Still not sure where you are going to spend your next vacation? What do you think if we propose you a nearby, cheap destination with a lot to offer? We are referring to Portugal, a country that has everything the traveler could want, including beautiful towns that are worth knowing.
Knowing that we have left many in the pipeline, today in Hard Hobbit To Break We wanted to take a tour of some of the best towns in the neighboring country. Would you like to join us?
First of all, we are going to tell you about Sintra, a villa belonging to the District of Lisbon that, for a long time, was the residence of the kings of Portugal. Here you can find historical mansions and numerous castles, such as the Sintra National Palace, the Pena Palace, the Quinta de Regaleira, the Castelo dos Mouros and the Moserrate Palace.
Valença do Minho
We continue our tour of the most beautiful villages in Portugal in Valença do Minho, a beautiful town located in the Viana do Castelo District. As you can see in the image, this territory is surrounded by a strength created from different star-shaped modules. Inside you will find that medieval essence that the traveler likes so much.
We return to the District of Portugal to tell you about Óbidos, a town declared National Heritage that preserves some of the most important buildings of the medieval era in Portugal such as its Castle, which dates back to the 12th century. Also, you will love their houses white Andalusian style.
Another town that cannot be missing from our list is Marvao, a town belonging to the Portalegre District that seems to have frozen in time. Located in the Alentejo region, it surprises for its fortified shape and for being located on top of a hill. Inside we find white houses with picturesque roofs.
Angra do Heroismo
Nor could Angra do Heroismo, the capital of Terceira Island, in the Azores, be missing from this list. Although it is actually a city, it maintains that village air sailor, with a nice port and an old part with beautiful houses.
We also want to talk about Chaves, a town located in the north of Portugal, next to the river Tamega. Its rich heritage includes beautiful churches, a beautiful medieval old town, a castle and a Roman bridge. In addition, its spas stand out.
We continue our tour in Elvas, a town located in the Portalegre District. It is a beautiful fortified city that preserves in perfect condition the three forts and the belt of ramparts. In fact, it is one of the most complex military structures in Europe. In addition to walking through the interior of the wall, you will love visiting its aqueduct.
Another town that cannot be missing from the list is Ericeira, a villa with eight centuries of history perfect for spending a vacation by the sea. Located 50 kilometers from Lisbon, it offers clean waters, excellent quality beaches and a perfect environment for take a walk, discovering a colorful popular architecture, small fishing moorings and beautiful chapels.
Nor could we forget Silves, a beautiful town located in the Faro District, in the Algarve, which stands out for its castle Arab, which is the best preserved in all of Portugal, its cathedral, its medieval red stone wall and its winding alleys.
Finally, we want to talk about Monsanto, a town located on the slopes of a steep mountain that has a castle from the time of the Templars at its summit. What is most striking is that some houses seem to have been crushed by rocks.
The most charming village in Portugal | Getaway (June 2023)