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Beaches are what Portugal does best, closely followed by whitewashed medieval villages and the country’s wine. Fine golden sands run all along the Algarve coastline, in long stretches or tiny coves, framed by mellow limestone rocks. On the west coast, in Comporta, that changes to a tropical, sugar-cube white, whilst north of Lisbon wildflowers poke through the dunes. Even Lisbon