Best travel destinations in Portugal

Lisbon

The city is surrounded with Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries and quaint museums which altogether make for the colourful cityscape. The city is one of the world’s greatest historical cities. The must visit places in Lisbon are Jeronimos Monastery, Belem Tower are both built in 1500s world heritage site. The St. Geroge’s Castle gives a bird…

Barcelos

Just north of the historic city of Porto, you will find the city of Barcelos which has been known for centuries for their ceramics. Barcelos is a walled town that is nestled snuggly atop a hill which overlooks the Cavado River. Cobblestone roads wander their way through the city and are lined with magnificent baroque…

Braga

Situated in the middle of the Minho province, you will find the city of Braga, nestled on some of the most fertile lands in the whole of Portugal. This city is considered to be the religious center of the country. There are a number of parks to spend your days in and thanks to the…

Caldas da Rainha

Caldas da Rainha is a busy little market town that has become a popular tourist hot spot over the years. Located along the coast of Portugal, the city is home to some of the finest golden beaches in Portugal. It is only an hour’s drive to Caldas da Rainha from Lisbon which makes it a…

Fátima

Perhaps the most famous pilgrimage spot in all of Portugal is that of Fátima’s. Every year countless individuals come to this portion of Portugal to see the location where the Virgin Mary appeared before three shepherd children a century ago. It was on May 13th of 1917 when a lady who shone brighter than the…

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…

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