This beautiful country has so many incredible day trips that you must explore. Getting around by private guide is such a memorable experience. Portugal is a food and wine connoisseurs dream location. Travel from Lisbon, north to Porto or as far south to the Algarve. There’s something for everyone to appreciate.
One of Europe’s most captivating cities, Lisbon has everything from incredible views to interesting history and the most fascinating culture. Your adventure begins in the 16th century Bairro Alto. Lease an electric bike and visit some of Lisbon’s best areas where traditional tour buses can’t go. This bike adventure is the perfect way to get off the typical tourist path and enjoy other parts of truly local Lisbon.
Just a short distance from the center of Lisbon, you’ll explore Cascais. This Atlantic coast west of Lisbon has the most popular beaches which include the harbor beach of Praia de Ribeira, the city beach of Praia de Conceição, and many more towards neighboring Estoril. Cascais has fascinating sights to enjoy, from the seaside cave of Boca do Inferno to the Lighthouse Museum of Santa Marta. You won’t want to miss the sight of the old Fortress of Our Lady of Light overlook the harbor.
One of the most beautiful European cliffs - rising 140 meters (over 450 feet) from the Atlantic Ocean. This location marks the westernmost tip of the continental Europe. Located about 18 km (11 miles) from one of the most beautiful resort towns in the foothills of Portugal’s Sintra Mountains. There you’ll find the Moorish and Manueline style Sintra National Palace.
By far the most famous and most adored attraction in Sintra is the Pena Palace and Park. Its lively colors and unusual architecture trace back to its construction in 1854. The views from this incredible enchanting palace are breath taking.
Rent a car and travel to Óbidos to admire the famous Pousada do Castelo then stop for lunch in the fishing village of Nazaré. Head up north to the wonderful Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima. This religious complex sprung up after the Virgin Mary was said to have appeared multiple times in 1917.
The Algarve coast at Portugal’s southernmost region has been an alternative to the country’s busy beaches. The stunning scenery and affordability make this a great time to enjoy the sun, sand, and wonderful sights. It’s an ideal getaway for holidaymakers from all over the world, and Europeans favorite coastal resort. Enjoy a popular boat excursion from the coastline.