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Portugal is full of secrets! Our staff are thrilled to reveal Mercure Local Stories: hidden spots and untold legends only locals know. Explore a city and travelike an insider. Where will you start?

About this country

Welcome to Portugal, a country full of medieval castles, some between forests and other located on steep cliffs, villages with cobbled streets, golden beaches and good gastronomy. It owns several denominations of origin and some cities have been named Historical Patrimony of the Humanity by Unesco. Throughout its territory you can see the legacy left by the Celts, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims and Christians. Besides, every year they celebrate a multitude of festivals.
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Discover our Local Stories

Explore the world. Discover tales. Uncover myths and legends... Local Stories helps you travel like an insider. Where will you start ?

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Come and discover our locally inspired hotels. From the moment you step inside, you will be immersed in the destination. Your journey starts here.

What are your interests?

Are you a foodie? Do you enjoy learning about the local history and culture? Are you passionate about nature? Explore the local stories that catch your interest and let them inspire your next trip!

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