Portugal Portugal is a southern European country on the Iberian Peninsula, bordering Spain. It is home to ancient castles, charming cobblestone streets, and vibrant cities like Lisbon and Porto. Photo Gallery Santa Marta Lighthouse, Cascais rabelo boat on the Duoro River Cristiano Ronaldo statue palheiros (traditional houses), Costa Nova Benagil Sea Cave, Algarve Nazaré Livraria Lello bookstore Bacalhau (salted cod) Sintra grilled sardines Porto wine vineyard, Duoro Valley Vasco da Gama, explorer Madeira Island Tram 28 Pastel de nata (custard tart) São Jorge Castle Belém Tower azulejos (hand-painted tiles) Azores Islands Alcobaca Monastery (c) Can Stock Photo / PeterHermesFurian Coat of Arms National Animal Iberian wolf National Flower lavender Click the Buttons to Explore Further Portugal Challenge PDF Books About Portugal Disclosure: The books contain affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Thank you for supporting Globe Trottin' Kids and our global education mission.