Cities & Regions Portugal

Although a rather small country, Portugal is famous for its architecture and beaches. Soak in the sun, try your luck in a casino, dance the night away in nightclubs, visit medieval castles and monasteries.

Here are a few of the cities and regions most people visit in Portugal, and why they are so popular.


Portugal’s capital is famous for its nightlife and architecture. Built on seven hills, its historic districts are packed with landmarks. Take tram line 28 for a quick and cheap way to see all the major sites.

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The southernmost region of Portugal, Algarve is mostly popular for its beaches. The beautiful landscape, interesting towns, Cape St. Vincent also attract tourists.

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The Azores are an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. There are plenty activities to do on any of the islands. Museums, wineries, mountains, traditional villages, beaches, wildlife parks all invited the tourists to spend a magic vacation.


Located close to Lisbon, Sintra has become a major tourist attraction, being declared UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its architecture. Day trips from Lisbon to Sintra are really popular among tourists. Don’t forget to visit Pena Palace and Castelo dos Mouros.

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