Portugal is famous for its vast beaches and glorious weather. Those who have visited this spectacular location know it for its mouth-watering exotic cuisine, friendly locals that provide all the amenities, and the overwhelming feeling of joy that Portugal gives you. You will be spoilt for choice for destinations and venues to hold your special day for a destination wedding in Portugal. A selection of beautiful destinations includes :

Madeira

Madeira is a subtropical island with endless possibilities as a setting for your wedding day. The first experience Madeira has to offer is its long hiking trails to look over picturesque views and take in the surroundings – this is one for the intrepid explorers amongst us. Once you’ve seen the sights, you need to taste the local delicacies and be immersed in the cultural wonderland of Madeiran cuisine. To keep tranquillity before your holiday and rest you mind, take a walk down the beaches of Porto Santo and feel the sunshine on your skin to give you that pre-wedding glow. If culture is your forte, then take a venture down to a house once inhabited by Christopher Columbus, the museum of Cristiano Ronaldo, and the famous Madeira wine museum.

Porto

As the second largest city in Portugal, Porto has a lot of cultural delights to offer travellers. Take a look at the walls covered in the famous azulejos tiles that offer a vibrant touch to a lot of the beautiful buildings in Porto. The gardens, medieval locations, and cathedrals offer a rich and historic culture that fascinate all travellers that embark there. Most famously, Porto is known for its Port wine and expanding stretch of vineyards that fill the landscapes. There is no better place to get drink for a wedding than the home of Port wine.

Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and has an eclectic mix of exploring possibilities for those venturing across the country. This city is known for its affordability and tranquillity that make visitors at ease. It is key to try the traditional foods of Lisbon such as pasteis de nata and bacalhau dishes – just to add to your cultural experience! Cast your eye upon the narrow, winding roads, and take in the view from look out points across Lisbon. If you are looking for a trendy spot then visit Chiado and boho-chic Bairro alto, as well as the oldest bookstore in the world.

Venues offered by Alia Kilani

  • Sintra
  • Palacio des marqueses da fronteira

Why choose Alia Kilani as your wedding planner

I am a professional wedding planner with 17 years experience in the travel industry, making me the perfect choice for your destination wedding in Portugal. Contact me today to discuss your desire for a wedding in Portugal.