Portugal Past and Present

Romantic
Romantic
10-14
days

Portugal is a unique country with a rich history and a thriving present-day. This romantic trip allows you to explore both aspects of this special country.

In this trip

  • CultureCulture
  • Night LifeNight Life
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • BeachesBeaches

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Lisbon, Portugal

  • 2

    Coimbra, Portugal

  • 3

    Porto, Portugal

  • 4

    Nazare, Portugal

  • 5

    Lisbon, Portugal

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Things to do in and around Lisbon

  • Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon
  • Lisbon 1
  • Jeronimos Monastery, Belem
  • Lisboa, Lisbonne
  • P1020718
  • Sintra, Portugal
  • Mafra National Palace - Palácio Nacional de Mafra - 2
  • Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
  • Lisbon With Langon - 26
  • Exterior of Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga Lisbon
  • Rua Augusta
  • Palácio Nacional da Pena- Sintra (Explore)
  • Cruz Alta
  • just another day
  • Bairro Alto, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Chinese Propaganda Posters at the Service of Politics
  • Torre de Belem, Lisbon
  • :: Cabo Espichel
  • Evora
  • The Oldest Church
  • Lisbon clouds
  • Arco da Rua Augusta, Lisbon
  • JSPA(21-11-2007)_03
  • Peneda - Geres National Park, Portugal-6
  • Serra da Estrela (VI)
  • Lisboa Cool_Visitar_Museu do Azulejo-7
  • Museum
  • P1000133
  • IMG_2031
  • Castelo dos Mouros
  • Palácio de Monserrate II
   
1

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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Things to do in and around Coimbra

  • Coimbra
  • Coimbra
  • coimbra - praca do comercio (2)
  • 20140621-Portugal-0893-Coimbra-Museu_Nacional_de_Machado_de_Castro
  • Biblioteca Joanina
  • Town of Tomar
  • Sintra, Portugal
  • Portugal-21 - Se Velho
  • Sé Velha
  • Monasterio de Santa Cruz - Fachada de la iglesia 3
  • Freguesia de Tentúgal
  • Guimarães-019
  • Alcobaça
  • The bicycle
  • Duoro Valley-18
   
2

Coimbra

Portugal, Centro region

HistoricNight lifeCultureNatureActive2 nights

A picturesque city set on a hill, which offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes, pastry shops, monuments and nightclubs.

Among the many archaeological structures date back to the Roman era are its well-preserved aqueduct and cryptoporticus. Similarly, buildings from 1131 to 1255 still remain. During the Late Middle Ages, Coimbra began to evolve into a major cultural centre, helped by the university established there in 1537. The university, one of the oldest in Europe, is frequented by tourists for its monuments and history. The historical University buildings were classified as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2013: "Coimbra offers an outstanding example of an integrated university city with a specific urban typology as well as its own ceremonial and cultural traditions that have been kept alive through the ages."
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Things to do in and around Porto

  • Ligurian colours
  • Ramos Pinto Building
  • Praça de Almeida Garett
  • Serralves Foundation
  • Igreja de São Francisco - Salvador/BA
  • Guimarães-019
  • Viana do Castelo (Portugal)
  • 20140619-Portugal-0656-Porto-Rua_de_Santa_Catarina
  • Cais da Ribeira
  • Livraria Lello & Irmão
  • Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis, Porto
  • Costa da Caparica surfing
  • The bicycle
  • Santa Clara interior
  • Casa Museu/House Museum Guerra Junqueiro
  • Jardim da Palacio de Cristal, Porto
  • Jardim do Infante Dom Henrique, Porto
  • Town of Tomar
  • Braga Portugal jardín Santa Bárbara y muralla
  • Conimbriga
   
3

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 Nazare

  • Portugal, Nazare
  • Nazare. Portugal - 27
  • Sintra, Portugal
  • Porto das Berlengas
  • Town of Tomar
  • Mafra National Palace - Palácio Nacional de Mafra - 2
  • Palácio Nacional da Pena- Sintra (Explore)
  • Cruz Alta
   
4

Nazare

Portugal, Centro region

BeachesSmall townsNature2 nights

A coastal town, set on a cliff over a long stretch of sand, popular for its beach, water sports facilities and charming old town.

Nazare has become a popular tourist attraction, advertising itself, internationally, as a picturesque seaside village. Located on the Atlantic coast, it has long sandy beaches (considered by some to be among the best beaches in Portugal), with lots of tourists in the summer. The town used to be known for its traditional costumes worn by the fishermen and their wives who wore a traditional headscarf and embroidered aprons over seven flannel skirts in different colours. These dresses can still occasionally be seen
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Things to do in and around Lisbon

  • Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon
  • Lisbon 1
  • Jeronimos Monastery, Belem
  • Lisboa, Lisbonne
  • P1020718
  • Sintra, Portugal
  • Mafra National Palace - Palácio Nacional de Mafra - 2
   
5

Lisbon

Portugal, Lisbon region

CultureFoodHistoricNight lifeBeaches0 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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