8 Of The Most Charming Places To Visit In Portugal In 2018

Portugal is full of charming places worth visiting. From the dramatic mountains of the North to the dreamy beaches of the South, this beautiful country located on the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula has a lot to offer when it comes to culture and leisure. If you’ve been thinking about booking a trip to this country, WarmRental selected 8 of the most charming places to visit in Portugal!

See also: 5 Apartments In Lisbon For The Perfect City Break

8 Of The Most Charming Places To Visit In Portugal In 2018

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1. Lisbon

Lisbon’s popularity is growing every day. The capital of Portugal is known for its sunny weather, colorful neighborhoods, impressive architecture, and a history worth discovering. All that while fado music plays in the background. Make sure to discover each of its seven hills and appreciate the beauty of Lisbon, stretching along the bank of Tagus river.

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2. Porto

Porto is the second-largest city in Portugal. The historic city center was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its picturesque buildings and narrow streets leading you to the Douro River. There, you can embark on a Rabelo boat and take a tour of the over 6 bridges connecting Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, well-known for producing fine Port wine.

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3. Aveiro

With its beautiful network of canals, Aveiro is often called the Venice of Portugal. And just like Lisbon and Porto, it does not lack charm. In this city located in Central Portugal, next to the Atlantic Coast, you’ll find the typical whitewashed Portuguese houses with the traditional azulejo façades in a variety of patterns and colors.

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4. Coimbra

Did you know that Coimbra was once the capital of Portugal? Located on the banks of the Mondego River, Coimbra is home to one of Europe’s oldest universities, making the medieval city buzz with young life. Make sure to discover sites such as the Romanesque cathedral Sé Velha and the Joanine Library, one of the world’s most astonishing libraries.

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5. Évora

Just like Porto, Évora’s historic city center was classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Walking through the labyrinthine of streets of this medieval city in the Alentejo is like being inside a museum. Some of the main attractions include the beautiful remains of the Roman Temple, the peculiar Chapel of Bones, and the 13th-century Cathedral of Évora.

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6. Óbidos

What was once a small Roman settlement is now a thriving town. Located on the west coast of Portugal, Óbidos is surrounded by its original medieval walls. After entering through Porta da Vila, inside you’ll find the typical Portuguese whitewashed houses spruced with colorful flowers, quaint restaurants and shops, and cobbled streets that lead you up to the Moorish castle.

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7. Sintra

Sintra is another picturesque town in Portugal with a magic feel. The Pena National Palace, a fantastic example of the Romanticist revivalism in Portugal, looks that it was taken straight from a fairytale. There you’ll get a panoramic view of Serra de Sintra and the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Another site you can’t miss is ancient ruins of the Castle of the Moors located in the city’s highest hill.

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8. Albufeira

Featuring soft golden sand, clear waters, and breathtaking cliffs, Albufeira is one of the most popular cities of the Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal. Mainly known for being the party center of the region, Albufeira has a lot more to offer, making it the perfect place for a relaxing yet fun vacation.

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