promenade. There is a great...
R. João do Outeiro 24, 1100-246 Lisboa, Portugal
Located in the Mouraria neighborhood—the birthplace of fado—this restaurant is a prime pick for sampling traditional Portuguese food. The codfish, or bacalhau, is a must here. It is served with plenty of bread to clean your plate. In the style of...
R. Augusta 2, 1100-053 Lisboa, Portugal
The sheer size of the Triumphal Arch in Lisbon is breathtaking and a must see. It is located close to the water and is the start to Rua Augusta which is a closed street to cars in the center of the city. It is worth taking the elevator and some...
R. Augusta 24, 1100-053 Lisboa, Portugal
Located in the center of Lisbon on Rua Augusta is MUDE- the museum of Design and Fashion. There is no charge for entry and worth walking through. There is mostly furniture and costumes on display and interesting to see all the designs and...
Praça Dom Francisco Gomes 2, 8000-168 Faro, Portugal
If you are in Lisbon, I recommend renting a car and driving to The Algarve area. It is an absolutely beautiful area located along the coast at the Southern part of the country. We stopped at a quaint little town called Faro that was right on the...
Carretera de Arcos-Jerez de la Frontera, Km 10, 11405 Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain
The MotoGP circuit travels throughout the world. I was in Spain during the MotoGP that took place close to Jerez that is just about an hours drive from Seville so we decided to go. It is worth staying a few nights in Seville to experience the...
R. da Barroca 27, 1200-047 Lisboa, Portugal
The seafood in Lisbon is incredible and a must have anyplace you go. Located in the center of the city is a cute restaurant called Fidalgo that had been recommended by a local. It is a traditional Portuguese restaurant and they have a variety of...
Calle San Fernando, 2, 41004 Sevilla, Spain
If you are in Spain and looking to live like royalty the Hotel Alfonso XIII located in Sevilla is the place to stay. Located in the center of the city is it steps away from the main part of the city and the riverside promenade. The rooms a great...