The Land of Jews: Castelo de Vide - Jewish quarter - laws made by some Portuguese kings created ghettos of sorts, where only Jews lived in and led to the appearance of Jewish quarters all over the country
This website has beautiful travel photographs from world travelers. I could not stop looking and now I have a very long list of places I want to visit. Floral Entry, Grimaund, Provence, France photo via besttravelphotos
Obidos,Portugal - small medieval village, within castle walls, hosts several festivals through the year including a chocolate festival. has handcraft-designer shops and also famous for a ginger liqueur (served in chocolate cups).
soulstratum: Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal (Crush Cul de Sac)