Planning a Trip to Portugal? Here are the Places You Should Never Miss!

Starting your vacationing in Portugal with vibrant and beautiful city of Lisbon, this 5-day planned trip can make you acquainted with many things situated at the soul of the country. Be it connecting with the locals, marvelling at the artistic insight of the people through its beautiful monuments or discovering the amazing diversity, it's going to call for a lot of fun. Discover Lisbon, the city that beautifully represents the perfect blend of modernism and traditional heritage and move further Read More

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If you are planning a trip to Portugal, then this snippet of information will help you! Here you will find the impressive varieties of wines that are the speciality of the region. It’s your chance to explore the splendour of the country and its vines and its heritage. You will see fishers calling out all through the markets. Explorers and discovers can be seen around diving into the ruins of the Moorish designs and ancient Roman settlements.  Be it tasting the divine wines or exploring the traditions connecting far East to the Europe’s shores, you will love every bit of it and marvel at it.

Trip Highlights

  • Lisbon is the beautiful capital city of Portugal! You land at this vibrant city, and your personal guide will take you to your luxurious hotel room.
  • Óbidos is at one driving distance from Lisbon and you can have a perfect plan for the second day of your trip to Portugal.
  • Alcobaça has taken its name from the rivers Alcoa and Baça, along which it started growing. The most spectacular place to look out for in Alcobaça is its blockbuster monument.
  • Batalha is a city located in central Portugal in Pinhal Litoral Subregion! The place has become a significant place after the magnificent monetary was given the status of UNESCO world heritage.
  • Porto - The surrounding is all painted and fitted with thousands of tiles making to fit together. And, the beautiful old buildings are all made with thousands of these tiles.

Tour at a Glance

Day 1: Lisbon – Welcome to the Historical City!

Day 2: Óbidos - Explore the most picturesque locations in Portugal!

Day 3: Alcobaça,  & its Mesmerizing Monastery of Alcobaça

Day 4: Batalha – Explore Monastery of Batalha!

Day 5: Porto – The Historical Centre of Oporto

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Lisbon – Welcome to the Historical City!

Lisbon is the beautiful capital city of Portugal! It’s one of the most vivacious European cities and it so beautifully represents the perfect blend of modernism and traditional heritage. You land at this vibrant city, and your personal guide will take you to your luxurious hotel room. Wandering through the Lisbon city is a delight and that too without a map in hand. Along the Tagus river in Bethlehem, the emblematic monument looks so very stunning. First you will be visiting Belem where you will learn of the voyages of Vasco da Gama. It stands as a tribute to the shining Golden era that remains same since the 16th century. Thereafter will head towards Jeronimos Monastery which represents the ultimate style of Portugal.

Day 2: Óbidos - Explore the most picturesque locations in Portugal!

Óbidos is at one driving distance from Lisbon and you can have a perfect plan for the second day of your trip to Portugal. And, if you are someone who wants to get entrenched into the beauty of the nature then this place is going to be a perfect place to visit. This picturesque location amazingly radiates the charm of Portugal with its quaint houses, cobbled narrow streets and the medieval castle, which once stood as a guard to the region. And, the entire space surrounding Obidos is equally enthralling. The fishing port of Peniche, the Buddha Eden with its fascinating Buddha statue collection and the pristine beaches of Lagoa de Obidos, everything has a distinct charm.

Day 3: Alcobaça & its Mesmerizing Monastery of Alcobaça

Alcobaça city is in the region Centro in Portugal! This city has taken its name from the rivers Alcoa and Baça, along which it started growing. The most spectacular place to look out for in Alcobaça is its blockbuster monument. This World Heritage Gothic complex was listed among the seven wonders of Portugal in the year 2007. The Monastery of Alcobaça is the resting place for King Pedro I and his beloved Inês de Castro. The two had a very tragic story in the 14th century. After visiting the monastery, you could look out to explore more of the Museums and sights in the nearby area. And, you should never miss on going along the awe-inspiring Atlantic coast which is only 15 minutes away from the Monastery.

Day 4: Batalha – Explore Monastery of Batalha!

Batalha is a city located in central Portugal in Pinhal Litoral Subregion! The name of the town has come from word Town. This one is a small town that lies in between the hills of Leiria area, Batalha. The place has become a significant place after the magnificent monetary was given the status of UNESCO world heritage.  This mammoth gem of the Gothic architecture was built to commemorate the victory of the Portuguese in the battle of Aljubarrota fought in the year 1385. It was built to keep the vow made before the momentous conflict by the King João I to the Virgin. And, the entire town is unexceptional, and it will a great idea for you to stay near to Alcobaca, Fatima or Nazaré. And, this will make it a well-deserved trip. There are also great places to stay here that include luxurious pousada, located just opposite of the Monastery.

Day 5: Porto – The Historical Centre of Oporto

The surrounding is all painted and fitted with thousands of tiles making to fit together. And, the beautiful old buildings are all made with thousands of these tiles. And, you will feel like all your senses getting tantalized, looking at the wonderful blue tiles. This amazing place lies on the bank of the Rio Douro. This Magnificent place attracts people for its historic centres charismatic locals and delicious food and wine. The 5th day of your trip is going to be an enthralling experience with so much to explore. Porto houses a breath-taking UNESCO historic centre. You can tour through the city in a relaxed way diving deeper into the architectural symbols including the old stone cathedral which is the best thing symbolising the delectable baroque artwork and ceramics along with the neoclassical Stock Exchange Palace.

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