Porto hotels – discover the best places to spend the night!

To help you to prepare your trip to the Portuguese capital of the north, I made a list of what are for me the top 3 Porto hotels, by category. Plan your visit to Porto and prepare yourself for some great times! What were the selection criteria when choosing the best Porto hotels? I’ve chosen hotels with more…

Visit Porto in 2 days – check here our detailed guide

The city of Porto gave the name to Portugal (Portucale) and to the world famous wine that goes by the same name. However, the city is not just names, it was also awarded with the prize of European Best Destination in the years of 2012, 2014 and 2017. When you visit Porto, soon you’ll realize…

Top 10 of the places to visit in Northern Portugal

Do you want to discover Northern Portugal but don’t know what places to visit? In this article you’ll find some of the most beautiful places in this Portuguese region and in the country. Here is our top 10 of the places to visit in Northern Portugal 1. Porto The beautiful capital of Northern Portugal doesn’t need introduction,…

Top 10 of the best beaches in the north of Portugal

When you think of sunbathing the first thing that comes to mind is the south of Portugal, but Algarve is not the only place with good and beautiful beaches where you can have a great day. Here is my selection of the best Porto beaches and others in the north of Portugal. The best Porto…

Top of the things to do in Braga

Braga was founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago – it was called Bracara Augusta. It is one of the oldest Portuguese cities and one of the oldest Christian cities in the world. It is located in the north of Portugal, known as the capital of Minho, and is the third biggest city in the…

Guimaraes – discover the birthplace of Portugal and its amazing places

The city of Guimaraes, in northern Portugal, will always be associated to the foundation of Portugal, so people know it as the “birthplace of the Portuguese nation“. Some of the main political and military events took place in the year 1128 and led to the independence of a new nation: Portugal. The “cradle city” is…

Top 10 of the places to visit and things to do in Porto

One of the things to do in Portugal is definitely visiting Porto. The city of Porto has a remarkable importance in Portugal’s history – it was the city that gave the name to this beautiful country. By visiting Porto you will discover a city like no other in Europe, friendly people, a rich gastronomy and much…

Top of the places to visit in Peneda-Gerês National Park

Peneda-Gerês National Park was created in 1971 and is located in northern Portugal. It covers a total area of 72 000 hectares (177 915 acres). This park is located in Minho region, in Viana do Castelo, Vila Real and Braga districts, northwest of Portugal, about 100 km from Porto. The park is home to more…