Lisbon, the city of fado, the seven hills or the beautiful cake of Belem, is one of the must-see places in Portugal, and you will want to return from the first minute.
One of the most visited places in Lisbon is the Alfama neighborhood, full of old houses in ruins, narrow streets, balconies with hanging clothes, neighborhood stores and craft shops, and on the walk you will find the true essence of the city.
After getting lost in Alfama, you can enjoy impressive views of Lisbon from the spectacular viewpoints scattered around the city, hop on an old tram, go to the Bélem neighborhood with its famous monastery, listen to fado in a local bar or have a drink in the Chiado district, among many other things to do in Lisbon.
The Algarve, located in the south of Portugal, stands out for its spectacular beaches and coves in a privileged natural environment, which makes it the perfect place to spend a great vacation.
Sandy beaches and turquoise waters stretch out along the kilometric coastline, between rocky cliffs, which place them among the most beautiful in Europe, such as Praia da Marinha, Praia de Dona Ana or Praia da Rocha.
The old towns with whitewashed houses and narrow streets are perfect for tasting the gastronomy with fresh fish and visiting the old town of the Algarve Faro, getting lost in the town of Tavira, having fun in Lagos or watching the sunset at Cabo de San Vicente.
North of Lisbon is Obidos, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Surrounded by 19th century walls, whitewashed houses with red roofs, balconies and terraces fall in love with cobbled and flowery streets.
You cannot miss the Porta da Vila, the main gateway to the city, decorated with traditional tiles, and a walled tour to take the best photos and views of the city.
Finally, Porto is the last place you should visit, famous for its wine and bathed by the Douro River, perfect for a weekend getaway. There are many places to visit in Porto, such as the Lello and Irmão bookstore, the Do Barreda neighborhood, the Bolhao market, the Clero Tower, the beautiful church and the tiled cloister, or a walk through the Ribeira.
One of the best things to do in Porto is to try its delicious cod-dominated cuisine and have a glass of wine in one of Vila Nova de Gaia’s famous wine cellars at the end of the day.