Portugal City Travel Guide
(in alphabetical order) Click on the city for more detailed information.
On the Vouga estuary, this small town is connected to the sea by a canal.
District capital in NW Portugal, agricultural and religious centre.
Cathedral city with the oldest university in Portugal.
Small sister towns in the Algarve province in the south. Cork, figs and oranges are produced here.
Dom Afonso Henriques fought for Portugal's independence here, so this northern town is considered the birthplace of the nation.
An hour's drive from Lisbon, this town of 33,000 people is famous for its pine trees planted by royal decree.
The capital of Portugal on the River Tagus, now spanned by Europe's longest bridge (11km).
Inhabited since the eighth century BC, this large port city on the Douro River is the centre of the port wine industry.
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The Algarve's premier fun Mediterranean resort.
Picturesque river side town only an hour from Porto.
Read a guide to the Algarve's various regions and resort towns.
Beautiful, unspoilt, natural nine island archipeligo in the mid-Atlantic. Mecca for whale and bird-watchers.
Suburb of Lisbon and Portugal's historic gateway to the sea.
Attractive Atlantic resort on Portugal's Riviera.
Hilltop town in Beira Alta famous for its wool-trade heritage.
Historic fortress city near the border with Spain.
Resort famous for Europe's largest casino and championship golf.
Historic town known for its fine marble and earthenware.
Beautifully preserved Renaissance city of palaces, squares and churches.
Portugal's highest town known for its historic cathedral.
Historic Algarve resort with a stunning coastline.
Verdant volcanic island in the mid-Atlantic known for its fine wines, flowers and year-round temperate climate.
Part quaint fishing village; part booming resort.
Historical and picturesque walled village, complete with romantic castle.
Pictureque town in the Alentejo famous for its mansions and unique tapestry.
A bustling, lively fishing port and the gateway to the resorts of Ferragudo and Praia da Rocha.
Povoa de Varzim
12km of sandy beaches just an hour north of Porto around an historic centre.
Home of the beautiful Manueline Igreja de Jesus plus fine wines and seafood.
A tranquil town known for its Moorish Castle and Gothic Cathedral.
Stunning hillside setting & former summer residence of Portugal's kings.
A picturesque resort in the Algarve popular with families and the older generation.
Spiritual home of the Order of the Knights Templar.
Viana do Castelo
The Minho's premier resort.
Vila do Conde
Small, historic port with old town and beaches just an hour north of Porto on the metro.
One of Portugal's most pleasant places to live with a fine cathedral and the outstanding Museu de Grao Vasco.
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