Travel To Portugal – Top 10 Best Places

Guess ninety percent of worldwide travelers could speak out the names of Lisbon and Porto only as far as traveling in Portugal is concerned. Indeed, there is more than that. To get the most out of this once Europe’s hidden treasure, check out the top 10 places you must not miss.

  1. Lisbon – A scenic city of old-world neighborhoods, tiny fado-clubs and myriad layers of untold secrets
  2. Porto – An enchanting and verve-filled historic city with Roman ramparts, Parisian-style squares and chic clubs
  3. Coimbra – Portugal’s ‘Oxford’, with a hallowed university, fado-singing students and marvelous Roman ruins nearby
  4. Sintra – a Fairy-tale setting of castles and misty forests, with a jewel-box sized village at its heart
  5. Braga – A lively university town with a magnificent cathedral and dozens of splendid churches
  6. Evora – Beautiful medieval town with pretty squares surrounded by Roman, Moorish and Renaissance remains
  7. Lagos – Surfer-packed bars, diverse restaurants and endless beach – one of the Algarve’s most happening destinations
  8. Guarda – the highest city in Portugal, standing 1000 meters above the sea.
  9. Guimaraes – the founding place of the nation
  10. Funchal – the capital of Madeira Island

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map of Portugal – attractions

Castelo de Sao Jorge overlooking the lovely town, Lisbon, Portugal

Castelo de Sao Jorge overlooking the lovely town, Lisbon, Portugal

Another gorgeous nightview highlighting the Castle of Sao Jorge (Castle of Saint George), Lisbon, Portugal

Another gorgeous nightview highlighting the Castle of Sao Jorge (Castle of Saint George), Lisbon, Portugal

Baroque staircase of religious sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte.

Baroque staircase of religious sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte.

Cloisters of Mosteiro dos Jer forming a terrific angle for photoshoot

Cloisters of Mosteiro dos Jer forming a terrific angle for photoshoot

Elevador da Bica, furniculars in Lisbon is the city highlight that you must not miss

Elevador da Bica, furniculars in Lisbon is the city highlight that you must not miss

Exterior detail of the tiled church, Capela das Almas de Santa Catarina

Exterior detail of the tiled church, Capela das Almas de Santa Catarina

Exterior of Palacio de Sao Bento (Portuguese Parliament), Sao Bento.

Exterior of Palacio de Sao Bento (Portuguese Parliament), Sao Bento.

Fountain at Praca Dom Pedro IV (Rossio).

Fountain at Praca Dom Pedro IV (Rossio).

Gorgeous moment at Douro River with Arrabida bridge, a beautiful modern practical construction as well as the 9th world's longest concrete arch bridge in the world, overhanging magnificently over Atlantic ocean

Gorgeous moment at Douro River with Arrabida bridge, a beautiful modern practical construction as well as the 9th world’s longest concrete arch bridge in the world, overhanging magnificently over Atlantic ocean

Overhead of city, seen from Se to Northwest. The Torre dos Clerigos dominates the skyline.

Overhead of city, seen from Se to Northwest. The Torre dos Clerigos dominates the skyline.

Praca da Liberdade (Liberdade Square) at night. This square located in Porto, Portugal, is an important avenue of the city

Praca da Liberdade (Liberdade Square) at night. This square located in Porto, Portugal, is an important avenue of the city

The artfully-lined human skulls and skeletons in the ghoulish Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones), Igreja Real de Sao Francisco (Royal Church of St. Francis), Evora, Portugal

The artfully-lined human skulls and skeletons in the ghoulish Capela dos Ossos (Chapel of Bones), Igreja Real de Sao Francisco (Royal Church of St. Francis), Evora, Portugal

The beautiful Cascais sea front spotted with summer crowds at Praia da Rainha (The Queen's beach)

The beautiful Cascais sea front spotted with summer crowds at Praia da Rainha (The Queen’s beach)

The Eduardo VII Park is a public park in Lisbon, Portugal paying homage to Edward VII of the United Kingdom who visited Portugal in 1902 to strengthen the relations between the two countries.

The Eduardo VII Park is a public park in Lisbon, Portugal paying homage to Edward VII of the United Kingdom who visited Portugal in 1902 to strengthen the relations between the two countries.

These Porto houses  staying in harmony to make a world-class painting that could win a nobel prize any year

These Porto houses staying in harmony to make a world-class painting that could win a nobel prize any year

Torre de Bel (Belem Tower) looks awesome in the sunset. This fortified tower located in the Belem district of Lisbon, Portugal, is a UNESCO World Heritage site

Torre de Bel (Belem Tower) looks awesome in the sunset. This fortified tower located in the Belem district of Lisbon, Portugal, is a UNESCO World Heritage site

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