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The best of Portugal

Portugal is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. Today we would like to give it a closer look and give you a few ideas for a trip around this amazing country.

 

Lisbon

The capital and the largest city of Portugal is at the same time one of its most wonderful treasures. Full of small winding streets, colorful buildings, beautiful and monumental pearls of architecture, iconic yellow trams and romantic fado music it is filled with extraordinary atmosphere. It is simply a dream town for a great weekend!

 

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Porto

This marvelous port city captivates tourists with its warm climate and incredible sights.

It is located on the river Duoro, famous for the vineyards located along its banks. Since it is located by the ocean it also gives you great opportunity to relax and enjoy the sun as well as learn surfing if you prefer more active holidays. Thanks to many observation points you can observe the beauty of this place all throughout the day. Of course, the most unique is the sunset. Such a view can not be missed!

 

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Faro

Faro is the largest city in the most popular tourist region of Portugal – the Algarve, a great base for exploring southern Portugal and a perfect place for a lazy, peaceful holiday. It is ideal for lovers of beaches and rocky cliffs. The city is full of gorgeous buildings and small, lovely cafes where you can spend the whole day simply watching the World around you.

 

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Lagos

Also located in Algarve is Lagos. It is a fishing port and a shopping and tourist center. For many years, it has attracted tourists with the surrounding beaches, called by many the best of the region. And indeed, the beaches of Lagos don’t have many rivals in the area. Crystal clear, turquoise water makes the place look like it’s out of this World!

 

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Sintra

Sintra is an extremely picturesque town located in the Serra de Sintra hills, west of Lisbon. Because of its cool climate, once the nobility and the elites from all over the country used to go there to build elaborate palaces, extravagant mansions, and amazing gardens. Thanks to this wonderful sights, Sintra is a very popular tourist attraction and a frequent destination for day trips from Lisbon.

 

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Cascais

Cascais is a charming fishing town, located on the western edge of the Lisbon coast, where there are wonderful beaches. Its old town combines splendid 19th-century architecture and traditional fishing houses. It is a lovely little town that is definitely worth a visit!

 

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Portugal is an amazing country that, when traveling around Europe, should never be missed!

 

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