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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
Cascais is one of the most popular cities for day trips from Lisbon. It has many historical monuments, attractions and interesting museums. Cascais is just a short train ride from Lisbon.
In this guide, designed for tourists who come to Cascais for just one day, we focus on the most popular attractions of the city. More information for tourists staying in Cascais can be found here. Entrance to all museums in the city, as well as visits to most of the sights are free, but on Mondays and on holidays most of them are closed.
Boca de Inferno (the mouth of the Devil or the mouth of the underworld) is a rock mass 2 km north of Cascais. Continue reading
A small country is located on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula, which today has become one of the most visited in Europe. This is Portugal – a country of numerous fairs, festivals, sacredly preserving centuries-old traditions and culture of its people. Here in rural areas, you can still see women carrying baskets with purchases on their heads, here is still the best coffee in Europe, and it is served exclusively in cups. Here, traditional crafts continue to flourish – fishing, textile production and winemaking. Not sure what to see in Portugal? Especially for you, we have compiled a list of popular places in this country, which included the most interesting sights of Portugal.
It is in Portugal that you can feel yourself as far away as ever from home – at the very edge of the world, because the country is located on the westernmost cape of Europe, and then only the ocean, beyond which there are only unexplored lands.
What to see in Portugal first Continue reading