Still looking for a destination for your summer vacation? Well then, it will be useful to take a look at what we tell you next! And is that today we are going to talk about some places in the neighboring country that are worth knowing. We are referring to Portugal, which hides truly impressive corners, including paradisiacal beaches and dream towns.
Today in Hard Hobbit To Break We want to tell you about the nine destinations in this European country that have obtained the best reputation on the Trivago portal. As you can see for yourself below, it is not difficult to see why they are the best destinations in Portugal to visit in the summer. Would you like to join us?
First of all, we want to talk about Albufeira, a city located in the Faro district, in the Algarve region. With more than 30 kilometers of coastline, it is not surprising that the main protagonist of this place is the sea. Beyond its spectacular Beaches, a large number of sporting and cultural events are held here during the summer. In addition, it offers a lively nightlife and exquisite local cuisine.
We continue in the Algarve region to talk about Monte Gordo, a parish of the Vila Real de Santo António district. Located in the Ría Formosa Natural Park, which stands out for its extensive system of dunes, this old fishing village is surrounded by a beautiful natural environment.
As it could not be otherwise, Funchal is also present on the list. Capital and largest urban center of the island of Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, this destination stands out for its natural beauty, its welcoming people, its curious traditions and its delicious gastronomy. Separate mention deserves its wines, which are of high quality.
We return to the Faro district, in the Algarve, to discover Portimão, a city that has an enviable climate and an environment natural spectacular. Tasting delicious delicacies from the sea, strolling along Praia da Rocha or discovering the picturesque town of Alvor are some of the things worth doing in this place, in addition to discovering the rich history of the city.
Figueira da Foz
We also have to talk about Figueira da Foz, a city belonging to the Coimbra district, in the Central Region. Known as “the queen of Portugal's beaches”, this destination offers a lot of golden sandy beaches where they form waves perfect. In fact, it is a highly recommended place for lovers of water sports.
Another destination that could not be missing from the list is Vilamoura, an area located in the Algarve that comprises a tourist complex of some 1,700 hectares of land. It is a place quiet, with wide beaches and all kinds of tourist infrastructure. Its marina, which is the largest in the Algarve, deserves a special mention.
We return to the Centro region to talk to you about Peniche, considered one of the best places in the world to practice surf. Of course, you do not need to be a professional to surf at Peniche. On the other hand, we want to highlight its excellent gastronomy, starring seafood and fish; and its local crafts.
Viana do Castelo
In the North region we find Viana do Castelo, a city located on the right bank of the Limia river estuary. It is a destination full of history in which it is also possible to find a beautiful natural environment, with mountains, sea, beach and a beautiful river. The city highlights the Sanctuary of Santa Luzia, which crowns the city from the top of the hill.
Finally, we are going to talk about Sintra, a charming town in the Lisbon district. Here you will find the Palacio Nacional da Pana and the Castelo dos Mouros, two monuments an essential visit, although this Portuguese villa has much more to offer the traveler.
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