Porto is the northern capital of Portugal. A special city with a unique atmosphere and amazing architecture. Walk through the streets of the old city, see all the most unusual buildings, try port – our list of 10 things that you should devote time to Port.
1. MEET LOCAL KITCHEN
What, if not the kitchen, will best introduce you to a new place? In the case of Porto, of course, port comes first. In any cafe or shop you will find this wonderful drink. Continue reading
Portugal is a small country on the very edge of Europe. Despite its modest size, you will have to come here more than once. And the point is not even in the huge number of attractions, but in the special atmosphere, once you feel that, you will want to return again and again.
1. RIDE ON THE TRAM No. 28
Without a doubt, the main attraction of Lisbon is the old tram number 28. It looks the same as almost 100 years ago, the modernization was insignificant. Its route begins on Campo Ourike and ends on Martim Monis Square. It is curious that this is not a sightseeing tram for sightseeing of the city (and there are many of them along its route: Saint-Georges castle, Santa Luzia observation deck and others), but a type of city transport. Continue reading
It all started three years ago with a picture on Pinterest. I set up a “to visit” board there and with the thought “dreaming is not harmful” added a magical view of some Portuguese beach to it. It turned out, really, not harmful – so I dreamed up to the best vacation in my life.
As a result of long discussions, a preliminary plan was formed: in a couple of days to have time to say “Ola!” To Lisbon, take a look at the surroundings and move south, where a village house was waiting for us. And the ocean.
How to go?
We flew from Moscow to Lisbon with a direct and convenient evening Transaero flight. Continue reading