Inspiring travel quotes.

Great thinkers and great writers offer many profound and inspiring thoughts on travel. Here are just a few inspiring travel quotes from culture and literature that we love.

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” – Henry Miller

‘Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled” – Mohammed

”Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover” – Mark Twain

”The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” – Marcel Proust

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign” – Robert Louise Stevenson

“People don’t take trips…trips take people” – John Steinbeck

“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgivement, selfishness and fears” – Cesare Pavese

”We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfilment” – Hilaire Beloc

”Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not” – Henry David Thoreau

 Why Portugal and why us?

If you are thinking of coming to Portugal for vacation, then we hope Classic Portugal will be your choice of tour company. If you are still wondering whether to plan a trip we wish to share just a few of the things we love about Portugal…


Beaches in Portugal are some of the best in Europe. Explore stunning Arrabida, the serenity of Comporta or go see the big waves of Nazare. Sightseeing in Portugal could not be better. Enjoy cultural guided tours to the Sintra moorish castle, grand monuments of Lisbon and the megaliths of Evora, in beautiful Alentejo. 


We offer bespoke tours all over the country including Aveiro, Monsaraz and Coimbra in Portugal. Just tell us where you want to go and we will create your perfect custom tour. As a leading Portugal tour guide, our number one priority is customer service.


There are many places to visit from Lisbon. Our cultural premiere tours include certified tour guides who will enter all monuments with you. Learn the history and culture of Portugal and impress your friends back home!


Enjoyed this post? Check out our private tours in Portugal or you may like our blog posts Experience Lisbon Like a Local and 10 Interesting Facts About Portugal post!

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