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4 Jul

Portugal best holiday destination in Europe

Portugal best holiday destination in Europe

Portugal best holiday destination in Europe

A recent survey has highlighted the outstanding holiday opportunities which can be had in Portugal, with the country being named as the best holiday destination in Europe.

Portugal has long been one of the most popular destinations for British holidaymakers, and those who book theirmedical travel insurance cover nice and early with their bookings can enjoy its sublime beaches and local traditions without a worry in the world.

It comes after a leading expert in the holiday market, one which questioned over 2,000 people who had enjoyed a beach break in the last 12 months and stayed in a holiday home. Those included were asked to rate five destinations on the continent, ranking them on parameters such as accommodation, entertainment, food, local welcome and general level of enjoyment.

The results were fantastic for Portugal, with the country achieving an impressive 41 points out of a total 50. Each of the previously mentioned were ranked out of ten, with accommodation and overall enjoyment scoring a stellar nine, an eight for both food and local welcome, plus a further seven for entertainment. It means that Portugal eclipses Greece, the UK and Italy, which scored 38, 35 and 32 respectively. While the UK finished in third position, it was found to be the destination where tourists would be most likely to return to the same place.

A region of Portugal particularly regarded for its beauty is the Algarve on the southern coast, with the resorts of Faro, Albufeira and Vilamoura all offering fantastic experiences for the whole family.

If you are looking to book a holiday to Portugal to discover what all the fuss is about, it is highly recommended to purchase over 50s travel insurance packages at the same time to reduce the risk of being affected by unforeseen circumstances.