Central Portugal

 

When you visit Central Portugal you’ll discover Historic Villages such as Piódão and Sortelha, the mountain ridge of Serra da Estrela where you’ll find amazing landscapes and glacier lagoons.

But the Centre of Portugal is more than this – you can also visit cities where modernity joins tradition, cities like Coimbra, Aveiro, Guarda and Castelo Branco.

You can also enjoy Nazaré and Foz do Arelho beaches, visit Óbidos and the Monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha and Convento de Cristo in Tomar.

Don’t waste more time and check below what Central Portugal has to offer.

Top 10 of the best places to visit in Central Portugal

Top 10 of the best places to visit in Central Portugal

Central Portugal is an amazing region, a place where you can discover villages of rare beauty frozen in time, breathtaking landscapes, cities that know how to preserve their history and at the same time embrace modernity. Visiting this region is definitely one of the...

Top 20 of the places to visit in Nazaré and surrounding area

Top 20 of the places to visit in Nazaré and surrounding area

The beautiful Nazaré is a town like few in Central Portugal! From the traditions that have lingered throughout the years and that are deeply related to the fishing activity, to the big waves that made this place an important touristy location, there are many reasons...

What to visit in Águeda, the city of the coloured umbrellas

What to visit in Águeda, the city of the coloured umbrellas

Located in Central Portugal and 23 km east of the "Portuguese Venice", Aveiro, the city of Águeda became world famous in 2012 because of its colourful hanging umbrellas. Even though most people visit this city to admire the hanging umbrellas (me included), Águeda and...

Travel guide to discover the Centre of Portugal in 7 days

Travel guide to discover the Centre of Portugal in 7 days

With many monuments, natural parks, cities and amazing villages, Central Portugal has much to offer and there are many reasons why your trip to this region will be memorable. Come with me in this travel guide and discover the Centre of Portugal! In this travel...

Visit Tomar and discover its beautiful castle and Convent of Christ

Visit Tomar and discover its beautiful castle and Convent of Christ

Tomar is a beautiful city located in Central Portugal, a city that will take you to the time of the Knights Templar, of kings and queens. In this article, you'll discover everything this city has to offer, from its natural beauty to its cultural and architectural...

Visit Viseu and discover the “best city to live” in Portugal!

Visit Viseu and discover the “best city to live” in Portugal!

Viseu is a city unknown to many tourists (especially foreigners), however it has much to offer, unlike other cities in Portugal! It's not by chance that this city has been elected for several times as the best city to live in Portugal. Located in Central Portugal,...

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

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

Have you ever wondered about the things to do in Aveiro, in Central Portugal? In this article I'm going to show you 10 places you must visit when you get to this wonderful city, also known as the "Portuguese Venice". Why you must visit Aveiro? Aveiro is a...

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

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

There are so many things to do in Coimbra and soon you'll realize that it has a very special mystique, the result of a past full of history. This city located in Central Portugal was the second Portuguese capital (the first was Guimarães) up until 1255, when Lisbon...