One of the world's most civilised and peaceful places offers a variety of attractive properties to the discerning buyer. Portugal offers a range of experiences, from the hot nightlife of Lisbon to the wine growing countryside to the golden sand beaches. Here is where history stretches back tens of thousands of years and a range of cultures have left their marks over time. The Mediterranean climate makes Portugal one of the most desirable places to live in the whole of Europe. European and Moorish influences in the architecture, food and art offer residents constant beauty. One of the reasons people choose to buy property in Portugal is simply to be around all that delicious food! Simple, yet delicious, the cuisine reflects the bounty of the countryside and the coastline.