During my trip to Porto and the North of Portugal, I wanted to explore Douro region in many ways and one of them was doing a one day cruise tour in Douro. In this article, I’m going to show you how was my day and, in the end, tell you my opinion about doing a […]
North of Portugal
When you visit Porto and the North of Portugal, you’ll discover a region where cities, nature and tradition come together. In Minho you’ll find the birthplace of Portugal (Guimarães), the Portuguese Rome (Braga), the oldest village in Portugal (Ponte de Lima) and the one and only Peneda-Gerês National Park.
In Trás-os-Montes you must visit: Bragança, the beautiful Montesinho Nature Park, where you’ll find a village divided between two countries and the most beautiful part of Douro.
When you visit Porto you’ll soon find out that there are many things to do in Porto. This is an authentic city like no other in Europe – friendly people, a rich gastronomy and much more.
What are you waiting for? Check below all that Porto and Northern Portugal have to offer.
Are you preparing a trip to the capital of Northern Portugal and still don’t know what to do? Don’t worry! In this article you’ll find the best day trips and activities in Porto but also in other amazing places you won’t want to miss. Best activities and day trips in Porto Gastronomic tours There are several factors that make Porto a unique city
To help you prepare your trip to the beautiful Northern Portugal, I’ve made a list of the three best hotels of each category and I took into consideration the several points of interest in this area. Discover the best hotels in Northern Portugal so that your trip to this region becomes memorable! Information: None of the
In this article I’m going to tell you how my trip to the interior North of Portugal was, more specifically to the beautiful towns of Boticas, Montalegre and Chaves, located between Peneda-Gerês National Park and Montesinho Natural Park. Don’t miss this adventure and enjoy every moment like I did! Discovering Boticas My weekend in this Portuguese region
Recently I went on a road trip to visit some other beautiful places in Northern Portugal: the wonderful village of Gimonde and the beautiful city of Bragança. This city is the main city in this Portuguese region and is only a few kilometres away from Montesinho Natural Park and Spain. Discover the village of Gimonde My itinerary in the northern
I have the pleasure to introduce to you Joana, a reader of the blog that visited the beautiful city of Chaves. She loved this city and wanted to share with all of you the four reasons why you should visit this city in the North of Portugal, a city full of beauty and history: Located
To help you prepare your trip to the Portuguese capital of the north, I made a list of the best 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 than 150 reviews and a
A few days from ending my road trip to Northern Portugal, I visited the wonderful town of Lamego and some of the most amazing villages close to Douro river. Don’t miss my visit to unique locations and discover the authenticity of Alto Douro Wine Region, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. São Leonardo de
After having enjoyed two amazing days in the beautiful Montesinho Natural Park, I drove south to visit Douro International Natural Park, in the border between Portugal and Spain. I didn’t plan to visit this part of Northern Portugal, but my cousin had already visited it years ago and wanted to show me all the natural