Top Places you Must Visit in Portugal

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If you have always dreamt of exploring a destination which can make your travel influencer friends jealous then plan Portugal tour. This spectacular destination is blessed with bewitching castles, stunning beaches; sun kissed sea side cities, marvelous cobblestone villages, tempting delicacies and affordable wines makes Portugal one of the best European destinations. So, get your heart melt at some of the must visit places in Portugal. Below is the list of Portugal attractions which will surely make your Portugal tour unforgettable.     

Lisbon

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Lisbon is a postcard perfect destination which is well known for its ancient ruins, deep rooted history, cobbled alleyways, white domed cathedrals, spectacular attractions and old school tram rides. The top attractions in Lisbon which one should definitely head to are Sao Jorge Castle, Gothic Jeronimos Monastery and 16th century Belem Tower.

Guimarães

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Guimaraes is again a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled in Portugal and is also the first capital of Portugal.  There are many amazing attractions in Guimaraes which the travelers can explore while of Portugal tour. Some of the well preserved medieval monuments in Guimaraes includes Church of Sao Miguel do Castelo, Guimaraes Castled and the Palace of the Dukes of Braganza. Apart from all this one can also enjoy hiking at Penha Park.

Douro Valley

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Douro Valley is nestled overlooking the River Douro. This amazing destination of Portugal is well known for supplying grapes to port wine companies. Moreover, tourists exploring Douro Valley should not leave the area without tasting the finest port wines. Tourists/travelers visiting Douro Valley can also indulge in grape stomping tour.

Lagos   

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Lagos is another spectacular destination which is perfect for the ones looking for adventure, beaches and marvelous backdrops. Here at this amazing European destination you can enjoy the perfect sun tan at some of the gorgeous beaches and you can also visit to the awe inspiring Castle of Lagos, cliffs of Ponta de Piedade, Igreja de Santo Antonio and the ornate. This small town is one of the best places in Portugal to stop and spend a lazy afternoon along with some good food.

Sintra

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Sintra is another fantastic destination nestled in the foothills of Sintra Mountains on the Lisbon Coast. It is  a marvellous destination which is blessed with castles, palaces, verdant hills, royal retreats and pretty villas. Sintra is also an ideal destination in Portugal for hiking. Moreover, it is also one of the top rated attractions in Portugal which one should definitely explore. Some of the major attractions in Sintra are the Monserrate Palace, Pena Palace and Castle of the Moors.

 Evora

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It is one of the best destinations in Portugal for the history buffs. Evora is a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site in Portugal and is well known for housing some of the attractive historical attractions like The Roman Temple of Evora, Praca do Giraldo and Cathedral of Evora etc. Apart from all this, Evora has a key attraction which is known as Chapel of Bones which has it’s interior walls decorated with bones and human skulls.

Porto

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Porto is the most colorful destination in Portugal and it is also the second biggest city. This gorgeous attraction of Portugal welcomes the tourists with ancient churches and colorful buildings, baroque mansions and is known for Port wine production. Moreover, at the heart of Porto one can also spend some time at the pedestrian zone,  cafes, restaurants, and can also indulge in street shopping. So, don’t wait plan your trip to Porto one of the most famous destination in Portugal.

 Aveiro

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Aveiro is fondly referred as The Venice of Portugal. Home to several canals dotted with speed boats and gondolas connected by spectacular bridges. It is one of the postcard perfect destinations in Portugal which is also known for housing historic sites, serene beaches, delectable cusiines and amazing attractions. Here at this famous destination of Portugal one can explore some of the marvelous tourist places including Aveirp Cathedral, the Convento de Jesus and The Sao Goncalinho etc.