They call it the Route 66 of Portugal. And, like the iconic US highway, this road defines a nation. The Estrada Nacional 2, or N2 to its friends, was once a 450-mile-long backbone of the Portuguese road system. From a sleepy spa
Away from the Algarve, out in the Atlantic, the archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira are big on nature and small on crowds. The summits of huge underwater islands, they offer very different experiences if you’re a fan of the great outdoors.