Top Portugal Tourist Attractions

Near the train station, you find the Cathedral of Porto (Sé do Porto) that was built in the 12th century as a fortress church. The church is characterized by an unusual mix of architectural styles... read more arrow

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Like within the Porto Cathedral, gold is as well abundantly used for the elaborated decorations inside the Church of São Francisco. What from outside looks like an ordinary Gothic and Baroque construction, has the most extraordinary church interior; unquestionably one of the most opulent in whole Portugal... read more arrow

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Porto held as well endless churches that are decorated with the finest tiles in white and blue, and here and there a touch of yellow, the famous "azulejos". They not only adorn the walls of churches and monasteries but also of simple houses and fountains... read more arrow

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Even if you are not taking a train, this beautiful railway station is an absolute attraction. Not only the tiles but also the stained-glass windows and the black and white tiled floors are stunning... read more arrow

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Taking the small stairs nearby the Cathedral of Porto, you arrive at the alluring Ribeira district. Ribeira is one of the oldest zones of Porto, made up of medieval streets, narrow alleyways, staircases and scenic spots... read more arrow

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You cannot leave Porto without a port wine tasting in Vila Nova de Gaia. This district, also known as Gaia, is home to the terracotta-topped port houses that store most of the world’s supply of Port... read more arrow

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If you want to learn more about port wine, then make a day trip to the Douro Valley. An attractive route of 120km (75 miles) along the winding river the Douro, takes you to the lovely villages from Porto to Pinhao and Tabuaço... read more arrow

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The Sitio of Nazaré is an old small city high up on a cliff overlooking the stunning Nazaré Beach. To get to the top from the beach, take the funicular from the Eiffel era... read more arrow

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One of the neighborhoods in the upper town of Lisbon is the Bairra Alto - which means 'high district'. This area is the entertainment area of the city; here you will find cool restaurants, trendy tapas bars, and many other cozy cafes to enjoy a drink and a lively nightlife... read more arrow

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Chiado - situated next to the Bairro Alto district - is a noble shopping area with all kinds of facilities such as famous Portuguese fashion houses, bookstores, as well as theaters, museums, and restaurants. If you like to take a little rest, you should go to the classic coffee house ‘A Brasileira’; that is still frequently visited by the high class of Lisbon to take an afternoon drink... read more arrow

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Alfama is the oldest and most famous neighborhood of Lisbon. This charming area is an attraction in itself... read more arrow

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The suburb of Belem (west of downtown) is home to one of the most decorated churches in Portugal, the Jeronimos Monastery. This grand religious building was founded by King Manuel I in celebration of the successful Portuguese voyages around the world... read more arrow

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The Natural Park of Sintra-Cascais offers an incredible diversity of landscapes, including dunes, forests, small lakes, and a beautiful rugged coastline with rocky cliffs.

Furthermore, it is home to astonishing beaches and the westernmost point of the European continent, Cabo da Roca... read more arrow

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The North coast of Faial – accessible from Horta via the circle road around the island - offers a range of fantastic panoramic views. Enjoy the beautiful beach Praia do Almoxarife, visit the villages of Pedro Miguel and Praia do Norte and admire the stunning contrasts between the black lava fields and lush green vegetation in Fajã da Praia and Norte Pequeno... read more arrow

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