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Lisbon and Guimaraes are 'top spots for tourism in Portugal'

Posted by Linda Davidson

Keen travellers using Propex caravan water heaters may like to plan a trip to Portugal for summer 2012, one travel expert has suggested.

According to representatives from Turismo de Lisboa, the country's capital of Lisbon and the historical city of Guimaraes are must-see destinations.

Speaking at the World Travel Market held in London's ExCeL centre, Isabel Salgueiro, account executive at Hills Balfour and spokesperson for the tourism board, mentioned that Guimaraes was named this year's European City of Culture.

Ms Salgueiro described the city as "one of the most historic places in Portugal".

She said: "Guimaraes was the first city of Portugal. It has a beautiful castle."

Miguel Gonzago, visitors bureau brand manager at Turismo de Lisboa, added that Lisbon is a good destination for a more modern ambience. He also said that it offers "very rich gastronomy and a unique atmosphere".