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Driving Portugal’s Wine Country

Is the Douro Valley about to become one of Europe’s next great wine destinations?Shane Mitchell winds her way through the sunbaked countryside, stopping at converted...

World's Most Scenic Train Rides

Travel the old-fashioned way for a front-row seat to the world’s most beautiful landscapes. All aboard!

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It List: The Best New Hotels 2011

From a pioneering farmstead in South Africa to a sexy Manhattan skyscraper, these are the year’s best new hotels.

World's Coolest Staircases

Skip the elevator: these unique staircases take cool to new heights.

A-List 2010: World's Top Travel Agents

T+L evaluated thousands of travel agents to create this highly selective list just for you.

Europe's Best Wine Bars

Whether you’re sipping in Spain or tippling in Turin, T+L has the spot for you.

World's Top Waterfront Cities

“On the waterfront” in these cities means vibrant markets, spontaneous performances, and happening social scenes.

The Monastery-as-Hotel: Second Comings

Across Europe, ancient monasteries are being reinvented as luxury hotels with rigorously chic interiors and 21st-century amenities. Is there still space among all the indulgences...

Portugal for Art Lovers

Porto has begun preparing for its role as the European Cultural City of 2001.
HOTELS

Casas do Côro

Just south of the Douro Valley, Carmen and Paulo Romão have converted six stone structures into guesthouses with modern suites. more ›


RESTAURANTS

D.O.C., Folgosa

An extensive wine list accompanies chef Rui Paula’s modern Portuguese menu. Order the smoked duck breast with requeijão cheese and a glass of tinto as you eat on the waterfront deck.... more ›


ACTIVITIES

Quinta do Vale D. Maria

Vineyard tours and tastings are by appointment only at this boutique producer in the Rio Torta Valley. more ›


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