Thursday , 8 December 2016

Places to go in Portugal

Portugal is one of the most attractive travel destinations in Europe. This is a place that offer thousands of unique attractions that will make you spend a perfect holiday in some of the greatest resorts in Portugal.

The wide range of various things to do in Portugal is attracting travelers from all over the world to this perfect holiday destination.

Lisbon

The capital of Portugal is one of the busiest cities in the country. Lisbon is a place where you can meet people from everywhere. There is a interesting mixture of cultures that gives this city a medieval charm. The capital of Portugal stretches on the banks of Tagus and it is one of the most attractive cultural destination in the country. There are amazing monuments and museums all over the city that will show you a part of the rich Portugal history.

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Lisbon is offering a huge range of things to do. Nightlife in the city is busy and vivid. Along the river you can find lots of bars and clubs that operate all night and offer all kinds of surprises and type of music. It is up to you to choose which one is the most interesting for you. If you like shopping, this is a great destination for you. There are many shopping malls and streets surrounded by branded stores that offer everything you can imagine.

Porto

Porto is the city of Portugal which is famous by the great wine that is coming from there. Even the name of the city is coming by the popular wine.You should not miss visiting Villa Nova de Gaia, a place where you will find the Port lodges. There you can get more close to wine production and taste different types of free wine right from the place where it is made. This city is a place which is a synonym of history. There are historical buildings and monuments everywhere. Some of the greatest attractions in Porto are the Romanesque Gothic Cathedral which is probably the greatest tourist attraction in the city. There are many churches that should not be missed by any chance. Most popular are the San Francisco church, the church of Camo etc.

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Braganca

Braganca is another historical travel destination in Portugal. Its most famous attraction for travelers is the Domus Municipalis, a masterpiece that is a unique example of the Roman architecture, and an attraction which is the most visited tourist place in this part of Portugal. There are many other tourist places such as castles, churches and museums, made over five centuries ago that are attracting people from everywhere.

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Guimaraes

Guimaraes is the pride of Portugal. This is the birthplace of the country. It presents one of the best – preserved historical centers in Portugal. Guimaraes was built in different styles during the history, so now this place presents a mixture of historical events.

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Some of the greatest attractions in Guimaraes are the church of Nossa Senhora de Oliveira, the palace of the Dukes of Braganca which is older than six centuries and the church of Santos Passos which is made in Baroque style. These are just a small part of the numerous attractions in the city of Guimaraes. If you visit Portugal, this should be your first destination.

The Azores Islands

The Azores Island are the most visited places in Portugal. This is the part of Portugal that every inhabitant of the country have visited, mostly because of the great climate which is mild during all the parts of the year. The place has more than 250 000 people living there permanently, but the number is always higher because of the huge number of visitors from the other parts of Portugal, but as well from all over the world.

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The islands are famous by the perfect nature and natural conditions. There are many astonishing beaches, volcanic craters, sapphire blue lakes, waterfalls and many other creations of the nature that will keep you busy during your vacation on the Azores. This archipelago is a paradise not only for visitors but as well for local people. They say that there is no better place to live in the world.

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