Bragança

In the north eastern part of Portugal, among the highlands, at the edge of the Montesinho Natural Park you will find the quaint town of Bragança. The locals in this town still observe many of the old traditions that have been practiced in Portugal for centuries. Life today is almost the exact same as it…

Vila Real

Located in the Serra do Marão foothills, one can find the small town of Vila Real. The city was founding back in1289 and has played a very important role in the history of the nation. Some of the finest palaces Portugal has ever seen were built in the area during the 16th and 17th centuries.…

Guimarães

If you want to visit one of the most historically important cities in the whole of Portugal, then you need to check out the small city of Guimarães. The first king of Portugal chose Guimarães as the capital city of Portugal following the 1128 Battle of São Mamede. Guimarães is known as the birthplace of…

Angra do Heroísmo

On the island of Terceira, you will find the town of Angra do Heroísmo. The town dates back to the 15th century and has played an important role in European and world history; such an important role in fact that the entire island has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous explorer Vasco da…

Porto

The city of Porto is an enchanting heritage site which is filled with some of the most historic buildings in the country. There are so many great spots to check out in Porto, and many different monuments, that getting a chance to see them all on a single trip would be very difficult. Porto is…

Horta

On the island of Faial in the Azores archipelago, you will find the city of Horta which has a long and enchanted history associated with it. Throughout the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, the port of Horta was the main anchorage site for countless galleons headed to destinations throughout the globe. Today the port and…

Cascais

When it comes to some of the most pristine stretches of beach in the whole of Portugal, you need to check out Cascais. This town has completely reinvented itself over the past few decades from a small fishing village to a sophisticated resort town. You will find plenty of things to see and do in…

Ponta Delgada

Located on the main island of the Azores, you will find the bustling city of Ponta Delgada. Many people who chose to visit the Azores end up visiting the island of São Miguel and of course the city of Ponta Delgada. There are forests and fields in the countryside, but perhaps the biggest thing that…

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