The climate in Portugal is very different from the north to the south. In the north it rains a lot and it is very cold in winter. It can even snow in the highmountains. In the south, the weather is much hotter and very dry. Climate
Minho Minho isinthenorthof Portugal. Thereistheseaandthemountains. Minho isalwaysgreenbecauseitrains a lot.
Trás os Montes and Alto Douro Trásos Montes is a region with high mountains. Winters are very cold and summers very hot. Alto Douro is the region of Port wine. There are a lot of vineyards in the mountains.
Beira Litoral Beira Litoral isveryfamous for itslovelybeachesanditis a goodplace for fishing. Itis a touristregion.
Beira Interior In this region the winters are very cold and it snows a lot. It is a good place for skiing. The highest mountain of Portugal is Serra da Estrela
Estremadura Itis a regioninthe centre of Portugal nearthesea. Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, issituatedinthisregion.
Ribatejo Itis a regioninthesouthofLisbonandtheTagusriver (Tejo, inPortuguese). Thelandisflatandverygreen. Thereyoucanfindthecultureof rice. Theyalsoraisehorsesandbulls.
Alentejo This is the hottest and driest part of Portugal. There are big farms where they grow wheat and rye. Cork trees are one of the most important Portuguese productions.
Algarve This is the most famous tourist region of Portugal. It is in the south. There are beautiful beaches and the weather is very sunny and hot.