Portugal: When to go
If you are looking for an escape to warmer climes, Portugal has plenty to offer whatever the time of year. though it can be a little rainy in many of the northern coastal regions during the winter. However, the islands of Madeira and the Azores, as well as the Algarve are perfect if you're looking for a little winter sun. The best time to visit Portugal is during the spring and autumn with the weather being milder. June to August can get quite hot in the south.