Portugal is full of secrets! Our staff are thrilled to reveal Mercure Local Stories: hidden spots and untold legends only locals know. Explore a city and travelike an insider. Where will you start?
About this country
Welcome to Portugal, a country full of medieval castles, some between forests and other located on steep cliffs, villages with cobbled streets, golden beaches and good gastronomy. It owns several denominations of origin and some cities have been named Historical Patrimony of the Humanity by Unesco. Throughout its territory you can see the legacy left by the Celts, Romans, Visigoths, Muslims and Christians. Besides, every year they celebrate a multitude of festivals.
A LEAFY LOOKOUT WITH ANCIENT POWERS
For a sweeping look at Lisbon, head up to the Miradouro da Senhora do Monte...
ENJOY ELEVATED VIEWS OF LISBON
Cross the Tagus River from Lisbon for a soaring elevator ride with sublime ...
TRADITIONAL FARE AT AFFORDABLE PRICES
Over 100 years old, Adega do Olho is a traditional lunchtime workers’ resta...
Discover our Local Stories
Explore the world. Discover tales. Uncover myths and legends... Local Stories helps you travel like an insider. Where will you start ?
27 Local Stories
Come and discover our locally inspired hotels. From the moment you step inside, you will be immersed in the destination. Your journey starts here.
What are your interests?
Are you a foodie? Do you enjoy learning about the local history and culture? Are you passionate about nature? Explore the local stories that catch your interest and let them inspire your next trip!