All Around Portugal

From Porto all the way down to Tavira, from culture to nightlife, history to beaches, there is something for everyone on this all around adventure.

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  • CultureCulture
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • Night LifeNight Life
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Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Porto, Portugal

  • 2

    Viseu, Portugal

  • 3

    Tomar, Portugal

  • 4

    Tavira, Portugal

  • 5

    Evora, Portugal

  • 6

    Sintra, Portugal

  • 7

    Lisbon, Portugal

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Things to do in and around Porto

  • Ligurian colours
  • Ramos Pinto Building
  • Praça de Almeida Garett
  • Cais da Ribeira
  • 20140619-Portugal-0656-Porto-Rua_de_Santa_Catarina
  • Guimarães-019
  • Coimbra
  • Serralves Foundation
  • Igreja de São Francisco - Salvador/BA
  • Livraria Lello & Irmão
  • Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, Porto
  • Costa da Caparica surfing
  • Viana do Castelo (Portugal)
  • Santa Clara interior
  • Casa Museu/House Museum Guerra Junqueiro
  • Jardim do Infante Dom Henrique, Porto
  • Jardim da Palacio de Cristal, Porto
  • Braga Portugal jardín Santa Bárbara y muralla
  • Alcobaça
  • Figueira da Foz, Portugal
  • Obidos
   
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Porto

Portugal, Norte region

Night lifeFoodCultureHistoricBeaches3 nights

Famous for its wine, Portugal's second largest city boasts a lovely waterfront and several historical sites and monuments.

Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal, after Lisbon, and one of the major urban areas in Southern Europe. Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its settlement dates back many centuries, when it was an outpost of the Roman Empire. Its Latin name, Portus Cale has been referred to as the origin for the name "Portugal", based on transliteration and oral evolution from Latin. One of Portugal's internationally famous exports, port wine, is named for Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the adegas of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the production and export of the fortified wine.
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Things to do in and around Viseu

  • The bicycle
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  • Sé de Viseu
  • Viseu-005
  • Coimbra
  • Costa da Caparica surfing
  • Guimarães-019
  • Viana do Castelo (Portugal)
  • The Coa Valley
  • Duoro Valley-18
  • Braga Portugal jardín Santa Bárbara y muralla
  • Alcobaça
   
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Viseu

Portugal, Centro region

FoodActiveNatureCultureNight life3 nights

A charming city in the north of Portugal, home to several parks, gardens, and a medieval old town.

Located in Portugal's northern-center the city is a crossroads linking the seaport of Aveiro in the Atlantic coast to Guarda near the Portuguese-Spanish border and then on to Salamanca, Spain. The city is noted on the arts scene due to the Grão Vasco Museum and the Teatro Viriato. Wine making (Dao wines) is an important activity in the region. In ancient Portuguese history, Viseu is noted as one of the major urban centers in the area where Viriathus, a legendary warrior and national hero, lived. With three higher education institutions within its limits, the city has played a role as a regional educational center. Its business community is among the largest of Portugal's interior countryside.
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Things to do in and around Tomar

  • Town of Tomar
  • Town of Tomar
  • Museu de Arte Moderna, Nova Iorque
  • casa dos cubos, embaixada, tomar
  • Tomar, Aquaduct dos Pegões
  • Coimbra
  • Alcobaça
  • Town of Tomar
  • Tomar Santa Maria do Olival 001
  • Synagogue Portugal Tomar
  • Obidos
  • Palmela Castle
  • Mafra National Palace - Palácio Nacional de Mafra - 2
  • Guimarães-019
  • Santarém, Portugal
  • Portugal, Nazare
   
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Tomar

Portugal, Centro region

HistoricSmall townsNatureCulture3 nights

A historical town set on the banks of the River Tagus, home to a number of exquisite Templars, churches, and scenic viewpoints.

The town of Tomar was born inside the walls of the Convento de Cristo, constructed under the orders of Gualdim de Pais, the fourth grand master of the Knights Templar in the late 12th century. Tomar is one of Portugal's historical jewels and more significantly was the last Templar town to be commissioned for construction. Tomar was especially important in the 15th century when it was a centre of Portuguese overseas expansion. In 2013, the Guardian elected The Convento de Cristo in Tomar as the most spectacular place to visit in Portugal, "...Founded by the Knights Templar, it's a beautiful, mysterious and magical place, wonderful to discover and enjoy."
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Things to do in and around Tavira

  • Tavira
  • Tavira
  • PB125085
  • Tavira
  • Tavira
  • Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Lagos - Portugal
  • The castle of Tavira
  • Tavira
  • Roman Bridge at Tavira - Portugal (Tavira)
  • Albufeira  Portugal
  • Faro 021
  • Ponta da Piedade
  • Vista desde Castelo, Beja
   
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Tavira

Portugal, Algarve region

Small townsNatureActiveHistoricBeaches2 nights

A charming town set on both sides of the Gilao River, home to an ancient castle and a collection of Gothic and Renaissance churches.

The city has been rebuilt with many fine 18th-century buildings along with its 37 churches. A 'Roman' bridge links the two parts of the town across the River Gilao. The church of Santa Maria do Castelo holds the tombs of Dom Paio Peres Correia and his knights. The church dates from 13C and the clock tower has been remodeled from the original Muslim minaret. A bust of Dom Paio Perres Correia can be seen on the corner of the town hall. The beach for this town lies past the salt pans and is reached by a ferryboat that takes the visitor to the sand-bar island known as Ilha de Tavira. The island and beaches can also be reached from the nearby footbridge in Santa Luzia.
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Things to do in and around Evora

  • Evora
  • Evora Street
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  • Evora
  • Palmela Castle
  • Elvas - Wellington's HQ
  • The Roman Temple - Evora, Portugal
  • Fishing harbour in Setubal
  • Serra da Estrela (VI)
   
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Evora

Portugal, Alentejo region

HistoricSmall townsFoodCultureNature1 night

This beautiful city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved palaces, Roman ruins and Moorish remnants.

Due to its well-preserved old town centre, still partially enclosed by medieval walls, and a large number of monuments dating from various historical periods, including a Roman Temple, Evora is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network. Evora is ranked number two in the Portuguese most livable cities survey of living conditions published yearly by Expresso. It was ranked first in a study concerning competitiveness of the 18 Portuguese district capitals, according to a 2006 study made by Minho University economic researchers.
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Things to do in and around Sintra

  • Sintra, Portugal
  • Old quarter lisbon
  • Sintra National Palace
  • Palácio da Quinta da Regaleira
  • Sintra (15)
  • Palmela Castle
  • Mafra National Palace - Palácio Nacional de Mafra - 2
  • Serra da Estrela (VI)
  • Obidos
   
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Sintra

Portugal, Lisbon region

HistoricNatureActiveCultureNight life1 night

A picturesque town set at the foot of a mountain range, home to numerous historical monuments recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Sintra is known for its many 19th-century Romantic architectural monuments, which has resulted in its classification as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has become a major tourist centre, visited by many day-trippers who travel from the urbanized suburbs and capital of Lisbon. In addition to the Sintra Mountains and Sintra-Cascais Nature Park, the parishes of the town of Sintra are dotted by royal retreats, estates, castles and other buildings, including the Castelo dos Mouros, the Pena National Palace and the Sintra National Palace.
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Things to do in and around Lisbon

  • Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon
  • Lisbon 1
  • Rua Augusta
  • Bairro Alto, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Jeronimos Monastery, Belem
  • Palmela Castle
  • Mafra National Palace - Palácio Nacional de Mafra - 2
  • Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
  • P1020718
  • Campo Pequeno
  • Lisboa, Lisbonne
  • Serra da Estrela (VI)
  • Obidos
  • Exterior of Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga Lisbon
  • The Oldest Church
  • Torre de Belem, Lisbon
  • Chinese Propaganda Posters at the Service of Politics
  • Palácio Nacional da Pena- Sintra (Explore)
  • Alcobaça
  • Lisbon With Langon - 26
  • belem
  • Lisbon fading
  • Arco da Rua Augusta, Lisbon
  • Coimbra
  • On Cascais Beach
  • Lisboa Cool_Visitar_Museu do Azulejo-7
  • silence! (as in french)
  • Museum
  • just another day
  • Ericeira
  • Fishing harbour in Setubal
   
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Lisbon

Portugal, Lisbon region

CultureFoodHistoricNight lifeBeaches4 nights

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is a lively city filled with restaurants, shops, buzzing nightlife, and historical sites.

Lisbon is the capital and the largest city of Portugal. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest in Western Europe, predating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by centuries. Julius Caesar made it a municipium called Felicitas Julia, adding to the name Olissipo. Ruled by a series of Germanic tribes from the 5th century, it was captured by the Moors in the 8th century. In 1147, the Crusaders reconquered the city and since then it has been a major political, economic and cultural centre of Portugal. Lisbon enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Among all the metropolises in Europe, it has the warmest winters.
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